Class of 2022

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Danielle Cynthia Aiken*

Hailey A. Amaral*†

Sheldon Lee Amaral*†

Hannah Rose Anselmo

Adam Banks

Devin Beaupre

Kaeden Grace Bettencourt*

Nathaniel J. Botelho

Ryan David Bouchard

Dante Jamie Brito

Dylan Joseph Cabral*

Sydney Audrey Charette-DaPiedade

Nicholas J. Chaves

Thomas James Condon

Tyler Cordeiro†

Greta B. Costello*†

Elinora-Rosaria Deininger

Rachel Marie Dias*†

Andrea Domingos

Layla Donahue

Zachary Falcon

Aubrey Farias†

Wyatt D. Feliciano

Luca Ferrara

Sophie Isabella Garcia*†

Domenic A. Gentile II

Daniel Schneider Graham

Jacob Roy Hall

Edward R. Hernandez*

Mason Humphrey*

Rebecca Paige Lagasse

Rylee Lopes

Sierra A. Mack

Amelia McNally†

Leah Jane Medeiros*

Alyssa Marie Mellin

Madison Georgina Moniz*

Alyssa N. Odom

Sherley L. Ortiz*†

Braxton Aguiar Pacheco

Camryn Paradise

Jade Pereira

Emma C. Pfeffer

Jermaine Pina

Maya Elizabeth Pontes*†

Caroline Pope

Ashley Elizabeth Potvin*†

Jessica Rose Reid

Victoria Maria Reid*

Kaleigh E. Rezendes*†

Ian John Rodrigues*†

Isabelle Diane Rodriguez*†

Michael Daniel Rogers

Arianna Rotondo

Whitney Salpietro

Jacqueline Suzanne Santos*†

Nicolas John Silva

Abigail K. Sousa*†

Madison Ann Sousa

Nathan Paul Sousa

Ava Rose Souza*†

Alyssa St. Laurent*†

Samantha Viveiros

Aidan Xu*†

 

* National Honor Society
† World Language Honor Society

Bishop Connolly class of 2022 Top 10

Greta Bertha Costello, daughter of Christopher and Audra Costello of Fall River, is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2022. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Société Honoraire de Français, and has been named an AP Scholar with Honor by College Board. A three-year member of the Debate team, Greta most recently served as co-captain. Throughout her years at Bishop Connolly, Greta has contributed her talents to the cross country and tennis teams; she also served as a student ambassador and member of the recruitment team. This fall, Greta will be attending Middlebury College, where she plans to pursue international and global studies.

Ashley Elizabeth Potvin, the sixth-ranked student in the Class of 2022, is the daughter of Derek and Jackie Potvin of Westport. Ashley is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Portuguese language). Throughout her high school career, Ashley contributed her talents to the varsity volleyball team, most recently serving as captain, and the track team. Additionally, Ashley served as a student ambassador. Ashley plans to major in public relations at Quinnipiac University, where she was awarded the Trustee Scholarship.
Aidan Xu, Salutatorian of the Class of 2022, is the son of Aiyi Lu and Xuan Xu of Fall River. Aidan is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, and was named an AP Scholar by College Board. Throughout his high school years, Aidan was a member of the cross country and tennis teams and the BCHS Robotics Club. Aidan plans to major in computer science at Boston University this fall. Maya Elizabeth Pontes, daughter of John and Kristina Pontes of Fall River, is ranked seventh in the Class of 2022. Maya is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. Throughout her high school career, Maya contributed her time and talents to the Debate team, most recently serving as co-captain. Outside of the classroom, Maya participated on the tennis team and served as a student ambassador. Maya was accepted into the Honors Program at St. Anselm College this fall, where she was awarded the Presidential Scholarship and Abbot Dolan OSB HS Grant.
Aubrey Rose Farias, daughter of Joseph and Lori Ann Farias of Bristol, RI, is the third-ranked student in the Class of 2022. Aubrey is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Portuguese language). Throughout the past four years, Aubrey was a member of the track and cheer teams. She also contributed her talents to the Bishop Connolly Theatre Company, participated on the Student Council, and served as a student ambassador. This fall, Aubrey will attend Emmanuel College, where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship and Catholic High School Graduate Award. Alyssa St. Laurent, daughter of Tania Pavao of Fall River, is the eighth-ranked student in the Class of 2022. Alyssa is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Portuguese language). During her years at Connolly, Alyssa contributed her time and talents to the basketball team; she also served as a student ambassador and member of the recruitment team. This fall, Alyssa plans to study biochemistry at Emmanuel College, where she was awarded the Presidential Scholarship and Catholic High School Graduate Award.

