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Nazareth Academy

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Graduates and Scholarships

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2021

Class of 2021 Scholarships

We are both pleased and proud to announce the Graduation Awards for the Class of 2021 totaling $593,000.00: 

  • Shannon Bresnan was offered a scholarship by Villa Joseph Marie High School for high achieving academics in the amount of $7,000 per year for four years. Nazareth Academy High School awarded Shannon the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years and the Principal’s Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 per year for four years. 
  • Hailey Brow was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Kylie Burke was offered a Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls with the Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year for four years.  Nazareth Academy High School awarded Kylie the Young Woman Inventor Scholarship which is $2,000 per year for four years, the Fine Arts Scholarship which is an award of   $2,000 per year for four years, the Blessed Frances Siedliska Community Service Scholarship of $2,000 per year for four years and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years.
  • Ryleigh Cassidy was awarded the Digital Video Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 per year for four years and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School. 
  • Luca Cusano was awarded the President’s Scholarship in the amount of $6,000 per year for four years to attend Roman Catholic High School. 
  • Annabella Davies was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Jaclyn Donnelly was awarded the Digital Video Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 per year for four years, the Blessed Frances Siedliska Community Service Scholarship of $2,000 per year for four years and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Sarah Dougherty was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School. Sarah was honored and received the Matthew Holmes Scholarship.  
  • Olivia Fabianski was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Luca Humli was offered the Presidential Scholarship from Holy Ghost Preparatory School in the amount of $8,000 per year for four years.   Father Judge High School offered Luca the Presidential Academic Scholarship in the amount of $7,000 per year for four years.  
  • Braydon McGuigan is the recipient of the Presidential Scholarship for Cornwell Egan Catholic High School. He was awarded $6000 per year for four years.
  • Nicholas Pezzotta was offered a Presidential Academic Scholarship from Father Judge High School in the amount of $6,000 per year for four years.  Archbishop Ryan High School offered Nicholas the Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $6,000 per year for four years.  Roman Catholic High School offered Nicholas the Principal’s Scholarship which is an award of $5,000 per year for four years. 
  • Kylie Reichert was offered a Nazareth Academy High School Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $16, 750 per year for four years.   Mount Saint Joseph Academy awarded Kylie with a scholarship of half tuition per year for four years to attend their school. 
  • Abigail Rock was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Aria Rooney was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship and the Principal’s Scholarship to attend Nazareth Academy High School. 
  • Catherine Solitario was offered an academic scholarship from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in the amount of $2,000 per year for four years.   Nazareth Academy High School awarded Catherine the Blessed Frances Siedliska Community Service Scholarship of $2,000 per year for four years and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years.
  • Bichgiang Cecilia Trinh was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.
  • Zoe Truitt was awarded the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 per year for four years to attend Nazareth Academy High School.

CLASS OF 2021 SCHOLARSHIPS

We are both pleased and proud to announce the Gradation Awards for the Class of 2021:
 
The Nazareth Academy Grade School Parent Association awards a grant to two graduates who have achieved the highest and second highest grade point average through sixth, seventh and the first two trimesters of eighth grade.  This grant valued at $500 will be paid directly to the high schools that the students will attend.  The 2021 recipients of these grants are: Kylie Reichert and Annabella Davies

To be eligible for the President’s Award for Academic Excellence students must maintain a grade point average of 90 or above in grades 6, 7, and 8th grade, as well as high achievement in the areas of reading and mathematics in their Terra Nova tests.  The students who merit this award are: Shannon Bresnan, Ryleigh Cassidy, Luca Cusano, Annabella Davies, Jaclyn Donnelly, Sarah Catherine Dougherty, Olivia Fabianski, Luca Humli, Kylie Reichert, Aria Rooney, Catherine Solitario

The Nazareth Academy Grade School Academic Excellence Award is presented to those students who have maintained an average of 94% or above as an average in their 6th, 7th, and 8th grade years as well as high achievement in the areas of reading and mathematics in their Terra Nova tests.  These students are: Shannon Bresnan, Luca Cusano, Annabella Davies, Jaclyn Donnelly, Olivia Fabianski, Luca Humli, Kylie Reichert, Aria Rooney, Catherine Solitario

