Congratulations Class of 2012

Members of Latin Academy’s Class of ’12 celebrated their graduations at Northeastern University on June 10. From left, Nancy Tran (salutatorian), LaKiyah Russell (secretary), Leah Tavares (vice-president), Courney Bourque (president), Carliana Teixeira (treasurer) and Eda Kaceli (valedictorian). Photo by Patrick O’Connor

Dorchester's class of 2012 hail from many different schools across the region. Click here for a selection of photos from commencements and graduations. Below is a list of some of the grads from Dot and Mattapan that we've published so far in our pages. We'll be printing more in the weeks that come! Please send along your photos of your grad to newseditor@dotnews.com

Elizabeth Seton Academy
The 9th commencement took place on Thursday evening, May 24 at St. Gregory Church. The salutatorian was Hayley Meara and co-valedictorians were Jamie Sellers and Colleen Sullivan. Dr. Maureen White, principal, presented diplomas to 23 graduates:
Yasmin Renee, Elizabeth Bailey, Rachel-Ann Crossley, Rhesa Narika Cumberbatch, Donovan Carol Gleeson, Jamesha Alice Gondre, Michayla Lee Goyette, Ashira Anhara Hunte, Clarisa Amelia Jackson, Alexandra Yvonne Jillson, Mariama Kadijah Kanu, Kelly Anne Leahy, Briana M. Lindsey, Adriana Lobo, Ryann Lynsky, Nicole Alicia MacKinnon, Hayley Jeanne Meara, Nakisha Meres-Gabriel, Karen Olivia Moulot, Michelle Lee Olson, Jamie Sellers, Ellen Strum, Colleen Sullivan, Zoanna Lewis Thames.

Cristo Rey Boston High School
The second commencement was held on Friday, June 15 at the Strand Theater in Dorchester. (The school was formed out of the previous North Cambridge Catholic High School and moved to the former St. William School in Savin Hill in September, 2010). The salutatory address was presented by Lisa Edouard and the valedictory by Madeline Sencion. An invited speaker was city councilor Ayanna Pressely. Fr. Jose Medina, principal, presented diplomas to 52 graduates:
Rosana Arriaza, Esther Laguerre, Desireth Baez-Diaz, Thomas Marucci, Estevon Barbosa Ribeiro, Anthony Mattei, Shanice Bouyer, Kahdijah McFadden, Gretchen Breton, Chani Middleton-Rowe, Jessica Claude Leobel Moreta, Zuleyka Corso, Benis Peguero, Blas Cruz, Giberto Ponce, Kimberly Dodson, Yasmine Ramirez, Lisa Edouard, Nathalie Reynoso, Datwayne Edwards, Derick Rodriguez, Rachael Espaillat, Jerard Samuel, Lindsey Eugene, Madeline Sencion, Irvin Feliz, Javier Soto, Charlotte Ferdinand Akila Springer-McIntosh, Alanzo Fidalgo, Alexis Suarez, Nickole Gonzalez-Vasquez, Alexandra Tejeda, Tyjanesh Gray, Annicey Thelemaque, Chyna Hope, Sergio D. Valenzuela, Ebony Jean-Louis Melida Valera, Jovanny Jocelyn Marquette Velasquez, Tazia Johnson, Fabiola Victor, Elizabeth Johnson-Alves, Schneider Vital, Keddy Joseph, Brannon Walker-Hodges, Casey Kidik, Junibell Williams, Sofia Ladner, Olivia Wright.

Community Academy of Science and Health
The seventh commencement was held on Friday evening, June 8 in the school assembly hall. The valedictory address was presented by Johanne Masselien. An invited speaker was Dr. Linda Cabral, academic supt. Of High Schools and a former headmaster. The CASH opened in September, 2005 as one of three high schools at the Hyde Park Education Complex. In September, 2011, the school moved to the former Cleveland Middle School in Fields Corner. Tanya Freeman-Wisdom presented diplomas to 52 graduates:

