St. Theresa conducts  8th grade graduation

The eighth-grade graduating class of St. Theresa Middle School gathered May 16 in the St. Theresa of Avila Church for its commencement ceremony.

Teachers and pastors, assisted by Chris Musso, Tina Schexnaydre and Kim Naquin, presented awards and diplomas to the students.

The St. Michael the Archangel Foundation Scholarship Award went to Lydia Varisco.

The Woodman of the World Award, presented to the student with the highest grade-point average in social studies, went to Natalie Marse.

Hannah Poirrier won the Jeffrey Louviere Academic Award, which was presented to the student with the highest overall grade-point average through the elementary grades.

Charles Davis and Madeline Lato received the Jamie Marie Daigle Spirit Award.

Jacob Decoteau and Caroline Beeman received the Brett Michael Frederic and Brett Gerard Leggette Award, which is given to two student athletes, one boy and one girl, with the highest overall grade-point averages.

The Eatel Award, given to students having the second highest score for Christian service, went to Jacob Decoteau and Hannah Poirrier.

The Mary Beth Daigle Sotile Award for Christian service, presented to the students having the highest score for Christian service, went to Charles Davis and Madeline Lato.

A reception sponsored by the seventh-grade class was held in the gym after the graduation ceremony.