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placeholder June 22, 2015   •   VOL. 53, NO. 12   •   Oakland, CA

Saint Mary's College High School
In its 152nd commencement, Saint Mary's College High School's Class of 2015 gathered at the campus cross after the annual Presentation of the Seniors to the student body on June 5. The Baccalaureate Mass was celebrated on campus on June 6, and graduation took place June 7 at Zellerbach Hall on the UC-Berkeley campus. One hundred percent of the Class of 2015 has been accepted to a college or university of their choice. In addition to receiving significant amounts of need-based financial aid, students in the Class of 2015 were awarded, to date, an aggregate total of more than $7.1 million in academic, athletic and private scholarships.

The golden boys of Saint Mary's
Thirty-three members of the Saint Mary's College High School Class of 1965 joined the Class of 2015 for a weekend of "Golden Reunion" events on June 6 and 7. Here, the men gather on campus before the Baccalaureate Mass on June 6. They received special 50-year diplomas at the June 7 graduation at Zellerbach Auditorium at UC-Berkeley. Among the alumni are Brother Kenneth Cardwell, FSC (front row, second from right), and Father Xavier Lavagetto, OP (middle row, fifth from left). Brother Mel Anderson, FSC (center), Saint Mary's High Class of 1947 and Saint Mary's College president from 1969 to 1997, was the high school's principal from 1964 to 1969, and was on hand for the reunion celebration.

Saint Mary's College High School awards

The Berkeley high school awarded the following awards at its 152nd commencement, which was celebrated June 6 and 7:

Dei Verbum Award for Faith: Sarah Antoñia Stenger

Gaudium et Spes Award for Service: Benjamin Hawk Schrider

Lumen Gentium Award for Community: Amy Manzanita Tarczynski

Valedictorian Award: Peter Sekona

General Academic Excellence (based on GPA): Daniel Walter Hibbard-Lubow

De La Salle Award for Religious Studies: Catalina Diomedes Jackson-Urueña

John Henry Cardinal Newman Award for English: Jane J. Kim

Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Social Studies: Soraya Rose Shockley

Galileo Galilei Award for Laboratory Science: Amy Manzanita Tarczynski
Brother Alfred Brousseau, FSC, Award for Mathematics: Daniel Walter Hibbard-Lubow

Dante Alighieri Award for Foreign Language: Garbriella Fernandes Brito (French), Eduardo Ramirez (Spanish)

Pablo Picasso Award for Visual Arts: Jessica Ashley DeWitt

Paul Robeson Award for Performing Arts: Richard Fuguei Fong

Salutatorian Award: Sophia Bermudez-Eredia

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