Byline: Kathy Downing Daily Herald Staff Writer
Surrounded by public high school classes 50 to 75 times larger, the 10 graduating seniors from Fox Valley Lutheran Academy might invite the comparison of David pitted against Goliath.
But the seniors of this private school, originally based in Roselle and now in temporary quarters in Elgin, have accomplished as much as any of their fellow members of the Class of 1997.
With an Illinois State Scholar and IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award winner counted among their number, the class can compare to the best in the state. The group includes a foreign exchange student, Kathy Serrano of Brazil. And nearly all these graduates are bound for college.
It goes to show that size is not necessarily a measure of quality. Nor does a smaller class mean experiences are more limited.…