Cristo Rey Boston High School in Savin Hill celebrated its graduation on Sat., June 3, at St. Teresa of Calcutta in Dorchester. This year’s graduating class of 38 students will attend eighteen colleges and universities across the country, including Boston College, Northeastern University, University of Dayton, and the University of Massachusetts.
Class Valedictorian Keiana Ferguson, of Mattapan, will attend Boston College. She is an aspiring teacher with dreams of teaching high school English. Salutatorian Aissatou Sall of Dorchester will also attend Boston College with a focus on health sciences and nursing. Overall, the class received over $8 million in scholarships.
Cristo Rey Boston is the only private, tuition-free, college prep high school in Boston. Rooted in the Jesuit tradition, the school is committed to serving culturally diverse, aspirational students with demonstrated economic need, from across Greater Boston.
A listing of the schools the graduates will be attending follows:
Assumption College – Leilani Diaz, Dorchester; Elian Morla-Peralta, Mattapan.
Boston College – Keiana Ferguson, Mattapan; Aissatou Sall, Dorchester.
Bridgewater State University – Deanna Miles-Langaigne, Mattapan.
Bunker Hill Community College – Kanaja Bleach, Dorchester; Yahir Cora-Sanchez, Jamaica Plain; Lashaya Ezell-Cuff, Dorchester.
Fitchburg State University – Billy Salas-Valdez, Hyde Park.
Framingham State University – Naomi Alcantara, Dorchester; Jonathan Capellan-Guerrero, Kenmore Square; Ashley Carvajal Lorenzo, Dorchester; Mariam Mondjolo, Roxbury.
Franklin Cummins Technology – Misael Barros, Dorchester; Iverson Lara-Araujo, South Boston.
Job Corps – Ricardo Gay, Dorchester.
Northeastern University – Eniyah Nieves-Henderson, Brockton; Anthony Polanco, Dorchester.
Quincy College – Joel Montes Ruiz, Hyde Park; Destinee Rodriguez Ortiz, Dorchester.
Regis College – Jeilyn Tejeda, Dorchester.
Salem State University – Makayla Brito-Lopez, Dorchester; Viviana Gooding, Hyde Park; A’mya Ruiz, Roxbury.
Stonehill College – Hamdi Shariff-Omar, Roxbury.
Suffolk University – Justin Santos, Revere.
University of Dayton – Rosnely Mordan Troncoso, Dorchester; Mariah Ortiz-Falcon, Dorchester.
UMass Amherst – Esteisy Alexis-Michel, South Boston.
UMass Boston – Brandon Barani, Hyde Park; Alberto Moquete Villar, Dorchester; Joan Perez, Dorchester; Alexis Puello-Rivera, Dorchester; Bladimir Rodriguez-Munoz, Dorchester.
UMass Lowell – Chinyelu Crawford, Dorchester.
Wentworth Institute of Technology –Lucas Sein, Dorchester.
Undecided – Kion Carruthers Jr., Dorchester; Ruth Rodriguez Mercedes, South Boston.