Edward R. Hernandez, son of Bridget Hernandez of Taunton, is the fourth-ranked student in the Class of 2022. Edward is a member of the National Honor Society and was named an AP Scholar by College Board. Throughout his high school career, Edward contributed his time and talents to the swim and track teams. This fall, Edward will continue his studies in the Honors Program at Providence College, where he was awarded the Albertus Magnus Scholarship for academic excellence.

Kaleigh Elizabeth Rezendes, daughter of Derrick and Kelly Rezendes of Fall River, is ranked ninth in the Class of 2022. Kaleigh is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. An athlete, Kaleigh was a four-year member and captain of the soccer team; she also contributed her time and talents to the track and cheer teams. Kaleigh was a four- year member of the Student Council, most recently serving as senior class president; she also served as a student ambassador and was a member of the recruitment team. This fall, Kaleigh will attend Assumption University, where she was admitted to the Honors Program and offered the Presidential Scholarship and Brother Gerard Brassard Award.
Rachel Marie Dias, daughter of Brian and Susan Dias of Westport, is the fifth-ranked student in the Class of 2022. Rachel is a member of the National Honor Society and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. Throughout her years at Bishop Connolly, Rachel donated her time and talents to the cheer team and served as a student ambassador. Rachel will attend Endicott College this fall, where she plans to study sports management and marketing. Ian John Rodrigues, son of John Rodrigues and Kathleen Rodrigues of Swansea, is the tenth-ranked student in the Class of 2022. Ian is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. Throughout his high school career, Ian contributed his talents to the track and golf teams. This fall, Ian plans to study respiratory therapy at New England Institute of Technology.
Bishop Connolly class of 2022 Top 10 — LEAP Program

Sherley L. Ortiz, daughter of Fausto Ortiz and Blanca Anguizaca of Fall River, is a graduating member of Bishop Connolly’s LEAP Program. Sherley will receive her diploma as an 11th grade student and is ranked in the top 10 percent of both her graduating class of 2022 and assigned class of 2023. Sherley is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Portuguese language) and earned the distinction of AP Scholar by College Board. Throughout her high school years, Sherley was a member of the Debate team, most recently serving as co-captain, and the tennis team. Sherley also served as a student ambassador and member of the recruitment team. This fall, Sherley will continue her studies in the Honors Program at Boston University, where she was awarded a full four-year scholarship and is enrolled as a University Scholar in the Linguistics and Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Program in Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Sophie Isabella Garcia, daughter of Glen Garcia and Kellie-Anne Frasier-Garcia of Fall River, is a graduating member of Bishop Connolly’s LEAP Program. Sophie will receive her diploma as an 11th grade student and is ranked in the top 10 percent of both her graduating class of 2022 and assigned class of 2023. Sophie is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Portuguese language) and was named an AP Scholar by College Board. Throughout her high school years, Sophie was a member of the Debate team, most recently serving as co-captain, and the tennis team. Sophie also served as a student ambassador and member of the recruitment team. This fall, Sophie will attend Stonehill College, where she was awarded the Stonehill Scholarship and Diocesan Grant, and will study Criminology and Law in their Pathway Program with Villanova University.
class of 2022 college acceptances

Alabama State University*

American International College

Anna Maria College

Assumption University

Belmont University

Boston College

Boston University

Brandeis University

Bridgewater State University

Bristol Community College

Bryant University

Capitol Technology University

Clark University

College of the Holy Cross

Curry College

Dean College

Emmanuel College

Endicott College

Fisher College

Florida Institute of Technology

Framingham State University

Franklin Pierce University

Gordon College

Hamilton College

Hampton University*

Johnson & Wales University

Keene State College

Lesley University

Macalester College

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services

Merrimack College

Middlebury College

Missouri University of Science and Technology

New England College

New England Institute of Technology

Northeastern University

Norwich University

Nova Southeastern University

Oral Roberts University

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Providence College

Quinnipiac University

Regis College

Rhode Island College

Rivier University

Roger Williams University

Sacred Heart University

Saint Anselm College

St. Michael’s College

Salem State University

Salve Regina University

Simmons University

Southern New Hampshire University

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Stonehill College

Stony Brook University

Suffolk University

Syracuse University

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of Denver

University of Hartford

University of Maine

University of Nevada–Las Vegas

University of Nevada–Reno

University of New England

University of Rhode Island

University of San Francisco

Wellesley College

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Western New England University

Wheaton College

William & Mary

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester State University

 

*HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

3,917

CHRISTIAN SERVICE VOLUNTEER HOURS

100%

ACCEPTANCE RATE TO COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

$12

MILLION IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

290

ACADEMIC, ATHLETIC & SERVICE AWARDS