Published : Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 12:14 PM
La Salle High School graduated 157 seniors at its 58th Commencement on Friday evening, May 26, 2017. Commencement Exercises took place at the First Church of the Nazarene, next door to the School.
Justin DeMesa, magna cum laude, gave the Welcome Address and Max DoVole, summa cum laude, was chosen by the Faculty Commencement Committee for the honor of delivering the Commencement Address. Max is also the Student Life President.
Grant Fosselman, summa cum laude received the General Excellence Award for the highest cumulative grade point average in the class. This fall, Grant will attend the University of San Diego.
Chun Yin Howard Ho, summa cum laude received the General Merit Award for the second highest cumulative grade point average in the class. Howard will attend the University California, Berkeley.
Chun Yin Howard Ho also received the Scholar Award for Math and Science and Grant Fosselman received the Scholar Award for Liberal Arts, while Alyson Hartman, summa cum laude, received the Scholar Award for Visual and Performing Arts.
Samuel Martinez and Michelle Encinas, cum laude, received the Brother Celestine, FSC Excellence in Athletics and Sportsmanship Award. Isaac Caldas received the De La Salle Service Award for academics, leadership and service to others. Audrey Sayer received the Pro Deo et Patria Award for service to God, her community and her class.
Ninety-eight percent of La Salle’s graduating class will attend colleges or universities in the fall and 93% of the class will matriculate to four-year institutions in 25 states and one foreign country.
La Salle High School, 3880 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 351-8951 or visit www.lasallehs.org.