Rodney A. Leggett, Kadeem Joseph, Yvette Beldor, Melissa Justal, Donald Bogues, Landchester Laguerre, Dana Brown, Melissa Lopes Henrique, Vivian Cabral, Daphnee Louis, Betsaida Cazeau, Christopher Lowe, Khalil Chambers, Johanne Massilien, Lentz Chery, Lynn McCauley, Trevor Clarke Peters, Lorens Milfort, Farha Constant, Adrian Morgan, James Dauphin, Fabiola Panier, Bloudania Desarmes, Adriel Paul, Janiel Duncan, Tierve Paul, Christiana Eguntola, Andy Pierre, Johanna Esteves, Marc Pierre Louis, Rebecca Eugene, Ted Presume, Staci Exceus, Gladimyr Prevot, Tasha Grant, Pascal Raymond, Michaela Hastings, Amari Robinson, Fance Henderson Hector, Armelle Rose Olesco, Riztshi Henry, William Silva, Jenny Jacques, Janaya Spence, Tony Jean, Angel Vazquez, Angella Jean-Baptiste, Widmark Vilno, Christopher Jeanty, Wilmark Vilno, Khari Jones, Anthony Ware.

Dorchester Academy
Graduation was held on Friday evening, June 8 in the school assembly hall at the Dorchester Education Complex. The salutatory address was presented by John Thach and the valedictory by Angela Trinh. Kwesi Moody, headmaster, presented diplomas to 61 graduates:

Andrew Abernathy, Leyanna Mathews, Tateyana Almeida, Paola Mejia, Christopher A. Hector, Kiana Montanez, Samantha Aragon, Adryonna Montgomery, Christopher Braham, Jahari Ofji, Lasheine Brown, Ermis Pena, Nauchaliz Castillo, Joanna Phan, Kadeem Collins, Johnathan Phillips, Jaylyn Cross, Octavia Pidoux, Jennifer Cruz, Syndie Pierre, James Cutts, Ondina Pires, Robin Cyprien, Johnathan Porras, Jamie Dent, Jeffrey Ramirez, Shanairi Escalera, Brianna Rembert, Raheim Evans, Joselina Rivera, Thalia Fernandez, Marison Rivera, Anairis Figueroa, Kadisha Rodriguez, Shyla Fitzpatrick, Daniel Sanon, Edward Gonzalez, Brittany Schwager, Kevin Gratts, Ariana Small-Dowell, Iesha Hall-Ivery, Elijah Smith, Greykia Harris, Anthony Snow, Caleb Haughton, Derese Telemaque, Margaret Hayes, John Thach, Gerard Henderson, Lalani Thistle-Noiles, Daquan Holly, Claudia Torres, Tiara Hollins, Tyler Trowers, Paul Lewis, Martin Vu, Kenny Lopes, Leslie Williams, Jr., Rajene Martin.

Jeremiah E. Burke High School
Graduation was held on Friday evening, June 8 at the school assembly hall. Chantal Barboso delivered the valedictory address. Diplomas were presented to 111 graduates:

Ammar Abdurrahman, Cameron Akeredolu, Jairus Albert, Fabio Alves, Jasmine Anderson, Milinda Andrade, Carina Antunes, Cleudir Araujo, Chantan Barbosa, Melissa Barros, Mark Benjamin, Shaylim Blackwell, Derek Boone, Artemisa Brandao, Janice Campbell, Edson Cardoso, Misareilys Carrasquillo, Gisseily Castillo, Canei Cazeau, Liliana Chicha, Maridilson Chicha, Jahkari Christopher, Latikia Cobbs, Mikela Cohen, Steven Conille, Alonso Cooper, Helia Coreia, Djeimison Depina, Jose Depina, Nedine Desrusseaux, Ashley Daz, Shely DoSouto, Khaduah Doumbia, Katie Drakecook, Deally Facey, Yasmine Francis, Carla Freire, Dominique Fulse, Jordan Gilliard, Heidy Gomes, Joao Gomes, Katelene Gomes, Leslie Gomes, Reynaldo Gomes, Domitilia Goncalves, Julie Goncalves, Grystal Gonzalez, Genesis Gonzalez, Anthony Graham, Kitwana Grant, Jasmine Guerrero, Dazhia Harveygomes, Ladiamond Hayes, Dana Hines, Techina Hooker, Briana Hooks, Tyree Hyatt, Ronmalke Jones, Tiarra King, Demetrius Little, Xavier Livingston, Carlos Lopes, Jessica Lopes, Jociana Lopes, Lorena Marte, JeanMassena, Robert Matthews, Vera Mbah, Nissa McKenzie, Morgan McNeill, Daneva McWilliams, Michael Mells, Sachary Melo, Natiyanna Merchant, Maryfrances Miles, Josimar Monteiro, Roger Moraldo, Debora Moreira, Nukah Morris, Timmea Mungo, Ashley Myers, Jonathan Neves, Adam Oritz, Alina Pacheco, Jimmy Pena, Victor Peralta, Kelvyn Perezcarrasquilllo, Shaneek Pierre, John Podier, Shantel Powell, Adrienne Rodrigues, Cassandra Rodrigues, Elga Rodrigues, Dennay Shivers, Manuel Silva, Charles Slayden, Victoria Sneed, Alex Taste, Paulo Tavares, Elton Teixeira, Mize, Teixeira, Kea Valentin, Cynthia Vega, Trevan Vidal, Shaquis Williams, Bria Wilson, Derrick Younger, Nia Youngperry.

