Vermont Catholic asked each Catholic grade school and high school to nominate a student who exemplifies what it means to be a young disciple today.

Christ the King School, Burlington

Preschool — Grade 8

Address: 136 Locust St., Burlington 05401

Phone: (802) 862-6696



Mission: The mission of Christ the King School is to provide an excellent education in a Catholic community of love and care; to foster respect for self and others; and to nourish a life-long devotion to God and the teachings of Jesus Christ.

Gabby Sneddon is a Student Council member, gymnastics mentor and Girl Scout camp counselor where she helps younger girls develop confidence and leadership skills. She is an altar server who has helped with Refugee Dental Day and a school cabaret volunteer. The eighth grader strives for all A’s, and her artwork has been selected for display at a local mall. She participates in Drama Club and middle school soccer. She has been described as “kind and ready, willing and able to help others.” A natural leader, she has a positive and respectful attitude and the power to positively impact her peers and community, and she is a positive role model for other students.

—Originally published in the Fall 2019 issue of Vermont Catholic magazine.