The Sister M. Celeste Memorial Scholarship is presented to a student who, like Sr. Celeste, demonstrates outstanding leadership skills, takes pride in her work and appearance, and possesses a love for reading and learning.  The Administration of Nazareth Academy Grade School is pleased to present this scholarship in memory of Sister Celeste to Shannon Bresnan

The Principal’s Award is given to a graduate who consistently utilizes leadership and talent in service to the school.   This is awarded to John Graff Jr

Frances Siedliska, Foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, was a woman of deep faith, untiring service, and heartfelt Christian charity.  In recognition for the consistent witness to the true spirit of Christian service, the Blessed Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd Award is presented to Xavier Kingcade, Braydon McGuigan, Aria Rooney, and Bichgiang Cecilia Trinh 

The House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania honors two students from the graduating class of 2021 for their scholastic excellence and their commendable community service.  These students are Jaclyn Donnelly and Catherine Solitario

The Citizenship Award is given by the school to students who display an understanding and appreciation of civic responsibility, possess strength of character and the courage to do what is right, show a positive attitude toward classmates, school, and community, and engage in community service.  The Citizenship Award is presented to Luca Cusano and Kylie Reichert

The Faculty Award is given by the faculty of Nazareth Academy Grade School in recognition of those students who have faced challenges with strength and have had confidence in what matters.  They have had the courage and perseverance to make difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.  This award is given to Sarah Dougherty and Aria Rooney
 
The Ali Award is sponsored by the Administration of Nazareth Academy Grade School to a student who exhibits the zest for life that Ali had during her 9short time among us.  This award is presented to Ryleigh Cassidy

The Philip and Mary Gaughan Memorial Award is sponsored by their children in memory of their parents.  Mr. and Mrs. Gaughan truly believed in Catholic education and were especially proud to be long time members of the Nazareth Family. This award is given to a student who exemplifies the qualities befitting of a Nazareth student namely kindness, acceptance, patience and the ability to find God in others. This award is presented to Alexa Carmean

The Grace Stinson Memorial Award is sponsored each year by Mrs. Kathleen Culp in memory of her mother, Grace. This award is given to a student who possesses the qualities that defined Mrs. Stinson’s life, namely her straightforwardness and fortitude.  This honor is given to two graduates: Sarah Dougherty and Olivia Fabianski

The Jennifer Culp Roman Memorial Award is sponsored by Jennifer’s sisters, Maggy, Kate, and Emily in memory of their sister. Jennifer was a daughter, sister, mother and friend whose deep faith, great courage, unwavering love, and unrelenting willpower enabled her to succeed in school as well as have a profound effect on all those whose lives she touched.  This award is given to a student who emulates those distinctive qualities of Jennifer. This award is given to John Graff Jr

The Make a Difference Award is sponsored by the Administration of Nazareth Academy Grade School in memory of Susan Toto, a woman who made a difference in lives of many by her selfless giving. This award is offered to a student who, through service, dedication, commitment, and attitude has made a difference in our Nazareth school community.  This award is presented to Annabella Davies

The Sara LaSalle-Tarantin Memorial Award is sponsored by Mr. Jack Tarantin in memory of his wife, Sara. This award is given to a former student of Alpha House whose strength of character emulates Mrs. LaSalle-Tarantin who gave witness to: ideals of kindness, patience, understanding and acceptance of others. The recipient of this award is Abigail Rock 
 
The Father Bob Votta Memorial Award for Excellence in Spanish is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Drennen and is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in the study of the Spanish language and culture. This year the Award is presented to Aria Rooney

The Believe in Yourself Performing Arts Award is sponsored by Miss Madeline Pontarelli Class of 2012.  It is given to a student who gives their all in the school plays despite peer pressure and other obstacles. This award is presented to Ryleigh Cassidy 

The Daniel Trotter Memorial Award for Music is given by Mrs. Peg Trotter in memory of her husband.  The award is given to students who have within their hearts the love of music that Mr. Daniel Trotter exuded day by day in his life and the willingness to help at a moment’s notice. This award is presented to Annabella Davies

The Regina Coeli Award is presented by the Knights of Columbus to a student who shows fidelity to Christian values by engaging in exemplary community service and dependability as an altar server. The Regina Coeli Award is presented to Kylie Burke 

We are proud to announce that since 2001, 
our graduates have been granted $5.1 Million in high school scholarships and grants. 
 

Graduation Liturgy and Commencement

Graduation Dance hosted by 7th Grade Families

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