Student Standouts for April 30

Student Standouts: Latta ’20 and Upper School Yearbook, Erb ’21, Roper ’21, Zacks ’21, and Etherington ’24

Congratulations to this week’s standouts below. Way to go #RamNation! And as always, if you have a story to share, please email weeklynews@micds.org.

Upper School Yearbook Makes Splash in Showcase

The 2020 Upper School yearbook, the Phoenix, was selected for the Herff Jones Portfolio Showcase! The book, guided by Editor-in-Chief Caroline Latta ’20, is featured in the Herff Jones publication on a whole spread and online! “Although this is not the first time our MICDS Upper School yearbook has been selected for the showcase, this is the largest feature we’ve had to date,” shares Ms. Colleen Williamson, Upper School Yearbook Co-Sponsor. Congratulations to Caroline and the whole yearbook team on this outstanding recognition of their work on the yearbook!

Evan Erb playing tennis

Erb Competes in the Tournament of Champions

Senior Evan Erb ’21 competed last Friday in the MICDS Tournament of Champions. Congratulations to Evan for making it to the singles championship match!

Ram Featured in Article as Future IWU Basketball Player

Nick Roper ’21 is highlighted in this Pantagraph article for joining Illinois Wesleyan University to study and play basketball in the fall. In the article, his new coach is quoted saying, “Nick is truly a unique talent at our level. He could probably play four positions on the floor. He has tremendous ball skills and court vision. He will be a stat stuffer. He’s an incredibly versatile player.”

Senior Writes Op-Ed in The KC Star

Jonah Zacks ’21 wrote an op-ed for The Kansas City Star that was published on Thursday. In his article, he writes about politics and democracy, and encourages the people of Missouri to get to know their legislators and statewide officials. Read his article here.

Freshman Makes Top 100 Players Ranking for Class of 2024

Congratulations to Ella Etherington ’24 who was named to the top 100 players of the Class of 2024 by Max Field Hockey. Check out the announcement here!