Student Standouts for November 17, 2023

Student Standouts: Mikulec ’24, Football, and Boys Swimming & Diving

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


Senior Comments on the Pandemic and Pastimes in Magazine Article

Senior Mikaela Mikulec ’24 is one of five private high school students in the St. Louis area who was featured in an article by St. Louis Magazine that touches on the pandemic, pastimes, and growing up. Mikulec comments on how the pandemic changed the community atmosphere of athletic events, the positive role that social media plays in her life, her career ambitions in the STEM field, and her thoughts on generative AI. The article also shares how Mikulec and a friend started the club Super Seeds, inspired by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, which is designing a community garden for the campus. Read the full article here.

More All-Metro Football Awards

Congratulations to the following Ram football players who received the following acknowledgments and achievements:

  • 1st Team – Defense – William Carpenter ’24, Lucas Allgeyer ’25, Adrian Ritchey ’25, Peyton Simon ’25, and Carter Enyard ’24
  • 1st Team – Offense – Davis Schukar ’24, Miles Coleman ’26, and Graham Faust ’26
  • 1st Team – Special Teams – Malik Orsan ’25 and Henry Rohan ’26 
  • 2nd Team – Defense – Jeremiah Clay ’24, Ben Petersen ’26, and Michael Larkin ’24
  • 2nd Team All-Conference Offense – Walker Graves ’24 and Gabriel Weaver ’26
  • Honorable Mentions: Justin Bishop ’27 and Gokhan Yilmaz ’25

Swimming and Diving take 14th Place at State

MICDS finished 14th place overall at the 2023 MSHSAA Class 2 Boys Swimming & Diving State Competition! Individual and team accomplishments were many:

  • Oscar Sorkin ’25 finished 9th overall in diving with a final score of 352.10
  • Jeffrey Ge ’24 took 5th in the 100 Breast, 8th in the 100 Back, and 16th in the 200 IM
  • Ian Boon ’24 took 12th in the 50 Free
  • Sam Ellenhorn ’24 took 15th in the 100 Fly
  • 200 Medley Relay of Daniel Chen ’25, Ge, Jacob Genin ’26, and Boon finished 11th
  • 400 Free Relay of Boon, Genin, Ellenhorn, and Chen took 12th
  • 200 Free Relay of Genin, Ellenhorn, Bowen Zhao ’25, and Henry Clay ’24 took 14th

Congratulations #RamNation!