Becoming Archbishop Carroll’s valedictorian is more than an academic achievement for Taylor Crosland

Attaining the rank of valedictorian of the class of 2021 at Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C., meant more than an academic achievement to Taylor Crosland.

At the age of 12 in middle school, she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition impacting the digestive tract, and she had to undergo five surgeries.

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