Sarah Vail '15

Veritas has provided me clarity in times of confusion or distress. The lessons of staying true to yourself and working hard to fulfill God's purpose for you has provided great comfort and are some the greatest lessons I found when seeking Veritas.

Please describe an experience, class or teacher on the Hill that sparked a passion or interest that continues to this day.

Playing three-years of varsity soccer at Flintridge Sacred Heart truly sparked my passion for a career in sports. The determination and competitiveness that was instilled in us through our incredible coaches is an invaluable asset I am grateful for to this day. The lessons I learned on the soccer field were critical to forming my work ethic that has helped me navigate the sports industry. Varsity soccer at Flintridge Sacred Heart meant the world to me and being able to provide similar lasting memories and experiences in my career is a dream come true.

With Veritas, the Latin word for truth, at the center of a Flintridge Sacred Heart education, what value has that brought to your life?

Such immense value. Veritas has provided me clarity in times of confusion or distress. The lessons of staying true to yourself and working hard to fulfill God's purpose for you has provided great comfort and are some the greatest lessons I found when seeking Veritas.

What is your favorite spot on campus and why?

My favorite spot on campus has to be the Senior Patio. Some of my favorite memories were created there during senior lunches, toasts, and Halloween, all of which created such irreplaceable memories I will always cherish.

What is your current career?

Sports Sales & Marketing for the LA Kings

What's your proudest accomplishment so far?

My proudest accomplishment thus far would be my promotion within the LA Kings from an entry level sales position to Account Executive within just one year of working for the organization. I was chosen from a pool of well qualified candidates, but staying true to myself and continuing to work hard to achieve goals set before me, I was able to move up to my next big position within the Kings.

What three word describe you?

Vivacious, personable, and determined

What do you love about Flintridge Sacred Heart?

I love all the lasting memories Flintridge Sacred Heart provided me within my four short years. They are memories I hang onto tightly and look back on fondly. In addition, what is truly special and I love most is how Flintridge Sacred Heart provides countless opportunities for young women to find their voices and become who they truly are meant to be in this world. Life can be hard at times, but Flintridge Sacred Heart ensures we are prepared to the best of our abilities, something I am always grateful for.

What advice do you have for someone applying to Flintridge Sacred Heart?

Ask questions. If you have interests in a certain sport, club, theatre program, ask away. Your high school experience is an important time that helps shape you into the woman you are becoming. It is great to be as educated as possible to ensure Flintridge Sacred Heart will be your perfect fit.

What do you do for fun?

I love hiking with friends and trying new restaurants around Los Angeles.

Anything else you want to share about yourself?

Flintridge Sacred Heart truly shaped me into the woman I am today. There are many lessons this amazing institution provided me that I did not truly understand until I was much older and entering into the work force. Flintridge Sacred Heart is special and will always have a place in my heart.

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La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
626-685-8300

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