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East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

01/22/2016 - Eleanore van Marwijk Kooy ELA Class of 2012

Personal statement: "A relatively new goal of mine, going forward, is to increase awareness about mentoring the very young. Much more emphasis needs to be put on dedicated volunteerism, as it is on sports and other activities, and having it become a part of ones life."

Sponsor's endorsement: "Not only have we watched her grow as a caring and resourceful human being but are grateful for the legacy of her work as a humanitarian. Eleanore has ambition for others less fortunate and the ..

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01/22/2016 - Eric Elia ELA Class of 2011

My name is Eric Elia. I am a freshman at DePaul University in Chicago, having graduated from Loyola Academy High School in May 2015. Although I only attended East Lake Academy for one year (eighth grade), my experience in so short a time had a profound effect on me, fostering not only my growth academically, but also my growth overall. The staff and students alike created a communal atmosphere unlike any other, one which encouraged and supported me to challenge myself.
I had an interest ..

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01/22/2016 - Jonathan Eden ELA Class of 2010

Last summer, I had a great experience working on the Service Team at a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City, recently ranked one of the top 100 restaurants in the world. Over winter break, I will be externing with Starwood Hotels and Resorts. As for the summer of 2016, I have received several offers for internships, including jobs with a national restaurant group and a hospitality tech startup based in New York City. However, I haven’t made a final decision as I am still evaluating ..

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