Published : Monday, June 11, 2018 | 12:22 PM
Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) hosted its baccalaureate and commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2018 on Friday, June 8. Every graduate has earned acceptance to four-year colleges across the country, including Notre Dame, UCLA, USC, and Rutgers University.
The Tech’s Baccalaureate Mass was held on the campus mall, with the graduation ceremony immediately following. This year’s keynote speaker was alumnus Nick Mansur, a 1971 graduate of school’s electronics program and an engineering management consultant who has led large engineering and design teams at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, The Boeing Company and the Walt Disney Company during his 43-year-career.
Graduating seniors Grayson Wade, recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, and Patrick Kakooza, a George H. Mayr Foundation Scholar, served as co-valedictorians. The festivities featured the school’s traditional alumni reception line, where 80 past graduates in attendance congratulated and welcomed each new member into the ranks of the Bosco Tech Alumni Association.
Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. The innovative curriculum allows students to exceed university admissions requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of several applied science and engineering fields. On Niche.com’s list of top private schools in America, Bosco Tech boasts a four-year college acceptance rate of 100 percent while approximately 75 percent of Bosco Tech graduates are enjoying careers in STEM-related fields. Visit www.boscotech.edu or call (626) 940-2000 for more information.