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MSS Alum Inducted into National Honor Society

Class of 2015 students Alex Wivell, Jack Malachowski, and Hannah Hartness, and Class of 2016 students Jeremy Hochschild and Quinn Alley were inducted in the Catoctin High School chapter of the National Honor Society. Additionally, Elizabeth Buchheister of Commonwealth Charter Academy was also inducted in the NHS. Congratulations to our amazing alumni!


MSS '17 Graduates recognized at Catoctin High School Awards

Class of 2017 students Natalie Bosche, Emily Dewees, and Carson Sickeri were recognized for maintaining a 3.75-3.99 GPA their Freshman year at high school. Grace Kovalcik was recognized for her 4.0 GPA. In addition, Grace and Natalie received Departmental Awards for their hard work, strong character, leadership, and willingness to help.


MSS Class of 2014 is moving on!

Graduating high seniors are spreading their wings and flying into the future! Our MSS alum will be heading to:

American University • Carroll Community College • Catholic University • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University • Frederick Community College • Furman University • Georgetown School of Foreign Service • James Madison University • Loyola University • Mount St. Mary's University • Penn College of Technology • Salisbury University • Seton Hall University • Stevenson University • Universal Technical Institute • University of Maryland • University of Tampa • University of Utah • West Virginia University • US Army • US Marines


It's exciting to see what some of the areas of study MSS '2014 will be diving into:

Avionics • Exercise Science • Occupational Therapy • Graphic Design • Physician's Assistant • Pre-Med • Science, Technology & International AFfairs w/concentration in Biotechnology and Global Health • History • Aerospace Engineering and Astrophysics • Early Education • Biochemistry and Environmental Science • Business Administration • Welding • Auto/Diesel Mechanics • Automotive Technology and Business • Social Work • Digital Informatics • Entrepreneurship and Economics


MSS 2014 alumni graduate with top honors at catoctin high school

Noah Wivell (left), Grace Mazaleski (center), and Edison Hatter (right) graduated Catoctin High School with several academic awards, including the Maryland Scholastic Merit for graduating in the top 5%. Each also graduated with Highest Honors (GPA 4.0 & higher) and made honor roll in all semesters. Noah, Grace, and Edison are wearing National Honor Society stoles and various honor society chords.

MSS 2017 Graduates are stars at gettysburg high

Marshall Mott's high school career is off to a great start. Not only has he made honor roll both quarters, but he is one of six student selected to receive the North Star award. The "North Star" refers to the direction in which the school encourages all students are encouraged to aim, by honoring students who demonstrate excellence in character and serve as role models for other students.


Hannah Beckett's career is also taking off! She, too, has made honor roll for both quarters and was awarded the Shining Star for Academic Excellence in Spanish II. We're so proud of our alum! Keep it up, Hannah and Marshall!


MSS Alum Make the GraDe

Our MSS alumni have been hard at work! The follow alum made the honor roll at their respective schools:


St. Maria Goretti High School

Distinguished Honors (GPA of 3.7 or higher)

Matthias Buchheister and Bridget Collins (MSS 2017)

Honors (GPA of 3.0-3.7)

Luke Manning (MSS 2017)

Matthew Collins, Caroline Mullineaux, Fabiana Nogales and Alexei Wood (all MSS 2015)

Jane Bramson and Dahlia Nogales (MSS 2014)


St. John Catholic Prep High School

Students with the Highest GPA

Jack Guinan (MSS 2017)


President's List (all A's or a cumulative grade point average of 4.0)

Jack Guinan (MSS 2017)

Emma Adams (MSS 2016)

Katie Adams (MSS 2015)

Beth Gillis (MSS 2014)


Gettysburg High School

A Honor Roll

Hannah Beckett

Marshall Mott


FCPS Public High School Honor Roll Criteria

First Honors- GPA of 4.0

Second Honors- GPA of 3.0-3.9


Catoctin High School

Every member of the MSS Class of 2017 was on the Catoctin High honor roll! Great job!!


Grade 9 First Honors

Grace Kovalcik (MSS 2017)

Grade 9 Second Honors

Natalie Bosche, Emily Dewees, Garrett Malachowski, Sean Mazaleski, Aedan Myles, Gavin Sanders, Carson Sickeri (all MSS 2017)

Grade 10 First Honors

Quinn Alley, Madelyn Clever, Jeremy Hochschild, Daniel McCarthy (all MSS 2016)

Grade 10 Second Honors

Lauren Haller, Evan Ott, Jean Pembroke (all MSS 2016)

Grade 11 First Honors

Isabella Alley, Haleigh Bowling (both MSS 2015)

Grade 11 Second Honors

Hannah Buckman, Adrianna Bussey, Hannah Hartness, Tara O'Donnell, Alex Wivell, Issiah Wivell (all MSS 2015)

Grade 12 First Honors

Gabriella Ferraro, Ashley Glass, Grace Mazaleski, Kim Shields, Noah Wivell (all MSS 2014)

Grade 12 Second Honors

Eric Himes, Stephen Hochschild, Jude O'Donnell, Lucas Soter (all MSS 2014)


Gov. Thomas Johnson High School

Grade 9 First Honors

Averey Johnson (MSS 2017)

Grade 9 Second Honors

Larisa Tayler (MSS 2017)


Not all high schools report to us. If your MSS alum made the honor roll or earned an award, please let us know so we can congratulate them publicly!


MSS Alum Inducted into Catoctin HS Honor societies

The following MSS alumni were inducted into Catoctin’s Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society): Stephen Hochchild, MSS '14; Jack Malachowski, (inductee), MSS '15; Edison Hatter, MSS '14; Noah Wivell (Treasurer), MSS '14; Alex Wivell (inductee), MSS '15; Grace Mazaleski (Secretary), MSS '14; & Kim Shields (inductee), MSS '14.


Additionally, MSS '15 alumni Tara O'Donnell, Haleigh Bowling, Adriana Bussey, and Isabella Alley were inducted into the National Honor Society.


We're so proud of their achievements! Congratulations!






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