2 Framingham Students Graduate From Worcester Academy

WORCESTER – Worcester Academy held its 183rd Commencement Exercises June 2 with 135 seniors graduating.

Among the graduates were 2 Framingham residents. They were:

  • Kyle Boudrot
  • John Nichols-Daly

The commencement speaker was Jonathon Starr, a Worcester Academy alum and the founder of Abaarso School of Science and Technology in Somaliland in Africa. Valedictorian was Samuel Hatem of Northboro, and salutatorian was Matthew Adiletta of Bolton.


  • Bucknell Award: Haein Lee of Lancaster
  • Class of ’35 Prize Trophy: Samuel “Sam” Hatem of Northborough
  • Class of 1890 All Around Athletic Prize: Ivan Sebuufu-Bazitya of Worcester
  • The Rev. Edward Merrill Dart ’27 Award: Zachary Kelley of Norfolk
  • Sarah Duemmel ’94 Memorial Award: Elena Ngjela of Worcester
  • The David A. Echelman Award: Yuezhen “Cici” Chen of Guangzhou, China.
  • The Allan Glazer Memorial Award: Matthew Adiletta of Bolton
  • Marc D. Levine Lifer Award: Mackenzi Turgeon of Worcester
  • William W. Mcalpine Award: Megha Panigrahi of Southborough
  • Neil W. Peters Iii Award: Yixun “Daniel” Wang of Qingdao, China.
  • Cole Porter ’09 Visual & Performing Arts Award: Matthew Dallas of Berlin
  • Hg Rader Grant: Zachary Kelley Norfolk
  • Donald “Dee” Rowe Award: Julia Pelletier of Pelham, NH.
  • George T. Sargisson Class ’27 Award: Maya Yoshikawa of Fairbanks, AK.
  • Richard Winters Drama Award: Lauren Kuchnir of Southborough
  • Sigma Cup: Matthew Adiletta Matthew Adiletta of Bolton


Worcester Academy is an independent co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our urban setting, diverse community, and innovative curriculum provide each student with unique opportunities for self-discovery, academic achievement, and personal empowerment.


Photo and release courtesy of Worcester Academy

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