Thursday June 23, 2016
Rice Memorial High School held its graduation ceremony June 5 with 101 graduates in the Class of 2016. Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal of Rice Memorial High School, proudly announced the graduates, including the following South Burlington residents:
(Back row L-R) Emma Forgione (Girls’ Ice Hockey Award), Ben Shungu (Boys Basketball Award), Mathieu Bergeron (NHS, Excellence in History Award), Nathaniel Medeiros, Ethan Pochop, Owen Kwass (Senior Excellence in Foreign Language Award), ZhiFei Chen, Marlynn Serwilli (NHS, Senior Excellence in Religious Studies Award). (Front row L-R) Heather McCabe (NHS, Four-Year Honors, Valedictorian, Excellence in English Award, Excellence in Mathematics Award, Excellence in Science Award, Commitment to Learning Award, Math Team Award, National Merit Scholar, Society of Women Engineers, Catholic Relief Services Global Advocate Award), Margaret Fitzgerald (NHS, Four-Year Honors, Excellence in Performing Arts Award, Emily Lyman Award for Excellence in Poetry, National Merit Scholar), Quinn DiFalco (Student Council Award, NHS, Four-Years Honors, Dante Award, Miss Rice), Samantha McDowell, Jillian Gibbs (NHS, Four-Year Honors, Girls’ Lacrosse Award, Outstanding Female Athlete Award), Alexandra Mangan (NHS, Four-Year Honors, Betsy O’Brien Scholarship, Matthew Geiger Commitment to Service Award, Gov. Phillip Hoff Vermont Honors Scholarship, Society of Women Engineers), Anna Raunio (NHS). NHS indicates member of the National Honor Society.