Class of 2019

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Juliana Christine Almeida

Khelsey Lee Amaral*†

Liana Audette

Noah A. Benevides*†

Alyssa Emma Bliss

Christy Anne Bogan†

Emily Lynne Borges

Ethan John Borges

Zachary Robert Brol

Emily Rose Cabral*†

Harrison B. Carter

Cecilia Win-yi Chan*†

Yinuo Cheng

Caylee Anne Coelho

Cooper Creek

Letian Deng

Jazzovanie E. Devonish

Matthew Manuel Dias*†

Kaitlyn Louise Farinhas Diaz

Sydnie Alexis Faria

Frederick A. Feliciano*†

Nicola Ferrara

Amber Lynn Ferreira†

Diana Patricia Ferreira

Danielle Marie Furtado

Laryssa Young Gagne

Tu Thi Cam Ha

Benjamin Honeycutt

Nicolas Rene Howayeck*†

Jiabao Huang*

Luke Ryan Jubinville

Alissa Rebecca Kresowaty

Fanyu Liu

Megan Rose Mahony*†

Katherine McCrae*†

Juliana F. McCrystal

Austin Michael Medeiros

Benjamin Mark Manville Medeiros*†

Ethan Andre Medeiros

Tyler M. Mitchell

Briana August Monahan*†

Nicole Morais

Zachary James Mullins

Colby Joseph Nowicki

Ashton Ashley O’Leary

Savannah A. Pinto

Katrina Ann Rapoza

Justin Luis Reis

Logan Elizabeth Rodrigues*†

Benjamin Schnurr

Yueqian Shi

Jameson Thomas Sousa

Peiyan Sun

Alexius Trahan

Michelle Marie Vaillancourt

Kailey Rose Varao

Johnathan J. Vaz

Makayla Marie Vieira*†

Benjamin Gregory Walz

Stacy Lin Wong*†

Xiaopeng Zhan

 

