Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s 141st Commencement Exercises took place in an outdoor ceremony on the grounds of the Athletic Complex at the Vaughn Road Campus on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi, Superintendent of Education Gwendolyn Byrd, Montgomery Catholic President Anne Ceasar, and High School Principal Chad Barwick were joined by Monsignor Charles Troncale, Father Patrick Driscoll ’84, Father Pat Arensberg, Father Alex Valladares, and Deacon Jim Labadie, as the special guests of the class. Salutatorian Patrick Raymond O’Mara and Valedictorian Nadine Cynthia Moussalli addressed their fellow graduates, special guests, family and friends after the class received their diplomas from Archbishop Rodi. The class of 2016 along with Alumni sang the Montgomery Catholic Alma Mater “Catholic, Our Refuge” led by Montgomery Catholic teacher Kerri Moore before heading to the in-zone to salute the school one final time.
Members of the junior and sophomore class hosted the graduates and their families at a reception in the Dolly Barranco Activity Center following the ceremony.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016!
John Cole Archer, Agnes Jean Armstrong, Jacob Ryan Atchley, Emily Ann Barranco, Tabatha-Marie Catalina Barrera, Kathleen Margaret Beesley, Cameron DeShon Brisbon, Courtney Rose Brodgen, Devin Rudolph Byrts, James Warner Cleghorn, Michael Elliott Collins, Eric Anderson Crenshaw, Lashundra Meche` Daniels, Kristianna Janay Davison, Aryian LaMychel Dean, Kailyn Naichelle Dean, Jennifer Manh Doan, Marissa Hope Dogan, Eryka Dominiq` Ellington, Claire Ann Fischer, Hayden Elizabeth Gambacurta,
Abaigeal Grace Gilbert, Jonathan Wiley Green, Patrick Dylan Gregorius, Phoebe Michelle Hall, Freddrick Andre` Hardy, Stephanie Lauren Hayes, Katherine Lacy Herbek, Blake Ashton Johnson, Richard Damien Kanneh, Kris Gabriel Keating, Anna Marie Koerner, Lloyd Melvin Black Koontz, Emily Ann Lafreniere, WooSeop (Martin) Lee, Aubrey Lorraine Lenn, David Scott LoBello, Megan Helene Matisak, Katherine Elizabeth McDaniel, Morgan Nicole Micher, Juanita Chenail Mickles, Wilson Daniel Miles IV, Nadine Cynthia Moussalli, Sarah Irene Murry, Patrick Raymond O’Mara, Ryan Matthew Piper, Madison Paige Pritchett, Lester Carl Rudolph, Joshua Ross Seals, Madison Tyler Searcy,
Youngtaek Seo, Mary Reagan Starrett, Megan Shea Stembridge, Logan James Stevens, Brandon Malik Thomas, Lexy Elizabeth Tynan, Elizabeth Suzanne Vaughan, and Samuel Joseph Walker.
Photo courtesy of Total Image.
Founded in 1873, Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School is an integral part of the Catholic Church’s mission to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. As an adult community, we share in the responsibility to prepare students for college and beyond while helping them grow to become persons of faith, virtue and wisdom.