Alexandra Kot Graduates Polish Supplementary School
Michelle H. Daino
Prior to her graduation from Mount Saint Mary Academy on Saturday, Alexandra Kot '21 graduated from The Polish Supplementary School of thePolishCultural FoundationinClark. The school's mission is to teach the Polish language, literature, history, and geography and to convey the Polish culture and traditions.
Alexandra has passed her exiting exams, encompassing a final essay along with a written and oral exam, which gives her an equivalency of graduating from a high school in Poland. In various European countries, successful completion of this exam, called "matura," is a condition for entering college.
She has exhibited excellent time management skills to be able to accomplish this by dedicating her weekends over the past 11 years to attend the school. She is a member of the Cum Laude Society, was named a National Merit Commended Scholar and was involved in a variety of extracurricular activities at the Mount, such as the Varsity Volleyball team and the Maker Club, to name a few.
Alexandra will attend Villanova University in the fall.