The ILS Connection to Rhodes College

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If you were to ask, “What does Immanuel Lutheran School and Rhodes College have in common?”, the answer would be “Quite a lot.”  Hollie Brown and Claire McElwain (both ILS Class of 2015) graduated from St. Benedict at Auburndale and will attend Rhodes College this fall.  Hollie and Claire each received the Diehl Scholarship at Rhodes College. Allison Hancock, Kerry Love, and Mark Massey (each ILS Class of 2012), as well as David Jones and Logan Payne (both ILC Class of 2014), currently attend Rhodes College.  Allison previously graduated from St. Agnes Academy and Kerry and Mark graduated from Christian Brothers High School.

Hollie Brown graduated from SBA with honors and fine arts distinction. She is also a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (the Math National Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Phi (the German National Honor Society), NEHS (the National English Honor Society), and Tri-M (the Music National Honor Society). This year she received the “Robotics Entrepreneur Specialist” award and received multiple honors in Concert Band. She was President of Delta Epsilon Phi and Vice President of the German Club.

A member of the National Honor Society as well as the English, Spanish and Mu Alpha Theta (Math) Honor Societies, Claire McElwain is also among the first five SBA graduates to participate in the school’s AP Capstone Program. While at SBA, Claire served as Senior Class Vice President, a Student Ambassador, and a Senior Retreat Leader. She was also a member of both the Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

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