Empowering Others Through Resilience and Compassion
Sara Markes, born with cerebral palsy, has defied physical and mental challenges to become a beacon of resilience and compassion. Her journey from Rectory School, where she found academic and personal fulfillment, shaped her profoundly. Sara's teachers cultivated her critical thinking, while experiences beyond classrooms, like volunteering and mentorship, fueled her empathy. She continued her education despite health setbacks, earning a degree in Industrial Psychology and diving into Dialectical Behavior Therapy during COVID. Driven by her passion and family ties to veterans, she aims to revolutionize PTSD treatment for soldiers. Sara's aspiration to return to Rectory reflects her gratitude and desire to pay it forward. Her story embodies resilience, dedication, and a profound commitment to making the world a better place.