Meet the Attridge Scholars

Meet the Attridge Scholars

 

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Keira McStravick

Year:  Freshman; Class of 2024

Elementary School:  Joseph R. Bolger School

Parish:  St. Catherine Laboure, North Middletown

Interests: XC, basketball, track, band
Christian Service:  Entertaining at nursing homes/hospitals, beach clean up

Why MDP? Mater Dei Prep provides superior intellectual growth, combined with spiritual, emotional and social growth that is top notch!!!

What makes you a good leader?  The qualities I possess as a good leader include courage to make good choices, determination, honesty, empathy for others, and the ability to get along with everyone.

A special quality you contribute to MDP community?  My quiet demeanor that I hope has a calming effect on my peers as well as my determination to do my best. 

How do you celebrate your faith? I celebrate my faith by attending mass regularly, involvement in Venture-Catholic Youth Group, and maintaining my values.

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Mia Rodriguez

Year:  Freshman; Class of 2024

Elementary School:  St. Thomas the Apostle School, Old Bridge

Parish:  St. Thomas the Apostle, Old Bridge

Interests: Junior National Honor Society, student government, track, soccer, girl scouts, performing arts

Christian Service:  I have volunteered at my church’s soup kitchen.

Why MDP? I chose Mater Dei Prep because of the genuine family feeling the school provided. 

What makes you a good leader?  I am a good leader because I accept my mistakes and use them to improve in the future.

A special quality you contribute to MDP community?  Goal-oriented. 

How do you celebrate your faith? I celebrate my faith by going to Mass every Sunday, and by letting God guide me throughout life.  

 

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Rose Petry

Year:  Senior Class of 2021

Elementary School: Saint Mary 

Parish: Mary Mother of God

Interests: National Honor Society, XC, track, soccer, Seraph Players costume crew

Christian Service: volunteered at open houses for MDP, Bible Camp, sewing facemasks for frontline workers, Rain Foundation

Why MDP? I practically grew up around the school, I adore the community that surrounds the school.

What makes you a good leader?  I try to have the optimism and positivity to help those around me. 

A special quality you contribute to MDP community?  Compassion

How do you celebrate your faith? By surrounding myself with the support I need to grow in my faith and family. 

 

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Sarah Wickham

Year:  Senior, Class of 2021

Elementary School: Port Monmouth Elementary School

Parish:  St. Catherine Laboure, North Middletown

Interests: Global Leaders Institute, XC, track

Christian Service: Altar Server, Eucharistic Minister, Assistant teacher for CCD summer camp. 

Why MDP?  My mother is an alum. She was always telling me about the great school it was and still is and that played a big role in my decision to attend Mater Dei. Continuing my Catholic education and having the opportunity to be a part of several sports teams was also very important to me. 

What makes you a good leader?  I feel that my ability to listen and speak up when necessary is a part of what makes me a good leader. 

A special quality you contribute to the MDP community? Kindness

How do you celebrate your faith? I celebrate my faith by being very active in my parish.