Students are recognized for their achievements but also for their individual qualities. Each week, a student is recognized as the Student of the Week, and posters sharing their stories are posted to the hallway walls.
Principal Habeeb Quadri wrote an essay detailing how the MCC Academy has built character and fostered community among students at the Chicago-area Islamic parochial school. Quadri has structured the school to recognize students for achievement, making a point to visit with individual students and to recognize them for their contributions to the student body.
Photo by Alyssa Schukar