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Bishop Guertin graduates Class of 2019

By Dean Shalhoup - Senior Staff Writer | Jun 3, 2019

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Bishop Guertin graduate Caroline Carey, who was honored with the prestigious All-Guertin Award on Sunday, also received this year's Stephen J. Boland '86 Memorial Scholarship, which was presented by members of Boland's family, including his mother, Jane Boland, and sister Emma, a 2016 Guertin graduate.

Bishop Guertin High School graduated 182 members of the Class of 2019 at its 53rd commencement Sunday. Family, friends and faculty in attendance cheered on the academic achievements of this year’s graduating class. Maeve Gifford, this year’s valedictorian, also secured two Departmental Awards (English and Spanish) for her hard work. Gifford was not the high school’s only shining star – several graduating seniors secured awards in an array of categories.

Awards and honors follow:

Class valedictorian

Maeve Gifford of Manchester

Class salutatorian

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Bishop Guertin High School graduates fling their caps into the air in celebration after the ceremonial switching of the tassles during Sunday's 53rd commencement.

Rachel Reardon of Nashua

Top Awards

• All-Guertin Award: Caroline Carey. Presented in memory of Joseph P. LaBrecque. Presented with the award is the Stephen J. Boland ’86 Memorial Scholarship, given in memory of the 1986 Guertin graduate.

• Larry Elliott Loyalty Award: Angad Chugh. Given in memory of the longtime Bishop Guertin friend and benefactor.

• Thomas Sullivan Memorial Scholar-Athlete Awards: Cameryn Nichols and Mark McGaughey.

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Family members of 2019 Bishop Guertin graduates used everything from cell phones to high-end camera equipment to record the grads' accomplishments at Sunday's 53rd commencement of the Nashua school.

Departmental Awards

• Theology: Zenan “Vincent” Shen

• English: Maeve Gifford

• Math: Henry Crawford-Eng

• Physical Science: Matthew Lashua

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Bishop Guertin graduate Angad Chugh, who received the prestigious Larry Elliott Loyalty Award at Sunday's commencement, is flanked by David Elliott, who presented the award in memory of his late father, and Guertin president Linda Brodeur.

• Life Science: Tristan Correia

• Social Studies: Stephen Miller

• French: Annika Gonzalez-Zugasti

• Spanish: Maeve Gifford

• Latin: Henry Crawford-Eng

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Banners recognizing Bishop Guertin High School students' athletic excellence line the wall behind 2019 senior class salutatorian Rachel Reardon as she addresses her fellow graduates at BG's 53rd commencement Sunday.

• Art: Alida Reed

• Music: Sidra Goldner

• Computer Science: Charles Kenny

• Health and Fitness: Rachel Reardon

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Bishop Guertin athletic director Peter Paladino presents the Thomas Sullivan Memorial Scholar-Athlete Awards to Cameeryn Nichols and Mark McGaughey at Guertin's 53rd commencement Sunday.

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Some of the school officials who took part in Sunday's 53rd Bishop Guertin commencement listen to valedictorian Maeve Gifford address her fellow graduates.

Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Bishop Guertin class of 2019 valedictorian Maeve Gifford addresses her fellow graduates at Sunday's commencement.


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