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MDS STAR Student and Teacher Announced

STAR teacher Anne-Carter Stowe and STAR student Madison Yousif MDS 2023Madison Yousif has been recognized as a 2023 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Student. To obtain the STAR nomination, students must have the highest score in a single sitting on the two-part SAT and be in the top ten percent or among the top ten students of their class based on grade point average.


Yousif chose to honor Anne-Carter Stowe as her STAR Teacher and said, “She pushes me as an individual and not just as a ‘student’, but as ‘Madison’ and for that I am so grateful.” Stowe, an upper school English teacher, said, “Madison is a very bright, enthusiastic, talented speaker and student and all of that has stayed true for her throughout her four years I’ve known her at Mount de Sales.”


Yousif is an active member of the mock trial team. She has not decided on a college yet, but is interested in Emory, NYU, or Columbia, and she plans to double major in neuroscience and philosophy.