Meet A Lancer: Caroline Kargenian '23

Senior Caroline Kargenian has made the most of her OLu experience! Caroline has participated in our Instrumental Music program for all 4 years. She primarily plays the flute, but also is proficient in playing the oboe, piano, and piccolo! Caroline is also serving as this year's Instrumental Music CEO. Not only is she a musician, but she is also an athlete as a member of both the Cross Country and Track teams. In addition, Caroline is an Ignite Team Leader and maintains a 4.63 GPA.

As varied as her talents are, her personal goal is to work with ranch animals. After graduation, she has her sights set on Cal Poly-SLO, Cornell, or University of Georgia, where she intends to pursue a degree in Animal Science.


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Favorite moment on the Nechita stage:

2022 Instrumental Music Showcase, where I played the piano in a student quartet. The song we performed was "Experience" by Ludovico Einaudi. It was surreal to be making music with my fiends on the Nechita Stage and an experience I'll never forget.

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Finish this sentence: Ten years from now I want to be...

Unafraid to try new things. Living for adventure and creating memories.

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What inspires you?

My friends, first and foremost! My friends inspire me to try new things and keep me afloat during stressful times.

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What's something people would be surprised to know about you?

That I ride Horseback and I do Show Jumping!


When you're not playing an instrument or performing, what are you doing?


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What teacher made the most impact on you and why?

In my primary years, Dr. Summers at Heritage Oak Private School, as she is the one that taught me how to play the flute, which I love. In high school, Mr. Z as he's taught me life lessons and pushed me to grow in great ways.


Favorite Bible Verse?

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1

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