March 2018 Students of the Month

Charity: Misericordia

Sriya Gandhi

The Mathematics Department selected Sriya Gandhi as the Freshman Student of the Month. Sriya is a high honor roll student whose favorite classes include Biology Honors and English I Honors. Described as intelligent, kind and funny, she pushes her peers with her work ethic. She is enrolled in Integrated Math II Honors and has become a key Mathletes contributor, recently winning two first-place medals in regional competition as Lemont qualified for the state finals. Sriya has involved herself in many other extra-curricular activities, including girls’ tennis, Model UN, Scholastic Bowl and Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE). Her immediate goal is to maintain a 4.0 grade point average throughout high school. In her spare time, Sriya enjoys hanging out with her friends and listening to music.

Emily Maher

Emily Maher was cited as the Sophomore Student of the Month by the Music Department. A high honor roll student, Emily most enjoys English II Honors, AP Physics and her band courses. She is a great example of what the school’s music program can offer its students, as she plays the bass clarinet in the Honors Symphonic Band, sings in the A Cappella Choir, is a cast member in the spring musical, and was a Marching Band drum major last fall. She has a drive and desire to be the best she can and tries to lead others in the same direction. Emily also has been involved with Little Mountain Community Theater, and soon will be a published poet. She hopes to continue to push herself to rise to any challenges she may face. Emily enjoys writing short stories and singing, and is teaching herself the ukulele and piano.

Brett Abbott

The Science Department tabbed Brett Abbott as the Junior Student of the Month. Brett has demonstrated significant interest in history, politics and business classes, and is currently enjoying AP U.S. History and AP Macroeconomics. Described as a natural leader, he has an aptitude for helping others and explaining processes. He is a classroom asset who volunteers to explain problems and lead discussions and keeps classroom discussions lively. A National Honor Society inductee, Brett is a member of the band program as well as Model UN, Future Business Leaders of America, Scholastic Bowl and Link Crew. He plans on studying business in college before attending law school, and ultimately hopes to pursue a career in politics. Brett likes to read about politics and play golf, and serves as a caddy in the summer.

Brady Janas

Brady Janas was named the Senior Student of the Month by the Business Department. A high honor roll performer, Brady lists Business Leadership, Accounting and Personal Finance as his favorite classes. He is described as a person of integrity who is respectful to all. Highly motivated and well-rounded, he utilizes outstanding communication skills in and out of the classroom. A National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta inductee, Brady was cited as an Illinois State Scholar. He was an all-conference football player last fall and serves as a Senior PE Leader. He plans on majoring in finance at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and may pursue a career as a financial analyst or look to earn an MBA. Brady works at Ruffled Feathers Golf Course and enjoys watching and playing sports.