The graduation ceremony for Holy Cross High School was May 21 at the Holy Cross Student Center in New Orleans. The valedictorians of the Class of 2016 are Evan Michael Cory and Pedro Gabriel Rivera. The salutatorian is Brandon Mitchell Scully.
Cory, the son of Laura Geis Beard and Lance Edward Cory, will attend Lincoln Memorial University on academic, valedictorian and volleyball scholarships. He plans to major in accounting. Rivera, the son of Drs. Sherry and Gabriel Rivera, will attend LSU and major in computer engineering. Scully, son of Dr. Jeanna Johnston Scully and Carl Wilhelmus Scully, will attend Texas A&M Galveston, where he received an academic scholarship, a study-abroad stipend and the National Merit recognition award. He plans to major in marine transportation.
Summa cum laude: Andrew J. Abadie, Gabriel S. Alfortish, Chad T. Bealer, Cole C. Bealer, Christopher R. Bologna, Leandre G. Bon-Mardion, Anthony M. Casse, Joshua A. DiFebbo, Drake P. Dittmann, Andrew P. Fabregas, Jose J. Figueroa Jr., Kyle P. Gaudet, Patrick D. Girardot, Taylor H. Gore, Coldin W. Grundmeyer.
Also Donovan B. Harris, Nicholas R. Kent, Gianni H. Ly, Robert A. Malouse, Brett T. Mascaro, William D. Nichols, Nicholas T. Nugent, Collyn C. O’Quin, Gregory C. Parker II, Mason J. Rebstock, Jack J. Rizzuto, Noah M. Sciambra, Ashkan A. Seraji, Austin G. Sembera, Nicholas A. D. Stokes, Conner R. Toups and Brandon P. Tran.
Magna cum laude: Patrick O. Angelette, Jack A. Badinger III, Alexander J. Birdsall, Frederick R. Blount Jr., Jacques L. Boudreaux, Calvin J. Brignac Jr., Salvatore P. L. Caronna, Scott J. Colvin, Spencer P. Davis, Glenn M. Duhy Jr., Cody A. Edwards, Drake C. Ferry, Vincent N. Fouchi, Brian M. Gibson, Brenton G. Guerin, Kenneth P. Hebert, Jr., Blair L. Ivory, Kenneth C. Jackson, Jr., Randall J. Lackey Jr., Jack M. Major Jr., Ryan P. Prest, Adam M. Quebedeaux, Trevor I. Ramagos, Myles E. Reaux, Joshua B. Reimonenq, William D. Schneider, Collin R. Stevens, Wilbert Turner III and Tyler C. Wells.
Cum laude: Osarumwense O. Adun, Jordan C. Alexis, Darryl A. Barard Jr., Jeffrey A. Boudreaux, Scot J. Breaux Jr., Gavin S. Broussard, Bryant Collins Jr., Blaine T. Crombie, Paxton D. DeForest, Connor O. Duronslet, Kaegan J. Farrell, Chandler R. Feraud, Taylor R. Fleming, Forest J. Gaine Jr., Mason A. Gaspar, Jack E. Heidingsfelder, Max H. Heidingsfelder, Stephen U. Icaza, Jacob B. Jewell, Tyler P. Kalb, Gregory W. Kelly Jr., Alexander M. Lafrance, Spencer D. Leslie, Xavian C. McKay, Joaquim R. Mitchell Jr., Gabriel F. O’Connor, Matthew C. Putnam, Duplain W. Rhodes IV, Wesley A. Robinson, Darius D. Rodrigue, Kyle J. Schexnayder, Conner J. Stevens, Wyatt S. Strange, Kenyon T. Tadlock II, Connor P. Wallace, Celestin White Jr. and Glenn E. Williams II.
Other graduates: Cameron M. Alfonso, Chad M. Aucoin, Ethan M. Breal, Chandler R. T. Broekman, Beau D. Bush, Austin G. Campbell, Andrew C. Carney, Isaiah A. Carpenter, Bret J. Carter Jr., David C. Clement Jr., Aaron W. Coniker, Jordan B. Cusimano, Chance P. DeMonte, Joseph A. Dreis, Christian M. Falkner, Griffen G. Gaudet, Dylan M. Goff, Christian S. Handy, Robert B. Hoolahan, John S. Jacobsen IV.
Also Jay N. Jolly, Jonathan M. Joubert, Tyler M. Lamm, Brian O. Lee Jr., Jordan D. Lee, Kyle M. Meyers, Austin H. Millet, Rory J. Moran, Matthew N. Muhleisen, Casey J. Nee, Lester E. Nero, Trevor N. Riley, Grant A. Schulz, Paris M. Scott, Gavin M. Sison, Kyle A. Steib Jr., Mark A. Thomas Jr., Jacob B. Todd, Tracy L. West Jr. and Ryan K. Williams.