Alumni of Montessori Schools
Montessori schools around the world can boast about their famous alumni, including JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS – Former first lady, GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ – Nobel Laureate in Literature, JOSHUA BELL – Grammy award-winning violinist, JEFF BEZOS – Amazon founder, SEAN “P Diddy” COMBS – Grammy award-winning musician and CEO of Bad Boy Records, T BERRY BRAZELTON – Pediatrician, child psychiatrist, author, and Harvard Medical School professor emeritus, HELEN KELLER – Political activist, author, lecturer, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, BEYONCE KNOWLES – Singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer,16-time Grammy award-winner, SERGEY BRIN & LARRY PAGE – Google founders, and JIMMY WALES – Wikipedia founder.
We boast about our alumni, who have also gone on to do amazing things!
TEAGAN PRICHARD attended the Montessori School of Johns Island for Preschool. He is an artist and says that the Montessori School of Johns Island is where he got his start. He is currently a high school student at the Charleston School of the Arts and is already quite an accomplished artist. To name just a few of his many accolades, he represented C.E Williams Middle School at the Art Exhibit at the 2011 Coastal Carolina Fair. In the Winter of 2010, he won first place for the Studio Art Holiday Card competition at James Island County Park. In 2014, he received the Scholastic Art & Writing award from the Gold Key at Carnegie Hall. He was the Piccolo Spoleto Rising Artist winner in 2014 for the Piccolo Spoleto Rising Stars Program. This past summer his work was showcased at the Department of Education Art and Writing Exhibit in Washington DC. He plans to continue his education in Art, eventually working as an architect or graphic designer.
REESE FISCHER attended the Montessori School of Johns Island for preschool. She is currently a sophomore Creative Writer at Charleston School of the Arts. She has won numerous Silver and Gold Keys from the National Scholastic Art &Writing Awards. Her poetry was recently published in Teen Ink, a national writing magazine for teens, and she has been awarded three Editor’s Choice awards and been featured multiple times on the magazine’s website. She intends to become a high school English teacher and credits Making Butterflies for handing her some of her first books.
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