Great Kids Going Places

Anaïs McAllister

Hometown: Moorestown

Activities/Honors: Lead Actor in MFS theater productions; PRIDE Club President; Sign Language and Deaf Culture Club President; Drama Club; Cum Laude Society; National French Honor Society; Peer Leader; Admissions Ambassador; Foster parent for cats and kittens for Burlington County Animal Association

Memorable Academic Project: Choose-your-own-adventure style video project for 10th grade history class

Senior Internship: Grow a Garden project

College:
Haverford College

Career Interest: Operate a sustainable tiny house hotel that allows guests to learn about their impact on the planet

“Students who go to MFS are thoughtful, analytical, and selfless.”

Lauren Kam

Hometown: Westampton

Activities/Honors: National Merit Scholarship Finalist; Local Innovator Award from the Society of Women Engineers; Delaware Valley Science Council Award; Varsity Tennis: All-SJ and All-State; Cybersecurity Club Founder and President; Women in STEM Club VP; GirlsGoCyberStart competition team which qualified for nationals; Cum Laude Society; Science Olympiad; Rutgers Oncology Olympiad; Admissions Ambassador; Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

Memorable Academic Project: Honors Economics project on cryptocurrency

Senior Internship: Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

College: Cornell University

Career Interests: Engineering and Cybersecurity
“I’m so grateful for all of the teachers who have impacted me throughout my 15 years at MFS. They are the lifeblood of the school.”

Andrew Gray

Hometown: Cherry Hill

Activities/Honors: Varsity Cross Country: Captain; Varsity Basketball; Varsity Tennis; National Chinese Honor Society; Chinese Culture Club President; History Bowl; Tools for Schools teen-led non-profit organization Executive Board member

Memorable Academic Project: Mock weather report for 9th grade Chinese class

Senior Internship: Rent-a-Chef, Inc.

College: University of Pennsylvania

Career Interests: Mathematics, Economics, and Engineering
“Classes are small, but student aspirations are extremely big.”

Madison Bouggess

Hometown: Swedesboro

Activities/Honors: Varsity Soccer: two-time MVP, Captain, All-SJ, Friends Schools League (FSL) All-Star; Varsity Lacrosse: Captain, two-time MVP, and FSL All-Star; Varsity Basketball: Captain; Peer Leader; MLK, Jr. Club

Memorable Academic Project: 11th grade history project: “How were women and minorities marginalized in comic books in America during the 20th century?”

Senior Internship: Thomas Jefferson University

College: Vassar College

Career Interests: Neurosurgery and Neurological Diseases Research
“MFS provides an environment that lets each individual explore their academic, athletic, and artistic abilities without judgement.”

Evan Schlotterbeck

Activities/Honors: Varsity Soccer: two-year Captain and MVP, United Soccer Coaches (USC) Scholar All-American, USC All-East Region, All-State, Courier-Post and Burlington County Times First Team All-SJ, Friends Schools League All-Star; NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete Award; Cum Laude Society; Peer Leader; Service Committee; Star Wars Club; Urban Promise Thrift Shop volunteer

Memorable Academic Project: 10th grade video history project on immigration into the U.S.

Senior Internship: Philadelphia Union

College:
Muhlenberg College

Career Interest: Undecided but always growing the game of soccer

“The best way to grow is to be challenged and MFS challenges you every day to become a better person and student.” 

Priya Shah

Hometown: Hainesport

Activities/Honors: Varsity Field Hockey: Captain, Friends League All-Star, and NFHCA National Academic Squad; Student Government; National Chinese Honor Society; Cum Laude Society; Peer Leader; Mock Trial Club VP; Soccer and Futsal Club President; Karaoke Club President; Brown University Leadership Institute

Memorable Academic Project: Princeton University Energy Case Competition group project that involved design and submission of proposal to mitigate energy consumption at MFS through implementation of kinetic tiles.

Senior Internship: The Science of Well-Being project

College: Cornell University

Career Interest: Environmental Engineering
“At MFS I learned at an early age the importance of friendship, community, and respect.”

Robert Lodge

Hometown: Voorhees

Activities/Honors: Lead Actor in MFS theater productions; Varsity Fencing: Captain; Varsity Cross Country; Pride Club President; First Place at Rutgers Oncology Olympiad; Model UN; 
Cum Laude Society

Memorable Academic Project: Studying the science of cancer in preparation for Rutgers Oncology Olympiad

Senior Internship: The Science of Well-Being project

College: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Career Interests: Neurosurgery/Surgery and Patent Law

“MFS ingrains in all of its students the value of hard work.”

