PHOTOS: 276 St. John's Prep Seniors Celebrate Graduation

The sun was shining as 276 Prep seniors graduated under the big, white tent on campus in Danvers.

276 graduates, including 27 hailing from Danvers, celebrated their graduation from , at the school's 102nd Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 20. 

Headmaster Edward P. Hardiman, Ph.D. praised the graduates for all they had achieved during their years at St. John’s, and he exhorted them to use those lessons to guide them throughout their lives. “You have accomplished a great deal and given witness to the faith, brotherhood and wisdom that has animated St. John’s Prep since its was founded in 1907," he said. "This wisdom challenges you to advocate for justice, embrace diversity, pursue excellence, and place your gifts at the service of those in need.” 

Anne Burridge of Newburyport, a member of the English Department faculty, delivered the Commencement address. Burridge has taught at St. John’s since 2002.

A Xaverian Brothers sponsored secondary school for young men, St. John’s was founded in 1907. 

27 Graduates from Danvers

  • Jeremy Richard Armand*
  • Christopher William Wolfgang Bauer*, Social Studies Silver Medal
  • Jacob Adam Friedrich Buettner*
  • Anthony J. Caruso
  • Nathaniel Joseph Casey*, Academic Excellence Award and Campus Ministry Award
  • Timothy Lawrence Contois*, Academic Excellence Award
  • Gerard Michael Crowley*
  • Matthew Aaron Currier*
  • Daniel Anthony DeChristoforo
  • Joseph R. Deleidi
  • Zachary E. Deleidi
  • Roderick Jon Drapala*
  • Nicholas Laurence Drew*
  • Andrew Wesley Franklin
  • Fernando Galvez
  • Sean Patrick Gill*
  • Richard Eric Glazier
  • Daniel Marc Grandmaison*
  • Michael Donald Hayes
  • Christopher Patrick Laughlin*
  • Nicholas E. Lea*, Mathematics Gold Medal and Spanish Gold Medal
  • Robert James LeBel Jr.*
  • Brendan Christopher McCarthy*
  • Daniel Raymond Mini*
  • Colby Timothy O'Connor
  • Joshua Dullea Pierga
  • Nathaniel Guild Sauer*, Science Silver Medal

* denotes National Honor Society

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