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Teen Spotlight: Catherine Aaron


17, Senior at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School


  • President’s list (9th-12th grade)
  • Principle’s list (9th-12th grade)
  • Young Woman's Leadership
  • Mu Alpha Theta


"Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam" which translates to "For the Greater Glory of God"

Her Story

Catherine Aaron’s favorite thing about attending Montgomery Catholic is getting to learn about and practice her faith publicly. At her school, she is involved in many clubs, including the Pro-Life Club and Key Club. Catherine is also a member of the Cross Country and Track teams where she placed 6th and 7th in 3A events at the 1A-3A Track and Field State Championships. She was given MVP and Leadership awards for track and cross country. She wants to be remembered as someone who always gave 110%.

What’s Next

Catherine plans to pursue a career in architecture. After job-shadowing an architect, she became intrigued by the thought, organization, and art that goes into it.

Parental Guidance (PG) Rating

Catherines admires her family for being “super competitive, hard-working, and creative.” When asked who has provided the most inspiration in her life, she shared, “My mom; she's been juggling all of my family's appointments and practices and problems since I can remember but she's always on top of everything. She's really inspirational as a woman and a person.”

Parents’ Perspective

Catherine Aaron’s parents admire her for, “First and foremost her faith. Next are her determination, perseverance, and discipline. Last summer she ran over 500 miles in 8 weeks! She strives to improve her endurance and her speed but does so quietly and humbly. She is also kind. She treats everyone with dignity and respect.”

Parent to Parent

Rick and Eileen Aaron had this advice for other parents, “Make the time to be engaged with their life. Ensure your priorities are appropriately aligned: God, then spouse, then kids, then everything else. Being engaged with their life means spending time with them daily and keeping them engaged in life as well. Put limits on them, be consistent, and loving & understanding in enforcing them, but be firm. Our sole responsibility is to lead our children back to Him; to help them become the fullest person they were created to be.”

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