Spencer Gayles
McGill-Toolen Class of 2011

Spencer Gayles is the epitome of a well-rounded student. He excels in the academic arena with an all Honors and AP curriculum. He is a member of the National Honor Society and has a 3.63 GPA. He received full scholarships to LSU and Springhill College and received the Spirit of Auburn Foundation Scholarship. He has chosen to attend LSU where he will march in the Tiger Marching Band.

Spencer is also dedicated to serving the community and living his Catholic faith. He is an active member of the Servants of the Poor, Pro-Life Club and Campus Ministry. He volunteers much of his time to community service. He was recently awarded the Development Office “Jacket Jubilation Meritorious Award” for his countless hours of service which are often done behind-the-scenes for no other reward or recognition other than helping and serving others. He is also a Student Ambassador and is a favorite on the McT Road Shows at his alma mater, St. Ignatius. He is the perfect student to speak on the topic of extracurricular involvement since he is involved in so much at McT!

But the thing Spencer is most passionate about is his music. He plays the violin, the guitar, and saxophone. He is a member of the McT Marching Band, Jazz Band and Symphoic Band. He attributes his self-motivation and persistence to his being a self-taught musician. “Regardless of whether it is learning an instrument or climbing the corporate ladder, it is ultimately up to one’s self to decide whether or not success is plausible.” Spencer feels he learned the importance of teamwork and self –discipline through being a part of the McT marching band. He says, “You have to have a lot of trust in your teammates when you have eighty band members walking backwards and anticipating being in the correct spot at the correct time”. He is also a member of the Chamber Singers, utilizing his musical talents in even another medium.

Spencer is a student who can “do it all and do it well”. His dedication to academics, service to others and his music will take him far in life.


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What is SCRIP?

SCRIP is a fund raiser that is convenient, easy and costs you NO EXTRA MONEY! You DO NOT sell anything and you only purchase the products that you want. When you purchase SCRIP, you receive the full face value of the dollar amount that you order from each vendor. McGill's profit comes from the discount amount that retailers agree to sell us the gift certificates or prepaid cards.

Here's how it works - each participating family earns rebates for the school through their purchase of gift cards and gift certificates for various local and national vendors. The first $100 rebate earned goes to the school; all further profit is split 50/50 with the family in the form of tuition credit. The school is responsible for tracking each family's earned credit. When you purchase SCRIP, you are purchasing negotiable gift certificates and prepaid cards that are used by LOCAL and NATIONAL vendors just like CASH. You can use SCRIP to purchase the household items that you use every week like GROCERIES, GAS, CLOTHING and ENTERTAINMENT (restaurants, video rentals, etc.) With every SCRIP purchase, you earn revenue not only for McGill, but also for your family in the form of TUITION CREDIT.

All SCRIP orders must be received in the Student Activities Office no later than 9:00 am on Mondays and will be ready for pick up on Thursday afternoon by 2:00 pm. Please contact Brother Paul Mulligan, SCRIP Coordinator at (251) 445-4740 or by email.

Thanks to all of you that have supported this program. If you have not given SCRIP a try yet, I would like to encourage you to please consider doing so.

Brother Paul Mulligan
SCRIP Coordinator

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