Grace Montessori​​​​
Quality Education and Childcare

Meet Our Alumni​​​​​​

Matilda Kitabwalla
Future Peacemaker and Environmental Activist

I have GMS to thank for the person that I am today. Grace Montessori gave me the tools to be a true student of the world, to solve problems and face the challenges of my life head-on. Grace Montessori taught me to not be afraid of failure, but rather to turn failure into strength and learn from my mistakes. I learned patience and leadership skills and most importantly, I learned kindness and empathy. These are all life skills that were instilled in me from a young age by Grace Montessori and that I carry with me every single day through my adult life.
GMS Student​​
A graduate of Parkland High School, Matilda now attends American University. She spent several semesters studying abroad in Nairobi, Kenya and Townsville Australia. Matilda has competed an internships as a Student Sustainability Educator, and internships with Engage Globally and Kibera Town Center. She also supports her local community through volunteer work and participation with social clubs.

A Lifelong Learner
“I study environmental science in University and so a lot of my goals revolve around this. I hope to spend some time working in Washington D.C. as an environmental consultant, helping companies to implement green practices into their business practices." Matilda hopes to eventually go to law school and study environmental law to mitigate the impacts of climate change and plans to spend more time travelling the world and experiencing all of what life has to offer.

Sorrel Langkamer-Smith

Sorrel feels Grace Montessori taught them to love learning and wants to be a life-long learner.  
GMS Student​​
Sorrel is a non-binary person who uses they/them pronouns.  Sorrel participates in events at the Bradbury Sullivan Center and is a advocate for tolerance and acceptance of all people.  Sorrel has always been a loyal friend and is looked up to by many of their peers. 

Sorrel is an honors student at William Allen High School. As a high school student, they are already earning college credits through AP classes and dual enrollment courses.  Sorrel loves music and is a member of the Bel Canto Youth Chorus of the Bach Choir.  Sorrel works hard achieving high grades, and is planning to attend college in Pennsylvania, possibly majoring in music.