Amidst the excitement of graduation, many high school seniors are getting ready to graduate right now. In this series of interviews, we engage with a group of graduating seniors who have redefined the traditional notions of achievement and embarked on paths driven by purpose, determination and passion.
They have dedicated years of hard work, determination, and sacrifice to achieve the highest academic honors in their graduating class. However, their journey is not just about earning a high GPA, but it’s about the lessons they have learned, the challenges they have faced, and the impact they have made on their school and community. In this interview, we will explore the inspiring journey of a K-12 graduating seniors and the lessons they can share to inspire others. We share this with Madelyn Lowther from Lisbon David Anderson High School.
Name: Madelyn Lowther
School: Lisbon David Anderson High School (Lisbon Schools)
Bio: Madelyn is the daughter of Brian Lowther and Courtney and Tim Minter.
What inspired you to strive for academic excellence, and how did you maintain your motivation throughout your academic journey?
I just wanted to be the best I could be. I’ve come so far to not give up.
What challenges did you face, and how did you overcome them to achieve your goals?
Home life, I separated what I have and who I am from what and who I’ll become.
Can you share with us a specific moment or experience that impacted your academic journey?
Having this one teacher in Math Class.
How did you balance your academic responsibilities with extracurricular activities and social life (if applicable)?
I didn’t have time for myself and used my free time.
Can you talk about a teacher, mentor, or family member who had a significant impact on your academic success?
My Uncle was the only one in the family that could help me with academics. However, my grandma started me off.
How did your school support and encourage academic excellence, and what role did it play in your journey?
I was forced to be in the academic classes, and it made me a better person for it.
How did you manage stress and maintain a healthy work-life balance during your academic journey?
You have to cry it out.
What advice would you give to students who are struggling academically or are feeling discouraged?
Find the right supporting teacher that helps and inspires you to learn.
How do you plan to use your academic success to make a positive impact on the world?
I ca inspire people to be the best they can be.
Who is your role model and Why?
My dad, because he’s such an amazing person.
If there was one person that you would like to meet, past or present and why?
My past self to let myself know everything will be ok.
A favorite quote by which you live.
What you give is what you get. Tiana
The journey of a K-12 is not just about achieving high academic honors but about the lessons they have learned, the challenges they have overcome, and the impact they have made on their school and community. By sharing their story, they can inspire others to strive for excellence, persevere in the face of challenges, and make a positive impact on the world. We hope this article has provided valuable insights into the inspiring journey of a K-12 and the lessons they can share to inspire others.