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Ask the HiLite: How can students reach “success?”

Ask the HiLite: How can students reach “success?”

Jessica Konrad

February 23, 2018


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Many students struggle with finding the right path for their future as they begin to prepare for college. How do you help students find answers to these difficult questions? “I think the first thing is really some self-assessment about what your skills and passions and gifts are, so I would recommend ...

Joey McGill

Joey McGill

February 23, 2018


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Just after college, therapist Joey McGill worked as an accountant, but she was unhappy. It was then that she opted for a change. She said, “I was lost; I didn’t know what to do in college. The biggest thing is that I had no idea. That’s probably the most lost I’ve ever felt: when I went to...

Audrey Burdick, 12

Audrey Burdick, 12

Livvie Hurley

February 23, 2018


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Senior Audrey Burdick is no ordinary dancer; she is a ballerina. Dancing ballet 25 hours a week for the Central Indiana Academy of Dance, Burdick commits her life to dance, and said she plans to continue her commitment throughout college at the University of Cincinnati, majoring in dance performance, ...

Peter Messiha, 10

Peter Messiha, 10

Anushka Dasgupta

February 23, 2018


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As an Egyptian-American, sophomore Peter Messiha has a unique journey as a student of Carmel High School. Till recently, Messiha said hadn’t completely embraced his identity. He said, “I used to be self-conscious about a lot of things, I’m Egyptian, I don’t fit in, but now it’s not that big...

Speak-ups: How do you define success?

Speak-ups: How do you define success?

Riya Chinni, Caitlyn Burns

February 23, 2018


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“I think success is trying your absolute best in whatever you define as success or whatever you enjoy the most, or what you strive to do and working the best that you can in that area, no matter if it’s perfect because you can’t always be perfect at something but you can always try your best.”...

Aidan Mellor, 10

Aidan Mellor, 10

Victoria Nopporn

January 25, 2018


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“I like balance in my life; a mix of good and bad experiences keeps me in touch with being realistic about expectations and the things happening around me. Around middle school, when I was entering a bigger school, there were a lot of people I didn’t know and being around that sort of environmen...

Tara Lacy, 12

Tara Lacy, 12

Jessica Konrad

January 25, 2018


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“The time that I felt most alive actually was at a concert because I was just in the moment when they were playing the song. It was so loud and there were so many people around me jumping around and enjoying the music. I felt alive.”

Nicole Didonna, 12

Nicole Didonna, 12

Jessica Konrad

January 25, 2018


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“One of my proudest achievements is making the Ambassadors choir because it has been a goal of mine since I was little and I always watched them perform and I always wanted to do that, so when I made the choir it was really exciting. It just shows hard work pays off because I had to work really hard to g...

Caroline Joliet, 11

Caroline Joliet, 11

Jesse Cooper

January 24, 2018


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“I am often troubled with wanting to appear perfect, or wanting to seem to be put together and seem prepared even though I’m not because I’m often scared to ask questions when I need to. If you’re looking to prove you’re smart, you will be able to prove how by learning all the time instead ...