* National Honor Society
† World Language Honor Society

class of 2019 top ten
NICOLAS HOWAYECK is the Valedictorian of Bishop Connolly High School’s Class of 2019. Nicolas is the son of Gary and Renee Howayeck of Fall River. An accomplished member and captain of the Debate Team, Nicolas was the 2019 league co-champion and was designated an AP Scholar by the College Board. Nicolas also served as Student Body President for the 2018-2019 school year, is a member of the National Honor Society, and was inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français for excellence in the study of French language and culture. Nicolas will continue his studies in the University of Massachusetts Honors College at UMass Amherst, where he received the Dean’s Award for academic excellence. He plans to study International Relations. STACY WONG, the daughter of Nelson Wong of Fall River, is also ranked seventh in the class. Stacy was honored with the Student Sage Award for academic excellence and contributions to the community, and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Stacy will study Biology at Providence College this fall, where she was awarded the Providence College Grant.
The Salutatorian of the Class of 2019 is CECILIA CHAN. Cecilia is the daughter of Po and Anna Chan of Swansea. Cecilia is the 2018 Rensselaer Medal Recipient for excellence in the study of science and mathematics. Cecilia also is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Spanish language and culture. Cecilia will study Behavioral Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. NOAH BENEVIDES is the eighth-ranked student in the Class of 2019. Noah is the son of Anthony and Kathleen Benevides of Fall River. Noah is the 2018 St. Michael’s Book Award recipient for academic achievement and social conscience, and is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Spanish language and culture.  Noah received the Leadership Scholarship for academic excellence at the University of Connecticut, where he will study Biomedical Engineering this fall.
MATTHEW DIAS, the son of Brian and Susan Dias of Fall River, is ranked third in the class. Matthew is the 2018 recipient of the College of the Holy Cross Book Award and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Matthew plans to study Music and Political Science at Stonehill College, where he was awarded the Basil Moreau Merit Scholarship and Diocesan Grant. BENJAMIN MEDEIROS is the ninth-ranked student in the Class of 2019. Benjamin is the son of Melissa and Paul Cloutier and Charles Medeiros, all of Fall River. An accomplished artist, Benjamin has won the Regional Gold Key and National Silver Medal from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for his visual art submissions. Benjamin was honored with the Student Sage Award for academic excellence and contributions to the community, and is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Spanish language and culture. Benjamin will study Civil Engineering at Northeastern University, where he was awarded the Northeastern University Scholarship.
Ranked fourth in the class is FREDERICK FELICIANO, son of Alfred and Diane Feliciano of Westport. Frederick received the 2018 LeMoyne College Heights Award for academic achievement and service to the community, and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Frederick plans to attend Stonehill College this fall, where he received the Presidential Scholarship for academic excellence and the Diocesan Grant. Frederick was accepted into Stonehill’s Engineering Dual Degree Program with the University of Notre Dame, where he will receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Stonehill College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in five years. Also ranked ninth in the graduating class is LOGAN RODRIGUES, daughter of April Kiser and João Rodrigues of Fall River. Logan was recognized by the Society of Woman Engineers Boston with Highest Honors for excellence in the study of science and mathematics. Logan is a member of the National Honor Society, for which she served as president, and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Logan will study Biology at Providence College, where she received the Providence College Grant and Pius Grant.
KHELSEY AMARAL, daughter of Christopher and Rachel Amaral of Westport, is the fifth-ranked student in her class. Khelsey is the 2018 recipient of the Fairfield University Book Award and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Khelsey has enrolled in the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where she was awarded the Dean Scholarship for academic excellence. The tenth-ranked student in the Class of 2019 is MAKAYLA VIEIRA. Makayla is the daughter of Emanuel and Marinela Vieira of Fall River. Makayla is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. She will be attending Brockton Hospital School of Nursing to pursue a career as a registered nurse.
EMILY CABRAL is ranked sixth in the Class of 2019. She is the daughter of Paul and Paula Cabral of Fall River. Emily is the 2018 recipient of the St. Anselm Book Award and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Portuguese language and culture. Over the past three years, Emily has interned at Brown Neurology, Brown Physicians, Inc., and volunteered at Women and Infant’s Hospital. Emily was awarded the Pioneer Scholarship for academic merit at Salve Regina University, where she was accepted into the Nursing Program. KATHERINE McCRAE, the daughter of Richard and Victoria McCrae of Swansea, is a graduating 11th grade student in Bishop Connolly High School’s L.E.A.P. Program. She is ranked in the top ten of both her assigned Class of 2020 and the graduating Class of 2019. Katherine is the 2018 recipient of the Stonehill College Book Award and is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Spanish language and culture. Katherine was awarded the Basil Moreau Merit Scholarship for academic excellence and the Diocesan Grant at Stonehill College, where she plans to study Science and Business.
MEGAN MAHONY, daughter of Sean and Jennifer Mahony of Middletown, RI, is the seventh-ranked student in the class. Megan is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica for excellence in the study of Spanish language and culture. She also is the 2018 recipient of the St. Michael’s College Book Award for academic achievement and social conscience. An accomplished member of the Debate Team, Megan was the 2019 league co-champion. Megan also was recently selected for an internship with The Kraft Group at Gillette Stadium. Megan plans to study Political Science at Loyola University Maryland, where she was awarded the Presidential Scholarship for academic excellence.
gallery of graduates
class of 2019 college acceptances

American University

Anna Maria College

Assumption College

Bay Path University

Boston University

Bridgewater State University

Bristol Community College

Brockton School of Nursing

Bryant University

Clarkson University

Community College of Rhode Island

Curry College

Dean College

East Carolina University

Elms College

Emerson College

Emmanuel College

Fairfield University

Fitchburg State University

Franklin Pierce University

Johnson & Wales University

Le Moyne College

Lesley University

Loyola University Maryland

Massasoit Community College

Merrimack College

New England College

Nichols College

North Carolina State University

Northeastern University

Providence College

Quinnipiac University

Regis College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rhode Island College

Roger Williams University

Sacred Heart University

Saint Anselm College

St. Michael’s College

Salem State University

Salve Regina University

Southern Maine Community College

Springfield College

St. John’s University

Stonehill College

Suffolk University

SUNY Plattsburgh

Syracuse University

Temple University

The College of New Jersey

University at Buffalo

University of Connecticut

University of Lynchburg

University of Maine

UMass Amherst

UMass Boston

UMass Dartmouth

UMass Lowell

University of Missouri Columbia

University of New England

University of New Hampshire at Durham

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rhode Island

University of St. Francis

University of Utah

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Westfield State University

Wheaton College

Worcester Polytechnic Institute