PARK HILLS, Ky - To say Katie Maurer is at home on the stage at Notre Dame Academy's theater in Northern Kentucky would be an understatement. Maurer's been involved in every school production since she came to Notre Dame in 2011.
“Katie Maurer’s talents lie beyond her obvious musical and theatrical talents. She is conscientious, dedicated, motivated, imaginative and deeply concerned with her fellow students. She is engaging, gregarious and always gives 110% be it in a theatrical role, her biology homework or service to the community,” said Notre Dame Academy theater director, Nancy Stratman.
Maurer shares her love of the stage with area kids on a weekly basis and hopes to inspire some future performers.
"There was a theater program over the summer here, they asked if anyone wanted to help out and I volunteered and after seeing how much they benefited here, growing in their self-confidence and having fun, I wanted to bring that to everyone else,” said Maurer. "It's been one of the best things I feel like I've done for myself and for the community and so I hope to continue it not just in high school or after high school, but for the rest of my life."
Assistant Principal Amber Grayson says Katie is involved in many academically based extracurricular activities including National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and National Spanish Honor Society.
Katie demonstrates her love of learning through involvement in these activities, participation in class and discussion, and asking questions in order to improve her understanding and knowledge. It is also demonstrated through her challenging course schedule. She always tries her hardest to improve by being the best she can be.
Katie has taken classes to further her academic as well as theatrical performances.
She is always willing to ask for help when needed and is grateful for whoever may offer it to her, which is why she has been chosen as this week's Student of the Week.
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