Senior Spotlight: Olivia Brown


Name: Olivia Brown

Grade started at Ascension: Kindergarten

Favorite teacher at Ascension? She says, “Mrs. Bourque because she is understanding, patient, and wants us to succeed in all of our pursuits; Coach Byron because he makes learning difficult material manageable and fun; and Señora Landry because she always believes in me.”

Future plans? Olivia plans to attend LSU in the fall with a double major in biological studies and Spanish on the pre-med track. She explains that she hopes to travel, study, and volunteer abroad in a Latin American country and to later become a pediatrician.

What are some of your favorite extracurricular activities? While at Ascension Olivia has cheered, swam, ran cross country, and participated in track. In her free time she says, “I enjoy napping, spending time with friends, and going to Whole Foods to check out the free samples.”

What advice would you give to future seniors? Olivia says, “Live in the moment and take time to appreciate all of the new experiences in store for you because the year truly goes by so fast.”

How would other people describe Olivia? I sat down with Bryn Daneshfar, Olivia’s long time friend. She says, “Olivia is kindhearted and always willing to put others before herself.” She also says, “Olivia has a great sense of humor and is always there to brighten my day.”