Mount St. Mary Class of 2024, Top Students – Catholic in Arkansas

Graduation took place on May 20 for MSM

Published: May 29, 2024

Mount St. Mary Academy held its graduation May 20 at Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock. Errin Calhoun Stanger of the Class of 1994, CEO of Providence Park and former director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, was the featured speaker. The co-valedictorians are Madeline McNeill and Eliza Jane Null. The salutatorian was Savannah Eanes, daughter of John and Jill Eanes. She attends the University of Arkansas, majoring in mechanical engineering.


Madeline McNeill, 17

Parents: Nick and Rebecca McNeill

College and major: US Air Force Academy, aeronautical engineering

What goals do you want to pursue after your studies? After college, I would like to pursue a career as a pilot in the Air Force.

What is your proudest achievement to date? Maintaining my grades while participating in multiple sports is my proudest achievement.

How will your faith be a part of your future? I believe my faith will give me the strength and confidence to overcome challenges that may arise as I pursue my goals throughout life.

High school honors and awards: AP Capstone Degree; AP Scholar with Distinction; Congressman French Hill Educational Achievement Award; Scholastic Honors Award from the Governor of Arkansas; National Honor Society; Chairman of the Beta Club; Top athlete; two-time diving conference champion; Cross County team and captain of the track team

Eliza Jane Zero, 18

Parish: Christ the King Church

Parents: Clay and April zero

College and major: University of Georgia, Political Science

What goals do you want to pursue after your studies? After college, I plan to attend law school and hope to work in public policy and international affairs.

What is your proudest achievement to date? My proudest achievement is the amount of service I was able to provide in high school. Mount St. Mary provided me with many opportunities to serve others and become involved in the community. I have completed volunteer hours for the various clubs and organizations I have been involved with, as well as the Junior Service Learning Program, a year-long theological service project.

How will your faith be a part of your future? I plan to continue to grow my faith in college and for the rest of my life. I want to join a bible study, youth groups, and the campus parish once I go to college. I will take what I learned about my faith in my youth with me on my journey through life. Trusting the Lord and building a relationship with Him is the only way to ensure I live a successful life.

Scholarship: The One UGA Scholarship at the University of Georgia

High school honors and awards: AP Capstone Diploma Candidate; AP Scholar with Distinction; Candidate of the US Presidential Scholars Program; U.S. Senate Youth Program Semifinalist; Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame Girl with Distinction; Scholastic Honors Award from the Governor of Arkansas; ALA Arkansas Girls State Delegate; MSM McAuley Achievement Award; National Honor Society; Beta Club; Co-captain of the Rockettes Dance Team; UDA All-American dancer

Other graduates are:

Ashley Taylor Adams

Elizabeth Ann Arnold

Natalie Jasmine Arteaga

Kathryn Isabella Bailey

Elaine Marie Barg

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Riley Grace Benedetti

Charlotte Leighton Bishop

Sophia Grace Blomeley

Brianna Nichole Boggs

Marlee Allen Bond

Savannah Claire Bosley

Sophia Pray Bozeman

Ava Rose Bravo

Abigail Patterson Britt

Ella Virginia Burdine

Rebecca Lin Burnett

Kylie Braeden Carr

Zashenka Jamyllet Cervantes

Cecilia Addison Cooper

Carley Marie Cosse

Abby Noelle Crawford

Elizabeth Grace Darnold

Port Hunter Davis

Mimi Ann Davis

Hanna Elizabeth Day

Novella Lynn Denton

Delilah Feathergeest Duguid

Believe Nicole Dunlap

Jordyn Olivia Eichler

Ashley Esquivel

Elizabeth Mitchell Fason

Alison Aurora Gambill

Izela Yuridia Garcia

Grace Elizabeth Garrity

Emily Ellen Golden

Tess Katherine Golden

Madelynn Michelle Graves

Kennedy Caroline Griffin

Allie Elizabeth Gunderman

Cora Lynn Hamilton

Miley Thanh Harter

Emily Dianne Harton

Addison Kate Herndon

Malley Shea Holloway

Olivia Grace Hopkins

Ella Grace Horn

Elizabeth Evanthea Hunter

Ellen Adele Jackson

Ashley Sue Kassissieh

Katelyn Elizabeth Lane

Charlotte Jett Lasiter

Doneyce Colleen Leopard

Donna Maria Logan

Isabela Guadalupe Martinez

Maria Isabella Martinez

Ava Christian Masingill

Isabella Grace Rivas McConnell

Port Blu McCormack

Aubree Jane McCullough

Emily Claire McLeod

Lauren Grace Melton

Taylor Jacqueline Moore

Annalize Kay Mueller

Ava Camille Norton

Ella Rose Pennington

Clara Maeve Livia Principe

Hannah Beth Pruitt

Catherine Anne Raffaelli

Anna Lea Nichols Reber

Grace Anne Robertson

Eliyana Valeria Robledo

Emily Corinne Roper

Savannah Nicole Russell

Rilan Nicole Shields

McKenzie Nichole Shipe

Ava Camille Sims

Emma Carrie Smith

Katelyn Nicole Smith

Annalynn Chrystene Steinkamp

Whitney Sloane Stewart

Smart Camille Straessle

Brinlee Ryan Sullivan

Sofia Erin Theodore

Sarah Elizabeth Thomas

Lyla Marie Tong

Madolyn Isabelle Townley

Ella Josephine Tucker

Sarah Bailey Velazquez

Natalie Nichole Walz

Ella Paige Neighborhood

Brooke Michelle Weinzimer

Cassidy Rae Wharton

Katherine June White

Abigail Arete Whittaker

Amelia Parker Williams

Olivia Ann Williamson

Olivia Grace Wooley

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