Providence is honored to recognize Ruth Ziebarth as co-valedictorian of the graduating class of 2016. Ruth has tied with another student for the highest cumulative GPA in her class. She is a student who is both academically gifted and involved in a wide array of activities. Ruth has attended Providence since kindergarten. She was captain of the basketball team, culminating a four-year career on the varsity squad. She has also participated in the school yearbook and has served as the house captain for Pythagoras. Many people in the Providence community have enjoyed seeing Ruth’s smiling face as an employee at Chick-Fil-A. She has participated in numerous missions trips, taking her to destinations in Mexico and Puerto Rico and has also served as a volunteer at Faith Ascent Ministries and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Ruth has also babysat and tutored for many Providence families. She plans to attend Aquinas in Tennessee next fall.
Providence is honored to recognize Laura Egan as co-valedictorian of the graduating class of 2016. Laura has tied with another student for the highest cumulative GPA in her class. She is a student who is both academically gifted and involved in a wide array of activities. Laura has attended Providence since 11th grade, with previous studies taken in Scotland, Chicago and through Torrey Academy (Biola). At Providence, Laura was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper. She has also participated in art club and served as the stage manager for this year’s Shakespeare play. Outside of school, Laura has sung with Young Naperville Singers, a community choral organization in the Chicago area. She has taken French classes and hopes to travel abroad during her college studies. She plans to attend either Wheaton College or Covenant College next fall.
Providence is honored to recognize Lane Borsa as the salutatorian of the graduating class of 2016. Lane has maintained an excellent academic record while participating in numerous activities over the years. Lane has attended Providence since kindergarten. This year she was captain of the girls cross-country team, but also participated in basketball and volleyball in years past. Lane was elected as president of Student Council this year, after having served in various capacities in the organization during her high school years. She has also participated in yearbook and play week – this year as design manager. She is known as a student who cares for and serves, taking part in volunteer opportunities off campus over the years, most recently serving at Mission St. Louis. She plans to attend Missouri State University next fall.