Spencer Gayles
McGill-Toolen Class of 2011

Spencer Gayles is the epitome of a well-rounded student. He excels in the academic arena with an all Honors and AP curriculum. He is a member of the National Honor Society and has a 3.63 GPA. He received full scholarships to LSU and Springhill College and received the Spirit of Auburn Foundation Scholarship. He has chosen to attend LSU where he will march in the Tiger Marching Band.

Spencer is also dedicated to serving the community and living his Catholic faith. He is an active member of the Servants of the Poor, Pro-Life Club and Campus Ministry. He volunteers much of his time to community service. He was recently awarded the Development Office “Jacket Jubilation Meritorious Award” for his countless hours of service which are often done behind-the-scenes for no other reward or recognition other than helping and serving others. He is also a Student Ambassador and is a favorite on the McT Road Shows at his alma mater, St. Ignatius. He is the perfect student to speak on the topic of extracurricular involvement since he is involved in so much at McT!

But the thing Spencer is most passionate about is his music. He plays the violin, the guitar, and saxophone. He is a member of the McT Marching Band, Jazz Band and Symphoic Band. He attributes his self-motivation and persistence to his being a self-taught musician. “Regardless of whether it is learning an instrument or climbing the corporate ladder, it is ultimately up to one’s self to decide whether or not success is plausible.” Spencer feels he learned the importance of teamwork and self –discipline through being a part of the McT marching band. He says, “You have to have a lot of trust in your teammates when you have eighty band members walking backwards and anticipating being in the correct spot at the correct time”. He is also a member of the Chamber Singers, utilizing his musical talents in even another medium.

Spencer is a student who can “do it all and do it well”. His dedication to academics, service to others and his music will take him far in life.

Admissions-Finance


Financial

How can I make payments to McGill-Toolen?
How do I get financial aid information?

Admissions
When will the first placement test be given?
Will there be other placment tests?

How do you apply for the placement test?
How do you get an admissions packet?
How do you get admitted as an upperclassman?
How many levels of classes are offered?
How can a school visit be planned?
When is Open House?

Registrar
How do I get a transcript?
How do you find out your GPA or class rank?
How do you get a report card?
How can I view my child's grades?




How can I make payments to McGill-Toolen?
Currently, there are two options for tuition payments. The first is full payment due August 1 and paid directly to McGill-Toolen Catholic. The second is a 12 month payment plan, using automatic draft withdrawals from a checking or savings account or by credit card. Fees are withdrawn in June and July and tuition is withdrawn in August-May. Mrs. Lil Bowab,445-2917, is in charge of Student Billing.

How do I get financial aid information?
Financial aid packets are available in the Finance Office after February 1 prior to the new school year.

When will be the first placement test be given?
The Placement Test will be given November 19 - (gym) 7:45-11:30 AM. Students should bring a calculator, 2 No. 2 pencils, & a snack

Will there be other placment tests?
Yes, there will be a make-up test held January 21, 2012

How do you apply for the placement test?
To apply for the Placement Test, contact the Office of Admissions, (251) 445-2934

How do you get an admissions packet?
To obtain an admissions packet, contact the Office of Admissions, (251) 445-2934

How do you get admitted as an upperclassman?
To be admitted as an upperclassman, contact Mr. Paul Knapstein (251) 445-2934

How many levels of classes are offered?
Four levels of courses are offered: general studies, college prep, honors, and Advance Placement (AP).

How can a school visit be planned?
To visit the school, contact Paul Knapstein for details and information. (251) 445-2934

When is the Campus and Curriculum Tour?
Campus and Curriculm Tour will be held on November 6, 2011

How do I get a transcript?
To get a copy of a transcript,

How do you find out your GPA or class rank?
To get your GPA or class rank, see your grade-level counselor.

How do you get a report card?
Report cards are given out in 2 ways: at the end of first and third quarters, they may be picked up by the parents/guardian during parent/teacher conferences; at the end of first and second semester, the report cards are mailed home.

How can I view my child's grades?
Parents may obtain an internet viewer code which allows them to view their student's progress on line. These codes are available at the first PTO meeting or throughout the year in the Registrar's Office.





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