Eighty seniors – 10 from each of the eight Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Wilmington – received the St. Francis de Sales Award Medal from Bishop Malooly at a Mass recently at Church of the Holy Child in Brandywine Hundred. The award recognizes the students for excellence in faith development, service, scholarship, citizenship and leadership.
The recipients, as provided by the diocesan education office, are as follows:
Archmere Academy: Elyse Andres, Jamie Glavin, Alexa Hazel, Chandler Hicks, Caroline Lawless, Christina Lawless, Sean McMahon, Matthew Walters, Kerith Wang and Abigail Young.
Padua Academy: Samantha Hrivnak, Avery White, Monica Dawyot, Olivia Fierro, Allison Halt, Marykate McGurk, Kathryn Palena, Victoria Pezdirtz, Gretchen Rodammer and Alana Whitmarsh.
St. Elizabeth High School: Kathryn Rankin, Catherine Kirk, John Klusman, Allison Lynch, Caitlyn Still, Joseph Tayag, Abigail Tolliver, Marissa Lelii, Matthew Bleacher and Katherine Glunt.
St. Mark’s High School: Julia Lindley, Megan Lee, Jennifer Staib, Philip McGuire, Patrick O’Kane, Oliver Thresher, Valerie Carter, Jeremy Keeler, Merissa Cope and Matthew Conrad.
St. Thomas More Academy: Kelsey Fair, Ana Fernandez-Davila, Rebecca Gasperetti, Anthony Jara, Joseph Kellenberger, Anna Loffreda, Patrick Lynn, Alexa Pinera, Andrew Powers and Michael Stant.
Ss. Peter & Paul High School: Samantha Bauer, John D’Albora, Jacob Diehl, Madelyn Granger, Kelley Kullman, Mariah Leffingwell, Christina Nolan, William Warpinski, Claire Wheatley and Erica Wiles.
Salesianum School: Luke Bader, Justin Gregg, Theodore James, Patrick Knox, Christopher Lyons, Dylan Miller, Alexander Onesi, Matthew Tankle, Brandon Tuozzolo and Andrew Wade.
Ursuline Academy: Jennifer Azevedo, Mary Bounds, Rachel Brown, Katherine Desmond, Meaghan Foley, Celina Holler, Breanne Porter, Daria Rebbecchi, Hannah Tattersall and Alexa Wick.