Christine Chandran

Hometown: Mount Laurel

Activities/Honors: Model UN: award winner at multiple conferences; Student Government; National Spanish Honor Society; Chamber Choir; member of award-winning “Foxy Jukebox” A Cappella Group; Philadelphia Girls Choir; Peer Leader; Science Olympiad; Spanish Teacher’s Aide; Biology Club Co-Founder; Admissions Ambassador; Jefferson Hospital Research Intern; JHU Center for Talented Youth

Memorable Academic Project: Senior Internship in the Jefferson Hospital Radiology Department researching the efficacy of contrast-enhanced ultrasound

College: University of Pittsburgh

Career Interests: Medicine, Health Care, and Health Policy
“MFS is a tight-knit community rooted in Quaker values.”

Emily Zeiberg

Hometown: Mount Laurel

Activities/Honors: Varsity Soccer; Varsity Swimming; Costumer for MFS theater productions; NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award: Honorable Mention; GirlsGoCyberStart competition team which qualified for nationals; Operation Smile Club President; Service Committee President; Cum Laude Society; Admissions Ambassador; Cybersecurity Club; BBYO chapter board member

Memorable Academic Project: Capstone Project - trained a neural network to detect pneumonia in
X-ray images to allow computers to diagnose patients without assistance from doctors

Senior Internship: Jewish Community Relations Council

College: Washington University in St. Louis

Career Interest: Systems Engineering
“Teachers always went out of their way to help me achieve.”

Brent Cohen

Hometown: Voorhees

Activities/Honors: Varsity Soccer, Model UN, Cybersecurity Team: Air Force Association CyberPatriot XIII competition; Jewish Student Union Co-Leader, BBYO Chapter President and Social Media Manager, South Jersey Jewish Federation Ambassador fellowship, nonprofit Tools for Schools Outreach Manager

Memorable Academic Project: 12th grade research project exploring economics and logistics of American healthcare and how it relates to New Jersey residents.

Senior Internship: Python Through Codecademy

College: Syracuse University

Career Interests: Information Management and Technology, Statistics, and Economics
“MFS has interactive and invested teachers, interesting classes, and a diverse student population.”

Olivia Rutherford

Hometown: Mount Laurel

Activities/Honors: Varsity Soccer: Captain; Varsity Basketball: Captain; Sedlacek Award for Science and Athletics; Science Olympiad; Princeton University Energy Case Competition finalist; Cybersecurity Club; GirlsGoCyberStart competition team which qualified for nationals

Memorable Academic Project: Capstone Project - designed a 3D-printed hand prosthesis for children

Senior Internship: Lankenau Medical Center

College: Purdue University

Career Interests: Biomedical Research and Biomaterials Development
“Peers and teachers care about you and want you to succeed.”

Hannah Wilson

Hometown: Moorestown

Activities/Honors: Yearbook Editor-in-Chief; Varsity Field Hockey: Captain, Friends Schools League All-Star, and NFHCA National Academic Squad; Admissions Ambassador; Peer Leader; Lower School Teacher’s Aide; Student Government; Investment Club VP; Girl Up Club

Memorable Academic Project: 11th grade history research paper on the effects of American marketing in Europe after World War II

Senior Internship: The Cubby Hole

College:
University of Pittsburgh

Career Interests: Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship

“MFS teachers inspire students to become the next generation of leaders and change-makers.”

Lauren Phillips

Hometown: Mount Laurel

Activities/Honors: Varsity Field Hockey: Captain, two-time MVP, Friends Schools League All-Star, and NFHCA National Academic Squad; Varsity Lacrosse; Student Government; Robotics; Diversity Committee; MLK, Jr. Club; Student Diversity Leadership Conference; Admissions Ambassador; Tech Girlz Teen Advisory Board Member

Memorable Academic Project: Capstone Project - tracked rainwater and proposed solution to reduce flooding on MFS athletic fields

Senior Internship: Learning Game Development and Swift User Interface project

College: Johns Hopkins University

Career Interests: Engineering and Computer Science

“Incorporating Quaker principles, such as integrity and community, into everyday learning encourages students to grow as students and as people.”

Sam Bitman

Hometown: Cherry Hill

Activities/Honors: WordsWorth student media Editor-in-Chief: multiple GSSPA awards; Quill & Scroll Honor Society; Varsity Golf; freelance videography business

Memorable Academic Project: Covering the MFS 2020 Mock Primary Election for WordsWorth

Senior Internship: WordsWorth staff manual project

College: University of Southern California

Career Interests: Journalism and Film

“You are seen as a valued member of the community from the second that you step foot on campus.”