TechBoston Academy
Graduation took place on Tuesday evening, June 12 at historic Faneuil Hall. The salutatory address was presented by Erick Olaverria and the valedictory by Amine Elmeghni. Mary Skipper, headmaster, presented diplomas to 86 graduates:

Myles Alexander, Ramon Allison, Juleyvis Alvarez, Bryant Andrews, Darius Bass, Tremain Bell, Montfort Bembeleza, Luis Bernabel, Jesse Boyce, Allison Boyd, Gregory Bullock, Raheem Carty-Lawrence, Henglebert Castillo, Hadia Coakley, Adnel Colon, Brianna Cruse, Montrez Culbreath, Jhayla Davis Maynard Demonsthene, Jonathan Dore, Makeda Durant-Prescod, Mohammed Emeghni, D’Andre Farnum, John Fernandes, Steven Fernandez, Tyckeera Fortes, Nubian Gamble, Ezekial George, Jaime Grant, Kiara Hutson, Takara Jacques, Briahna James, Jerrod Junior, Jarmina Kallon, Denzel Knight, Amanda Kopiec, George Kotsoronis, Elton Lopesvaz, Jonathan Lopez, Perry Lopez, Tracy Louis, Gary Luisi, Chloe Lynn, Isreal Mayhew, Arlene Mejia, Michael Motley, Joel Munoz, Abriana Nash, Alexander Navarro, Wilfredo Nazario, Shanique Neita, Sharon Newton, Hai Nguyen, Tuyet Nguyen, Sashel Nova, Nicholas Nutile, Osaruese Odeh, Erick Olaverria, Cassandra Paul, Lexus Perez Karlee Perpignant, Manuel Pizarro, German Polonco, Leroy Powell, Thomas Pyke, Khiara Robinson, Nadine Rodrigues, Ingrid Rodrigues, Athleston Rogers, Marques Rogers-King, Jamiece Shepard, Jonas Shepard, Monique Sheppard, Jarell Small, Resjion Smith, Carlesha Stapleton, Jimmy Stichle, Tyshia Terry, Jane Tran, David Turner, Kenny Vasquez, Anastasia Walker, Patrice Welch, Jalen Wiggins, Jordan Wynn, Taejin Yee.

Boston Latin Academy
Matthews Arena on the campus of Northeastern University was the setting for commencement on Sunday afternoon, June 10. The salutatory address was presented by Nancy Tran and the valedictory by Eda Kaceli. State Representative Carlos Henriquez, a 1994 Latin Academy graduated addressed the graduates. Emilia Pastor, headmaster, presented diplomas to 271 graduates.

Eastern Nazarene College
Graduates from Eastern Nazaren included Reynold Esterlin, Caleb Mooney-McCoy, Adrien Wright, and Jacqueline Dias. Esterlin graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, Mooney-McCoy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, and Wright graduated with an Associate of Arts degree, while Dias graduated with a Masters of Science degree from ENC’s Adult and Graduate Studies Program, also known as the LEAD program.