160 Lancers Graduate at La Salle’s 57th Commencement

160 Lancers Graduate at La Salle\'s 57th CommencementLauren Rewer, summa cum laudeMadeleine Malicdem, summa cum laudeLa Salle Class of 2016

By JOHN C. BLACKSTOCK '67, Director of Communications La Salle High School

7:02 pm | June 2, 2016


La Salle High School graduated 160 seniors at its 57th Commencement on Friday evening, May 27, 2016. Commencement Exercises took place at the First Church of the Nazarene, next door to the School.

Madeleine Malicdem, summa cum laude, gave the Welcome Address and Lauren Rewer, summa cum laude, was chosen by the Faculty Commencement Committee for the honor of delivering the Commencement Address.

Robert W. Griffith, summa cum laude received the La Salle High School General Excellence Award for the highest cumulative grade point average in the class. This fall, Robert will attend the University of California, Los Angeles.

Robert also received the Scholar Award for Math and Science. Lauren Rewer received the Scholar Award for Liberal Arts, while Zachary Christopher summa cum laude, received the La Salle Scholar Award for Visual and Performing Arts.

Kyle Cueller, cum laude and Sarah Patrick, cum laude, received the Brother Celestine Excellence in Athletics and Sportsmanship Award. Lauren Rewer received the De La Salle Service Award for academics, leadership and service to others.

Ninety-nine percent of La Salle’s graduating class will attend colleges or universities in the fall and 92% of the class will matriculate to four-year institutions.

La Salle High School, 3880 East Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 351-8951 or visit www.lasallehs.org.