Rebecca Benjamin

Hometown: Cherry Hill

Activities/Honors: National Merit Scholarship Commended Student; Varsity Basketball; Varsity Lacrosse; WordsWorth student media Associate Editor-in-Chief: multiple GSSPA awards; Quill & Scroll Honor Society; National French Honor Society; Cum Laude Society; Model UN; Peer Leader; Admissions Ambassador; Drama Club; Founded non-profit Rebecca’s Mission

Memorable Academic Project: Re-arguing Dred Scott case in 10th grade history class

Senior Internship: Philadelphia 76ers - Diversity and Inclusion Research

College: University of Pittsburgh

Career Interests: Civil Rights Law and Social Justice

“Teachers bring learning to life and allow you to make real-world connections.”

Annabelle Crescenzo

Hometown: Medford

Activities/Honors: National Cyber Scholar; Varsity Fencing: Captain; GirlsGoCyberStart competition team which qualified for nationals; Cum Laude Society; National French Honor Society; Cybersecurity Club VP; Women in STEM Club; Operation Smile Club; Robotics Student Coach; Rutgers Oncology Olympiad; Science Olympiad

Memorable Academic Project: Capstone Project - “Forensics, Sherlock, and More” podcast

Senior Internship: Penn Medicine

College: Stevens Institute of Technology

Career Interests: Computer Science and Cybersecurity
“Teachers support and guide the academic and emotional development of every student.”

Isabella Dunn

Hometown: Moorestown

Activities/Honors: Governor’s School for Engineering and Technology; Cum Laude Society; National Spanish Honor Society; Choir; member of award-winning “Foxy Jukebox” A Cappella Group; Cybersecurity Team: Air Force Association CyberPatriot XIII competition; Operation Smile Club

Memorable Academic Project: New Jersey Governor’s School project researching masks during pandemic

Senior Internship: Trinity Episcopal Preschool/BPT Physical Therapy

College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Career Interests: Biology and Pharmaceutics
“MFS has exceptionally talented and passionate teachers.”

Kathleen Johnson

Hometown: Willingboro

Activities/Honors: Varsity Cross Country: MVP and two-time Captain; Varsity Lacrosse; MLK, Jr. Club; Student Government; Peer Leader; Admissions Ambassador; Diversity Committee

Memorable Academic Projects: History of interracial marriages research paper and presentation and interpretation of the book Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Senior Internship: Reducing Environmental Impact at Home project

College: Dickinson College

Career Interests: Environmental Science and Race and Gender Equality Studies

“MFS provides opportunities for students to explore themselves in a comfortable and welcoming environment.”

Nolan Schenk

Hometown: Moorestown

Activities/Honors: Varsity Tennis: Captain and Friends Schools League All-Star; Varsity Soccer; National Spanish Honor Society; Student Government; Peer Leader; Big Brother Big Sister youth mentor; Admissions Ambassador

Memorable Academic Project: Psychology project interviewing a family member

Senior Internship: The Gamification of the Stock Market project

College: Tufts University

Career Interest: International Business, Finance, and the Environment

“I appreciate the small, tight-knit MFS community.”

Kayla Patel

Hometown: Mount Laurel

Activities/Honors: National Merit Scholarship Commended Student; Model UN: award winner at multiple conferences; Delaware Valley Science Council Award; National Chinese Honor Society; Cum Laude Society; History Bowl Captain; Rutgers Oncology Olympiad Captain and award winner; String Ensemble; Indian Culture Club President; Alice Paul Institute (API) 2020-21 Girls Leadership Council Executive Board; Admissions Ambassador

Memorable Academic Project: Capstone Project on stem cells

Senior Internship: Python Programming project

College: University of Pennsylvania

Career Interest: Biomedical Engineering

“The three divisions of the school work with and learn from each other in a way I've never encountered anywhere else.”

Kian Canelas

Hometown: Moorestown

Activities/Honors: Varsity Golf: Captain and Friends Schools League All-Star; Varsity Soccer; National Spanish Honor Society; Student Government; Cybersecurity Club: Air Force Association CyberPatriot XIII competition; Model UN Club President; Big Brother Big Sister youth mentor; Cathedral Kitchen volunteer

Memorable Academic Project/Senior Internship: Project researching 2008 stock market crash

College: Carnegie Mellon University

Career Interests: Medicine and Investment Banking

“You can discover yourself at MFS.”

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Fall Events:

Virtual Open House
    Wednesday, October 6, 7:30 p.m.
In-Person Open House
    Sunday, October 17, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m.
Upper School Visit Day
    Friday, November 5, 9 a.m.


Our admissions events are ideal ways to learn more about Moorestown Friends School. During these events, you will have the opportunity to meet students, faculty, and parents.

 

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