Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s 139th Commencement Exercises took place in an outdoor ceremony on the grounds of the Athletic Complex at the Vaughn Road Campus.
Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi, Superintendent of Education Gwen 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, Deacon Jim Labadie, Father Linn Harbour and Father Alex Valladares as the special guests of the class. Salutatorian Andrea Hayes and Valedictorian Madeleine O’Mara addressed their fellow graduates, special guests, family and friends. The class of 2014 sang the Montgomery Catholic Alma Mater “Catholic, Our Refuge” by Christina Banks Barrera and Alex Johnson before heading to the inzone 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 2014!
Somlee Baek, Ashley Lynn Barranco*, Kyle James Berher, Tara Lynn Bourke*, Chloe Michaela Campbell, Alexander Thomas Castanza, Mackenzie Fleming Colvin, Ann Marie Dean*, Coleman Randy Dixon*, Yakira Michelle Drayton, Parker Russell Drummond, Mallory St. Clair Ellis*, Michael Duane Ester, Brett Franklin Foxworth*, David Yost Fulton, Casey Alan Gurlaskie, Rolanda Danielle Harrison, Andrea Rebeca Hayes*, John Christopher Haynes*, Martha Ryan Hill, Joshua Lee Johnson, Jr., Gyeongmin Kang, Mi Gyn Kim*, Samantha Charles Kocan*, Kaleb Austen Libby, Daniel Joseph LoBello*, Jonathan Lozano, Dylan Thomas Martin, Monica Christine McCann, Anna Aden McCracken, Patrick Laun McGinn, Jr., Samuel James McLaughlin, Alexandra Elaine Micher*, Anna Marie Mills*, Michael Richard Moussalli*, Geoffrey Andrew Myers, Nicholas James Niel, Ryan Christopher Norris*, Sydney Erin O’Connor, Madeleine Marie O’Mara*, Saraelizabeth Nunan Parker*, De’Jamonte Alexander Pierce, Guillermo Auturo Ravelo*, Miles Xavier Rice, Ivan Rodriguez, Jr., Abigail Frances Rohde*, Clayton Patrick Ronan, Sang Won Seo, Mason Wayne Shell, James Thomas Sherman*, Jared Everett Steele, Charles Edward Stewart, Hadley Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Reshad Thomas, Kristina Margaret Vanella, Howard Raymond Vaughan, III*, Chase Hunter Williams, Kirstin Janel Wood*.
*National Honor Society
Cole Dixon, son of Marcia and Daryl Dixon, receives his Montgomery Catholic diploma from Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi at the school’s 139th Commencement Exercise on May 20, 2014.