Reese Fortier '20 Named 2019 Capital Gazette Outstanding Student Achiever
The Capital Gazette honored their 2019 Outstanding Student Achievers this week. This esteemed list includes Indian Creek juniors Reese Fortier, Justine Krizan, and Sean Lonergan. The Capital honored these students at an awards ceremony in the Pascal Center at Anne Arundel Community College on Wednesday, March 13, and will feature them in an upcoming edition. Congratulations to Reese, Jay, and Sean on this achievement!
Reese Fortier Reese Fortier, Class of 2020, is a student who values her education and understands the importance of giving back to her community.
Reese challenges herself academically, maintaining a 4.15 GPA, and she is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanicá. Her current class schedule includes AP Language and Composition, AP US History, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish and Journalism. She serves as the co-editor of the yearbook. Reese was captain of the ICS Varsity Volleyball Team, helping to lead her team to the championship in its first year in the IAAM League.
Outside the classroom, Reese has found her passion in volunteering. She spent time last summer attending a global health initiative trip to Haiti, where the focus was to build a vocational school for local children. Reese has recently begun to raise awareness at ICS about anxiety, not just its causes and effects, but what people can do about it. She is hosting a showing of the film “Angst” to students, faculty, and parents as well as leading a panel discussion with both students and professionals.
In all these activities, Reese leads by example, showing us not only the importance of academics, but also of taking care of the people around her.