Most of my favorite memories from Notre Dame can be directly connected to the influence of Mrs. Bauch. Because of her, my love of science has grown from a small hobby to a passion that will guide me through life.
Four years, 720 days, or 5,760 hours. Four field trips, four Spring breaks, and ONE DECISION. Time has flown since the first time I stepped into Notre Dame and sat in the auditorium on our first day. Many wonderful events have occurred, and many not so wonderful, but the memories and people will stick with me for a lifetime.
Far and away, my favorite memories at Notre Dame were formed at the three Model UN conferences I attended over the course of my high school career. Invariably, at least one of the evenings at each of the conferences would feature an extended conversation with my roommates that would carry on late into the night.
After last year, when it seemed like our school just couldn’t catch a break, we gained a sense of unity, in my eyes. People would often talk about the “Notre Dame Family” and I never understood what that truly was. But last year I realized it’s not a thing, it's a feeling.
The biggest thing I will miss at Notre Dame will be the opportunities given to me. I was given the opportunity to become more than an average student. The small push was all I needed to get involved and become what shaped the majority of my high school career.
Hunter Dargay, Senior Staff Writer and Class of 2017
From freshman year when Mr. Rowland told me I should join the track team to the last meet of senior year, I’ve come to realize that, although I missed many activities with friends and family, being a part of the track team has taught me lessons that I will take with me into the future.