Montgomery Catholic Student Honored in Statewide Magazine

Montgomery Catholic Student Honored in Statewide Magazine
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Arthur Murray, a student at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, is honored as a Teen Spotlight in Potential Magazine for excelling in his academics and leadership.
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Jasmine Murray and Arthur Murray
photo by Shelby Shubird
Arthur has a passion for robotics. He explained, “My grandfather started giving me LEGO sets at the age of 3, and by the time I was 6 I was putting together K’NEX building sets with over 300 pieces. I’ve been interested in building and designing things ever since, and that’s what sparked me to join the robotics club my 8th grade year.” He’s an instrumental part of Montgomery Catholic’s robotics club, and has been awarded champion status at six different robotics tournaments. He has a great deal of pride in his school— he shared, “My favorite part about attending Catholic is that I’m getting a good education and learning how to grow closer to God. MCPS inspires you and makes you feel like family.” When asked to share the most important lesson he’s learned in life so far, Arthur answered, “I’ve got to put something into life before I can expect to get anything out. Hard work pays off!”
Potential Magazine is a multimedia resource for parents of college-bound teenagers. In each issue, high achieving students in the 7th-12th grade are featured and entered to win the $500 “Reach Your Potential” scholarship awarded in January and May.

Teens are recommended by their school or community leaders for excelling in one or more of the following areas: academics, business, leadership, philanthropy, overcoming adversity, citizenship and community service, athletics, and the arts. Potential Magazine’s advisory board chooses teens to feature in each issue and select the scholarship winner in May from each of the finalists.

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