Samantha Eshleman was valedictorian and Jenna Grice was salutatorian when 79 graduates of Cabrini High School received their diplomas May 17 at St. Dominic Church.
Eshleman is the daughter of Mark and Denice Eshleman, of Metairie. At Cabrini she was a member of the Student Council, the Cabrini Chamber Ensemble, the Speech Team, the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematics Honor Society. She will attend the University of Southern Mississippi and major in exercise science.
Grice is the daughter of Joseph and Tina Grice, of Metairie. At Cabrini she was a member of the National Honor Society, Excalibur National Science Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematical Honor Society. She will attend Louisiana State University and major in biological engineering.
The Mother Cabrini Award was presented to Lisette Hrapmann, of New Orleans, and Maci Ousset, of Chalmette, based on their demonstration of the care, love and selflessness that reflects Mother Cabrini’s spirit through Cabrini’s core values of respect, excellence and service. Mother Cabrini Award recipients are determined by a vote of the faculty and staff.
The Principal’s Leadership Award was presented to Catherine Sisung, of Metairie. This award is presented to a graduating senior who has demonstrated the ability to combine academic excellence and exemplary leadership roles in both school and community activities.
The Leadership Award was presented to Lisette Hrapmann, of New Orleans. The Service Award was presented to Sarah Ulmer, of Metairie, and the Respect Award was presented to Maci Ousset, of Chalmette. These awards are selected by the administration, faculty and staff and are presented to those seniors who most embody Cabrini’s core values.
JEFFERSON PARISH: summa cum laude, Samantha Eshleman, Jenna Grice, Shelby Gross, Lauren Lohlink, Catherine Sisung, Sydney Steib and Sarah Ulmer; magna cum laude, Rachel Morris; cum laude, Rebecca Protti; and Kaitlyn Arena, Jessica Bouvier, Morgan Burns, Marie Dyer, Monique Gervais, Micaela Glowacki, Jasmine Hamdan, Rachel Lofthus, Kristina Metz, Kayla Meyers and Leslie Stentz.
ORLEANS PARISH: summa cum laude, Emma Bayer, Cherise Cryer and Courtney Mai; magna cum laude, Lisette Hrapmann, Brittney Huner and Kia Stern; cum laude, Leni Burk, Bailey Gstohl and Erica Johnson; and Story Baquet, Taylor Brignac, Emily Davis, Julie Dixon, Ingrid Foy, Kaila Jenkins, Darriane Jones, Kelsey Poole, Dana Porche, Carolina Ramos, Hayden Robin, Monica Stevens and Megan Suane.
PLAQUEMINES PARISH: magna cum laude, Caitlyn Gonzales; and Rachel Teachworth.
The River Parishes senior graduating from the college preparatory program at Cabrini was Stacey Ahlemeyer.
ST. BERNARD PARISH: summa cum laude, Kelly Kneale; magna cum laude, Wenxiu Hu, Jessica Ourso, Maci Ousset and Celeste Scheuermann; cum laude, Da’Shan Encalade, Savannah Nunnery and Christine O’Donnell; and Brigee Martinez, Hannah Michalik and Ashley Vinson.
ST. TAMMANY PARISH: magna cum laude, Destin Crain and Hayley Kunzli; cum laude, Ellie Temonia; and Courtney Cutrer.
WEST BANK: summa cum laude, Genevieve Brilli and Brittany Garrison; magna cum laude, Gabrielle Caballero, Kelsey Foltmer, Cyndi Ward and Brian Wroten; cum laude, Bailey Gstohl, Martinique Higgins and Allison Nocito; and Camille Brannon, Kayla Brown, Kalie Cavanagh, Emily Davis, Julie Dixon, Rebecca Green, Lauren Hartung, Macy Hope, Claire Jones, Chelsey London, Dana Porche, Brenna Rankin, Breonne Richard, Maegan Saul and Rachel Teachworth.