DANBURY, Conn. -- Immaculate High School in Danbury graduated 89 seniors at a ceremony on Wednesday at Western Connecticut University's O'Neill Center. Nicole DiMauro and Martha Haddad, both of Danbury, were named Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively.
“We are very proud of all of our graduating seniors. They have excelled throughout their years at Immaculate and are prepared to be leaders of change, leaders of the future,” said Mary Maloney, President of Immaculate High School.
Of the 89 members of the class, 90 percent received college scholarships and grants totaling $19 million. The top 10 percent of the class achieved an SAT score average of 1384 with 67 students earning GPAs of 3.5 and above.
DiMauro will attend Northeastern University and Haddad will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Completing the top ten graduating senior list are Amy Bohling of Brookfield (The University of Notre Dame), Lauren Cirone of Newtown (Boston College), Colm Doherty of Danbury (Northeastern University), Diana Kirkman of Sandy Hook (Villanova University), Joseph Maloney of Newtown (University of Connecticut), Jillian Pruner of Bethel (Boston College), Maria Ringes of Sandy Hook (Boston College) and Jingyu Zhou of Danbury (Case Western Reserve University).
In addition, Jillian Pruner was also named Immaculate High School's Student of the Year for the 2016-17 school year. She earned this honor for consistently demonstrating school spirit and dedication to IHS, strength of character and faith in action through kindness to others, and a passion for learning and going beyond what is expected, including encouraging others to do their best.
Immaculate High School is a private, non-profit Catholic college-preparatory institution serving students from 28 communities in Connecticut and New York. Founded in 1962, Immaculate High School also allows students to focus on their spiritual development, personal moral commitments and service to others. Immaculate High School is part of the Diocese of Bridgeport’s parochial school system.
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