LAKE FOREST – Four Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart students are among the high school seniors being honored as Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) 2018-19 State Scholars in recognition of superior academic achievement. Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top 10 percent of high school seniors from 738 high schools across the state. They possess strong academic potential and are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores and sixth semester class rank.
“On behalf of ISAC, I want to congratulate all of this year’s State Scholars for their exceptional work and wish them much success in their future endeavors,” said Eric Zarnikow, ISAC executive director.
Woodlands Academy’s 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars are: Aleksandra Bartolik, of Waukegan; Genevieve Kerns, of Wilmette; Mary Pinn, of Lake Forest; and Mikayla Swanson, of Chicago.
“I am so proud of our State Scholars for achieving this recognition of all their hard work and outstanding academic performance during their years here at Woodlands Academy,” said Head of School Meg Steele. “I’d also like to thank the members of our faculty who foster the one-on-one relationships allowing each student to determine how she learns best.”
Located in Lake Forest, Woodlands Academy is an independent, Catholic day and boarding, college preparatory school for young women of all faiths grades nine through 12. It’s part of a network of 24 schools in the U.S. and Canada and more than 125 schools in countries throughout the world. For more information, visit www.woodlandsacademy.org.
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) helps make college accessible and affordable for students throughout Illinois. ISAC provides comprehensive, objective and timely information on education and financial aid for students and their families – giving them access to the tools they need to make the educational choices that are right for them. To learn more, visit www.isac.org
Submitted by Woodlands Academy