Where Are They Now?

Name: Sean Rudolph

Elementary School: St. John the Evangelist School

Year won: 2012

Essay about African American: Nathan Sean Rudolph – oldest son of five children, responsible, never backs down from challenges, Dyslexic but refuses to use it as an excuse not to do his very best, volunteers, helps grandparents, and inspiration to his siblings

Goal: To become a teacher to help students like Nathan and obtain a master’s degree

Where are they now?: 

  • First Lieutenant and a Platoon Leader in Fort Leonard Wood with Bravo Company 795 Military Police Battalion 
  • at Good Counsel participated in both Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, a Peer Counselor, 
  • a member of the school Percussion Band, 
  • worked on the stage crew for the Drama Department, 
  • awarded the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership award in 2014 
  • received the Joseph Brewer Memorial Scholarship in 2015.  
  • attended Towson University
  • enrolled in their Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC)
  • received a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Psychology and a minor in Deaf Studies
  • commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army. 
  • In 2021, my platoon was deployed to Afghanistan to provide security for the evacuation at Kabul Airport.
  • promoted to 1st Lieutenant
  • Platoon Leader in Fort Leonard Wood with Bravo Company 795 Military Police Battalion.  
  • am married

A Note from Sean Rudolph 

Winning the Lucinda Jasper award in 2012 helped me attend Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD.  


Thank you, Mrs. Alexandra Rudolph, for the information and photos you provided.

Thank you, Ms. Shidana Crawford, St. John the Evangelist School, for the update.