FRAMINGHAM – Saint Bridget School in Framingham held an outdoor graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 4.
The brief 20-minute ceremony, held in the school’s parking lot, required each of the 27 graduates to wear face coverings, along with their green and white cap & gowns.
Parents were spaced out in the parking lot, and graduates stood 6 feet apart in the parking lot.
There were no speech. There were no awards. But each of the grade 8 students were able to pick up their diploma from the PreK-8 school.
Virtual speeches and awards nights were held previously.
Class valedictorian was Jack Brzenk. He will attend Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough.
Taylor Pereira received the Principal’s Award. The Principal’s Award is given to the student who has best lived the mission of Saint Bridget School the hallmarks of which are academic excellence, social responsibility, and Christian values within our Catholic faith community.
Emily Richardson – received the Pastor’s Award. It is bestowed on the given to the student who best exemplifies the Christian spirit in word and action. This attitude is the embodiment of the philosophy of Saint Bridget School.
Six graduates received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence, which is given to the students who have maintained a grade point average of 90% or higher and scored in the 85 percentile or higher in Math and Reading on standardized tests for five consecutive years, grade 4 through Grade 8. Those students were Molly Amighi, Willow Bradley, Brzenk, Lucy DeMeo, Pereira and Emily Richardson
The PTO Scholarship Award was awarded to DeMeo.
A class photo was taken from the roof of the Route 9 school after all received their diplomas.
Families were asked not to linger in the parking lot afterwards, due to the pandemic.
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