Brother Martin High School held its 46th commencement exercises May 22 at the UNO Lakefront Arena. John J. Devlin, president, and Gregory M. Rando (’77), principal, conferred diplomas and presented awards.
The valedictorians of the class were Joseph L. Arrigo and Taylor N. St. Pierre.
Arrigo, the son of Karen and Louis Arrigo, will attend the University of Alabama and major in political science and theater. He received the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship. He was a National Merit Scholarship commended student. At the national academic games tournament, he was recognized as one of five outstanding seniors and ranked second as an individual player. In 2014, he received the Archdiocese of New Orleans Outstanding Youth Award for St. Philip Neri Parish.
St. Pierre, the son of Gwen and Conrad St. Pierre, will attend Louisiana State University and major in physics. He was a state and district literary rally participant for biology and civics (first-place overall winner), and a chess, magic, sailing and Key Club member. In 2014, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
- GRADUATING WITH HONORS WERE: Logan P. Betzer, Garrett P. Boyd, Christopher J. Breath, Daniel Joseph Brignac, Kevin E. Broadbridge, Justin T. Buoch, Gabriel D. Cespedes, Aaron M. Detiege, Travis J. Epps, Daniel H. Evans Jr., Connor D. Fallon, Matthew M. Foley, Garrett J. Gervais, Gregory P. Gonzales II, Zachary R. Kael, Nolan P. Lambert Jr., Zachary J. Lewis, Ivan A. Lopez-Zepeda, Rory P. Luke Jr., Austin M. McIntyre, Paul F. Newburger, Wesley E. O’Neal II, Kyle H. Owens, Mitchell P. Quebedeaux, Scott C. Richardson, Daniel H. Spring and Mason K. Williams.
- OTHER GRADUATES WERE: Austin J. Aleman, Juan J. Alvarez, Jesse J. Austin, Gabriel A. Ball, Michael J. Baroni, David C. Barreca II, Hunter J. Bartholomew, Tyler N. Bartlett, Greg J. Beaumont Jr., Robert J. Becker, Grant A. Belsome, Andrew M. Benfatti, Luke J. Bernard, Michael J. Binder Jr., Stephen L. Bonnaffons, Ashton J. Bonura, Joshua M. Borchers, Mitchell C. Boudreaux, Ross M. Boudreaux, Austin B. Bourgeois, Daniel John Brignac, Taylor M. Brown, Mason T. Bucher, Jack T. Buras, Adrian E. Burgos, Dennis P. Burke III, Karl M. Burke III, Brett M. Campbell, Antonio F. Cannet, Daniel J. Cardenez, Nicholas A. Catalano, Kevin M. Chanove, Cameron J. Chiasson, John J. Clark, Patrick M. Clark, Logan J. Courregé, Andrew J. DeBlanc, Zachary R. DeSadier, Jeremy A. Desforges, Christopher S. Diaz, Aaron J. Didier, Micah J. Dietrich, Matthew M. Donner, Connelly G. Dubuisson, Chace M. Edwards, Gabriel I. Ekechukwu, Jr., Ahmad ElRachidi, Blaine J. Elsensohn, Nathan M. Estess, Douglas P. Fair, Jr., Andres J. Fino, Brian P. Forschler, Steven C. Foundas, Wesley M. Franatovich, Thomas J. France IV, Garrett J. Fredrick, Ryan M. French, Jonathan M. Fry, Corey C. Gaconi, Roy A. Galliano III, Evan M. Gallodoro, Christian B. Garner, Justin W. Gaudet, Ryan S. Genco, Kevin K. Ghaffari, Nicolas Gibliant, Michael V. Giovingo, Eugene A. Granier, John K. Gravolet, Patrick T. Gressaffa, Dominick A. Hagstette, Brendon A. Hayes, Andrew P. Hebert, Dylan M. Heidingsfelder, Jacob N. Held, Adam J. Henderson, John A. Hernandez, Alexander J. Herrera, Christopher W. Honoré, Richard R. Hunter III, Matthew J. Jeandron, Julian M. Jefferson, Zachary S. Jeffries, Seth E. Johnson, Kyler M. Johnston, Joshua P. Jouandot, Ray R. Kingston, Paul M. Klein, Jonathan L. Labatut , Justin M. Landry, Andrew M. Larmeu, Tim X. Le, Adam D. LeBeau, Evan G. Lefort, Colby A. Lemoine, Sebastian P. Lentz, Nicholas P. Leonard, Lance M. Levy, Jr., Drew A. Lewis, Collin J. Ligori, Ben R. Lindsey, Bradley C. Lorio, Patrick J. Lorio, Colin J. Lovecchio, Nicholas R. Lowe, Kevin M. Lynch, Jacob A. Lyons, Mark A. Magee Jr., Mason S. Manale, Donovan J. Merrell, Zachary A. Mesman, Jeffrey S. Meyers, Uchenna C. Mmonu, Nicholas J. Molay, Kyle L. Moreau, Glynn D. Morere, Liam Z. Murphy, Victor Nguy, Alex A. O’Connell, Jr., Parker J. Oubre, Jacob T. Parker, Jonathan T. Parker, David W. Paternostro, Christopher T. Patin, Felipe Peláez, Thomas A. Peters, Andrew T. Pham, Dillon W. Piglia, Kevin M. Plunkett, Zachary T. Pomet, Patrick E. Quinn II, Luke J. Ramirez, Christopher M. Rayle, Tyler C. Rebert, Blake A. Restel, Joshua R. Ricks, Jordan J. Ridgley, Yehia A. Riles, Joseph B. Rink IV, Peyton C. Romano, Philip C. Roques, Harrison E. Schluter, Colin P. Schnauder, Anthony M. Schneider, Michael J. Schumacher, Blaise J. Serpas Jr., Cole D. Sheehan, Edwin M. Sortina, Michael D. St. Marie, Shaid M. Stewart, Kevin J. Sylvera Jr., Nicholas T. Tanner, Roderic F. Teamer Jr., Nathan R. Teed, Alexander E. Thibodeau, William M. Thiele, Tyler J. Thompson, Robert S. Tomlinson IV, Harrison A. Trepagnier, Thinh X. Truong, Luke J. Walker, Venjie J. Wallis Jr., Zachary P. Ward, Jason W. Watts Jr., Jared A. West and Ali Yasein.