Melanie Hawkins

Melanie Hawkins

In this Senior Spotlight, meet Melanie from Hungary and America, who attended ICSB for four and a half years. 


When you think of high school, what song comes to mind?

One More Hour - Tamle Impala

What's your favorite TV show or Movie?


What have you been involved in at ICSB?

Volleyball and Basketball

What's your favorite place on campus and why?

My favorite place on campus is the gym. So many competitions and tournaments have taken place there and all the memorable emotions that I experienced during those times will always have a special place in my heart

Share about a teacher(s) and how they have impacted you positively.

Miss Cole has been my teacher and coach these past two years, but she impacted me the most when we sat down to have a talk about God during the high school retreat. She gave me a new perspective that helped me get closer to God on a personal level

What's your favorite thing or memory about ICSB?

My favorite thing about ICSB is the number of fun activities that take place throughout the year. For instance, the basketball tournament, the fall party, the banquet, the retreat, and the list goes on. These activities allow students as well as teachers to have fun and bond together outside of ordinary school days

What has been the highlight of your senior year?

The highlight of my senior year was winning the volleyball tournament as the co-captain with Maddi. It was a very close game and it was an amazing feeling to win my last game of volleyball with the people I love

What is an experience you've had at ICSB that you couldn't have had anywhere else?

The closeness and support that teachers offer to their students whether it is about the subject that they are teaching or if it is a personal problem

What are some of the ways you've grown since you first came to ICSB?

I have grown in my will to find out what truly matters in life

Will you be attending college next year?



What college(s) have you applied to?

McDaniel College and Semmelweis University in Budapest

Which one(s) have you been accepted to?

McDaniel College

What will be your major or area of focus?

Medicine and Psychology

What do you hope to be doing, pursuing in 10 years?

I hope to have a career path that brings me joy and a loving family that supports me