NEWBURGH - Graduation for NCPA’s Class of 2013 took place on Friday, June 14th at St. Francis of Assisi Church, on Benkard St. in Newburgh, NY. Liturgy, celebrated by Rev. John Vondras, began at 6 p.m. followed by the Graduation and Awards Ceremony.
By all accounts, it was another successful year for Nora Cronin Presentation Academy.
The keynote speaker was Sr. Katherine McKenna, PBVM, former president of NCPA’s Board of Trustees. Lesly Mejia gave the Valedictory Address.
This year’s graduates are: Zaira Martinez, Galilea Rivera, Karla Morales, Jalitza Vazquez, Cindy Hernandez, Janie Bravo, Marayan Pacheco, Coeli Sanchez, Valerie Ocampo, Lesly Mejia, Jennifer Sandoval, Jennifer Madrid, Lilliana Zapata and Shirley Cabanillas.
Several of the graduates have received scholarships to John S. Burke Catholic High School in Goshen, and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic High School in Poughkeepsie, through the generous gifts of private donors such as renowned author James Patterson, and the administration of both schools.