Ten Howard County residents received special honors when Mount Saint Joseph High School recently held graduation ceremonies for its 2016 Senior Class. Honorees included the following.
- Paul John Kaschak (Clarksville): The Brother James Kelly, CFX Award for the Understanding of Xaverian Values that characterized their Mount Saint Joseph experience
- Nicholas Joseph Hammett (Columbia): The Charles M. Connor, Sr., Award for Excellence in Computer Science
- Mark Dalton Haver (Ellicott City): The Brother Cuthbert Thibault, CFX Award for Excellence in French; The Brother Vianney McDonald, CFX Award for Excellence in Social Studies; and The Brother Carlos Magruder, CFX Award for Outstanding Dedication and Devotion to Mount Saint Joseph
- Jack Edmund Mansfield (Ellicott City): The Judith A. Kraft Award for Involvement in the life of Mount Saint Joseph that affirms the importance of Enduring Personal Relationships
- Blaise Joseph Martineau (Ellicott City): The Brother Donald Coffey, CFX Award for Exceptional Commitment to Christian Service
- Kevin Michael Roche (Ellicott City): The Brother Walter Dolan, CFX Award for Excellence in Mathematics and The John S. Connor Award for Academic Excellence
- Benjamin Wayne Saia (Ellicott City): The Brother Henry Savage, CFX Award for Excellence in Spanish and The Saint Francis Xavier Award for Character, Leadership and Scholarship
- Zachary Rae Schauerman (Ellicott City): The John S. Connor Award for Academic Excellence
- Jackson Philip Polcaro (Elkridge): The Brother Peter Gaskin, CFX Award for Excellence in Music
- Sean Joseph Zaranski (Elkridge): The Brother James Kelly, CFX Award for the Understanding of Xaverian Values that characterized the Mount Saint Joseph experience
“The Class of 2016 is one of the most impressive classes in the Mount’s recent history,” said George Andrews, Jr., the school’s president and CEO. “They truly personify our school’s commitment to building boys into men who matter.”
According to Andrews, Mount Saint Joseph’s 2016 graduating class had a combined average GPA of 3.55 (out of 4). In addition, nearly two-thirds of the graduates are receiving college scholarships, which total $24.6 million.