Rachael Yemc selected as Regional Academic All-Star

May 17, 2016

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Yemc, Rachael

La Lumiere School senior, Rachael Yemc, was selected as one of only 50 Regional Academic All-Stars in the state of Indiana. All 50 students along with a school representative who was chosen by the student, were honored for their commitment and dedication to academic excellence during a luncheon on Tuesday, April 26 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Rachael chose AP Physics and AP Calculus teacher, Mr. Ken Andert, as her most influential educator.

In addition to her academic achievement over four years at La Lumiere, Rachael has also been active on campus as captain of the soccer team, a member of the tennis team, and head of the yearbook staff. She has also volunteered for several community service projects, and traveled to Nicaragua with the school to volunteer with Fabretto Children’s Foundation. Rachael plans to attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall, and has been accepted into the Mendoza College of Business.

The Indiana Academic All-Stars is a program of the Indiana Association of School Principals, Department of Student Programs, with sponsorship by Franklin College, Indiana University, Marian University, and Purdue University. Each school is invited to nominate one deserving senior. This year 284 students received commendations as school nominees, which is 34 more nominations than in 2015; the largest group recognized in 20 years.

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