CLASS OF 2019 EARNS $4.8 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS
After earning an outstanding $4.8 million in merit scholarships, 22 seniors received their diplomas May 19 from All Saints Episcopal School in a Commencement exercise memorable for many reasons.
Not only is the graduation a milestone in the lives of the 22 graduates; it is also the school’s fourth graduation at the new high school. The 22 graduates of the Class of 2019 garnered an outstanding number of merit scholarships with the total number earned in scholarships topping $4.8 million and acceptance into 51 universities.
Commencement Exercises began at 5:30 p.m. Sunday (May 19) in Patriot Gym on the All Saints Episcopal School campus. The graduation process began for the 22 seniors with Baccalaureate May 2 in Jones Gym and ended Sunday night with Project Graduation, an all-night party.
Chosen to speak by the graduating class, All Saints Athletic Director Robert Brashear presented the Commencement Address titled “Chapters.” Senior Meghan Mitchell presented the student’s address, “The Dash.”
Susannah Stuart Bumstead is the class valedictorian while Allen Conrad Small is the class salutatorian.
Valedictorian Susannah Stuart Bumstead’s cumulative grade point average is 4.86. She is the daughter of Matt and Krista Bumstead. Susannah has attended All Saints since 2005 when she was enrolled as a Pre-Kindergarten student.
While at All Saints, Susannah has been involved in National Honor Society, One Act Play, and Texas State Bar Mock Trial State Tournament where she was named Best Witness in 2017, International Thespian Society, All Saints Cross Country State qualifying team, and Student Body Vice President. She has received the Phi Beta Kappa Student Excellence Award; the All Saints Student Scholar Award and has been on the Headmaster Honor Roll for all four years of high school.
Susannah also received Provost’s, Regents’ and Faculty Scholar awards at each university to which she applied. Susannah has received the Proven Patriot Award for each year of her high school career and was most recently recognized with the All Saints 2019 Woman of Character award.
Outside of school, Susannah has also fulfilled important roles with the National Charity League and the Lakeridge United Methodist Church Youth Group.
Susannah will attend Baylor University where she will be enrolled in the Baylor University Scholar’s Program and pursue a degree in the field of Psychology.
With a cumulative grade point average of 4.84, Allen Conrad Small is the 2019 Class Salutatorian. He is the son of Allen Small and Dr. Tracy Suit. Conrad began his All Saints career as a three-year-old Preschool student.
While in High School, Conrad has received the Phi Beta Kappa High School Academic Excellence Award, the
Bausch and Lomb Excellence in Science award, numerous Proven Patriot awards, and numerous All
Saints Student Scholar academic awards.
Conrad also has the great distinction of being named as a National Merit Commended Scholar by the College Board and he was most recently recognized with the 2019 All Saints Man of Character award.
He has chosen to attend Southern Methodist University where he was awarded numerous academic scholarships. Conrad has chosen to pursue a degree in the field of Engineering with an emphasis on Biomedical Engineering.
The 22 seniors of the Class of 2019 have been accepted into over 50 universities with projected scholarships thus far totaling approximately $4,727,223. These universities include: Abilene Christian University, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, American University, Auburn University, Baylor University, Belmont University, Clemson University, Colorado College, Colorado State University, Drew University, Emerson College, Full Sail University, Jefferson College of Health and Science, Louisiana State University, New York University, Northwestern University, Occidental College, Oklahoma State University, Pace University, Pepperdine University, Purdue University, San Diego State University, Sarah Lawrence College, Savannah College of Art and Design, Southern Methodist University, Southwestern University, Syracuse University, Texas A & M University, Texas Christian University, Texas State University, Texas Tech University, The Ohio State University, Trinity University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama, University of California-San Diego, University of Colorado, University of Dallas, University of Denver, University of Houston, University of Kansas, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Mississippi, University of North Texas, University of Oklahoma, University of Tennessee, University of Vermont, University of Washington, Wagner College, Westmont College.
Two students have chosen to attend Louisiana State University while two others will attend Baylor University. Two students will attend Southern Methodist University. Colorado College, Savannah College of Art & Design, The Ohio State University, Pace University, New York University, and Purdue University will each have an All Saints student in attendance next fall. Nine students have chosen to stay in Lubbock and attend Texas Tech University. One student (Ret Taylor) has committed to Tech’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams.