St. George’s Independent School has released information about its Class of 2020. Four members of the class had perfect scores on the ACT/SAT, and seven were National Merit semifinalists. Seven will be college athletes. Students from this class chose 41 colleges in 20 states, plus Washington D.C., and Scotland.
Graduates include Keiara Baker, Meghan Barton, Tyler Beasley, Anna Kate Beaudry, Josie Bishop, Thandie Boudreaux, Mary Locke Bryan, Reagan Burford, Shaun Burgess, Kennadee Carlton, Gracie Chapman, Spencer Cotham, Elizabeth Crane, Kayley Crews, Aiden Curran, Isabel Dlabach, Avery East, Maggie Emmendorfer, Claire Epperson, Allison Evans, Snowden Farnsworth, Caroline Finch, Dalton Firtik, Will Fogel, Samantha Garrett, Jacob Gettig, Hanna Gilmore, Win Goodman, Wesley Goodwin, Mac Griffin, Graham Gumbert, Charlie Hancock, Andrew Helfenstein, Alan Henderson, Jada Hines, Hayden Hodges, John Horne, Lauren Hurley, Sam Kuykendall, Anna Larizza, Sarah Liebmann, Caleb Lindow, Gabe Love, Max Martin, Miles Masters, Sarah McDonald, Boo McWaters, Natalie Murrah, Austin Nellessen, Erin O’Connell, David Ogle, Kelan Parsons, Paiden Reed, Eli Reese, Silas Rhodes, Barrett Rivera, Cary Robbins, Katie Royalty, Sierra Sellers, Nick Seward, Aaron Shanaman, Isaac Smith, Elisabeth Squillacioti, Luke Stevens, Annika Thompson, Adi Thrasher, Sam Tremaine, Will Turner, Malaisyah Vann, Caden Wells, Lauren Wertner, Khai Willis, Ashley Wilson, Landry Wirth and John David Wright.


Sarah McDonald

Sarah McDonald is the St. George’s 2020 valedictorian. She has a 5.3 grade point average and scored a 32 on the ACT. Sarah is a St. George’s Scholar with Distinction and will graduate having completed 9 honors and 10 advanced placement classes. She is a National Merit Finalist and was a member of the Cum Laude Society and the National Honor Society.
Sarah’s AP Calculus teacher said, “Sarah might be the first student who makes me question whether I am mature enough to teach her. She sets the bar high in terms of integrity and hard work. Sarah creates the challenges she wants to see and the opportunities she wants to have, and she does it all through will, determination and grit.”
In addition to her academic endeavors, Sarah was the co-captain of Mock Trial Team, founder and leader of the Medical Sciences Club and Recess Club, and a member of the Honor Council.
She was the captain of the varsity cross-country team, a member of the varsity swim team and an avid runner and pole vaulter on the varsity track and field team.
Sarah is enrolling in the honors program at the University of Dayton, where she will study chemical engineering with a minor in bioengineering and polymer science.
She is the daughter of Patrick and Michelle McDonald of Memphis.


Isabel Dlabach

Isabel Dlabach is the St. George’s 2020 salutatorian. Isabel has a 5.19 grade point average and scored a 34 on the ACT. She has taken 9 honors and 10 advanced placement classes.
She is a National Merit Scholarship winner, having been selected out of a pool of 15,000 finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
She is a St. George’s Scholar with Distinction and was a member of the Cum Laude Society, National Honor Society and Honor Council.
Isabel’s AP World History and AP US Government and Politics teacher said, “Isabel’s attitude and approach to learning sets her apart from her peers. She is genuinely excited to tackle new topics, especially if the material is challenging, and deeply engages in the hunt for a solution. She is indisputably the single most exceptional student I have ever had the pleasure of teaching.”
In addition to academics, Isabel enjoys equestrian pursuits as a competitive hunter and horse jumper. She also served as the president of the Fleece of Faith Club.
Isabel is enrolling at the University of Virginia, where she plans to study political philosophy, policy and law, and biology, with a minor in French.
She is the daughter of Dr. Jeffrey Dlabach and Elaine Sanders of Eads.

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