The graduation ceremony for the De La Salle High School Class of 2017 was May 15 at Xavier University’s Convocation Center. The valedictorian is Connor J. Haynes, and the salutatorian is Louis A. Sivori.
Haynes, son of Craig and Jennifer Haynes, was a member of the National Honor Society and the DLS baseball team.
Sivori, son of Donald and Angela Sivori, was a member of the National Honor Society, chess team, Data club and MAΘ, the National Math Honor Society.
The Signum Fidei Award for “faithfulness to the school through qualities of other-centered leadership, serious scholarship and wholehearted involvement” went to Brandon Blackwell.
The Association Award, based on St. La Salle’s first vow with the brothers, for “Courage, Scholarship, Character, Service and Leadership" went to Louis A. Sivori.
The Kenneth Polite '93 Award and Scholarship went to Kourtney R. Parker.
The Lasallian Provincial’s Award went to Ryan Sandoz and Courtney Chatelain.
The Sedes Sapientiae Award, sponsored by the Parents’ Association, went to Zachary T. Steverson.
The Pro Deo et Patria Award went to Kourtney R. Parker.
Honor graduates, along with Haynes and Sivori: Luke A. Becker, Brandon L. Blackwell, Sydney L. Briscoe-Curtis, Kelten J. Gonzales, Brian K. Lockett Jr., Troy A. “T.J.” Nisby Jr., Noah C. Omond, Jasmine T. Pham, Fernando O. Rivera Jr., Ruben C.G. Simmons, Nykia D. Sly, Zachary T. Steverson and Mia A. Steward.
Other graduates: Sallah-Idean I. Abu Mousa, Elizabeth G. Allen, Jaelon A.-R. Bailey, Sean D. Barbarin Jr.; Nora S. Baumann, Brandon D. Booth, Nyasha D. Brown, Angela C. Bruchis, Quincy Cage Jr., Léon H. Castagné, Courtney L. Chatelain, Skylar S. Cohn, Isabella C. Colosimo, Collin A. Coyne, Madeleine R. Curole, Emily P. Delacroix, Evan T. Dogru, Blake L. Ecuyer, Dan’Quan A. Edwards, Garrett V. Ettinger.
Marc C. Evans, Riley E. Evans, Christian A. Fedison, Victoria L. Galland, Geiby A. Gomez, Thomas F. Gravois, Steven A. Harris, Ryan G. Haughton Jr.; Philippe D.J. Haymon, Angelica M. Hofstetter, Johann-Paul T. “Hans” James, Dewitt T. Jenkins, Jacob C. Johnson, Jacqueline C. Johnson, Marc E. Johnson Jr.; Anna M. Jones, Preston O. Jones Jr.; James M. Kelley, Kailie N. Koenig, Anna Y. Kushnir.
Joseph C. Laborde, Christian G. LaCaze, Leah M. Ladner, Madison R. Laurent, Amanda E. Lawrence, Zachary J. Lowentritt, Melissa V. Mann, Steve Marquez V, Dominic P. Martello, Mia M. Mata, Andrew P. Miller, Eddie Minor, Sean E. Mondoncuit Jr.; Tommy J. Moore Jr.; Raven A. Mornay, Carolyn D. Moss, Tyler M. Mouton, Trey J. Nichol, Alexandra G. Nordman, Madison N.Nuccio.
Ezra M. St. A. Ostermeier, Joshua A. Pagan, Mallori A. Palmisano, Meghan E. Palmisano, Kourtney R. Parker, Joshua K. Paul, Javier L. Post, Bryce A. Racine, Troy H. Reilly Jr.; Robert C. Reinerth, Paige V. Robichaux, Demi D. Robinette, Abadie L. Romano, Max R. Rosen, Halie J. Rousseau, Hannah M. Ruiz, Ryan J. Sandoz, Julian T.S. Shum, Cayla A. Skinner, Cameron J. Smith.
Payton J. Smith, Robert D. Stuart, Ahmad R. Taylor, Akeem J. Terrel, Raekwon J. Thomas, Zoe E. Thompson, Sidney D. Torres V, Thien-Han Tran, David J. Tran Gregg, Kayla A. Vincent, Raymond A. Walker, Myles J. Ward, Mark N.A. Wester, Ricco H. Wheat Jr.; Jabial F. White, David L. Williams, Dashawn D. Wright, Conrad Wyre IV and John J. Zinsel IV.