Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School Class of 2020 Peyton Bass has been offered a four-year scholarship to Carleton College worth over $300,000 that includes tuition, room and board, books, and travel expenses. 

Carleton College is a private Liberal Arts College located in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Carleton College was founded in 1866 and offers nearly 40 undergraduate majors. According to U.S. News & World Report, Carleton College ranks as the 7th best Liberal Arts College. Carleton College is a great fit with undergraduate enrollment of 2,097 students and average classroom size of 20. 

Peyton ranks in the top 20% of his class and is a member of the National Honor Society. He has taken and passed 4 AP exams here at Our Lady of the Lakes and is hopeful to pass 2 more this year. Peyton plans to study Computer Science or Graphic Design while at Carleton.

Q & A with Peyton Bass

What college will you be attending?
Carleton College

What majors are you considering?
Computer Science or Graphic Design

Who are your favorite teachers/staff at Lakes?
Mr. Kennedy, Mrs. Kotulis, Mrs. Cook, and Ms. Preston

What advice would you give to underclassmen?
Don’t worry about things out of your control. Do the best you can, and be happy knowing you gave it your all.

Educating students in grades PreK through 12 for over 60 years, Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School provides an educational experience grounded in Catholic Tradition, personal discipline and academic excellence. We offer small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios in a safe and secure family-oriented community. Weekly Mass complements a fully integrated one-to-one iPad program, championship athletics, K-12 robotics program, before and after school care, and much more!