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2021 Baccalaureate Mass & Awards Ceremony

Thank you to Fr. Patrick Seo and the IHA staff who planned and participated in the beautiful Mass and to the IHA administration and Mrs. Liz Kearns, senior class moderator, for honoring our seniors in such a special way. Thank you to Alyssa Longo’21, Anna Salewycz’21, and Aniela Sanders’22 for the outstanding music and Ms. Jessi Shaheen and Mrs. Lorraine Mongelli for live-streaming the event for the graduates’ families to watch from home.

Congratulations to this year’s graduates for their outstanding contributions to IHA over the past four years.

Senior Class Officers
President – Elizabeth DePhillips (Providence College)
Vice President – Madelyn Novelli (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Secretary – Maria Mustard (University of Toronto)
Treasurer – Hannah Delfico (Santa Clara University)
Senior Class Cabinet Members – Jordan Gehrig (Catholic University of America), Ashley Brombauer (Drexel University), and Julia Marotti (Boston College)

Student Council Senior Members
President – Mia Grossman (George Washington University)
Vice President – Geri Tabbachino (Tufts University)
Secretary – Annalisa Diaz (Sacred Heart University)
Cabinet Members – Christine Ajao (Bucknell University) and Catherine Nixon (Montclair State University)

Subject Area Awards
Art – Elizabeth Pinto-Shaw (Quinnipiac University)
Communications – Caroline Dyson (Emerson College)
Technology – Mary Virginia Nye (College of William & Mary)
English – Lauren Turci (Northeastern University)
French – Bianca D’Costa (Marist College)
Spanish – Alexandra Betsy (University of Richmond)
Math – Lauren Turci (Northeastern University)
Physical Education – Emily Cuttita (Sacred Heart University)
Religion – Freya Nair (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Science – Abigail Auty (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Social Studies – Isabella Estevez (Tufts University)

The National Merit ® Scholarship
Commended Students
Abigail Auty (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Angelina Casale (Georgetown University)
Katherine Mackey (Bucknell University)
Daniela Makowka (Cornell University)
Freya Nair (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Mary Virginia Nye (College of William & Mary)
Elizabeth Spizzo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Sarah Zampino (Fordham University)

The National Merit ® Scholarship
Katherine Conway (University of Notre Dame)

Athletics Awards
IHA Scholar-Athlete Award – Taylor Whang (Barnard College)
NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete Award – Geri Tabbachino (Tufts University)
IHA Athletic Achievement Award – Madison Libby (Bucknell University)
IHA Career Athletic Achievement Award – Brooke Marotti (Lacrosse – Fairfield University) and Olivia Coughlin (Volleyball – Villanova University)
IHA Athlete of the Year – Alexandra Zitelli (Swarthmore College)

Outside Scholarships
The Seeing Eye Puppy Raiser Service Scholarship – Gabriella Kittaneh (New York University)
The Lakeland Bank Scholarship – Bryanna Pollard (Quinnipiac University)

Graduation Awards
The Michael Edward Echeverría Award – Sofia Trubiano (The University of Arizona)
The Virginia, "Ginny" Panicucci Memorial Award – Gracelee Fasanella (University of South Carolina)
IHA Parents’ Club Robert Ryan Memorial Scholarship (Most Improved Student) – Cameron Rasnake (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Click here for the full photo album, courtesy of Mike Hamlett Photography and Tara Hopfenspirger.

Click here for the Baccalaureate Mass & Awards video, courtesy of Jessi Shaheen and Lorraine Mongelli.