Class of 2020 Graduation Awards

Major Award Honorees Wilmarr Joseph Saint Surin Nicole Theresa Aponte Kellenberg Memorial High School General Excellence AwardOutstanding Young Man & Young Lady Wilmarr Joseph Saint Surin & Nicole Theresa Aponte Joseph Anthony DeMarco Krista Marie Handler Kellenberg Memorial High School Father Francis T. Keenan, S.M. Valedictorian Award Joseph Anthony DeMarco & Krista Marie Handler Joseph Anthony DeMarco Krista Marie Handler Academic Excellence Award Awarded to the Young Man & Young Ladywith the Highest Cumulative Averages

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Freshman Scripture Projects: A KMHS Tradition Continues

“It is about using the talent God gave you, doing your best, and using that talent to teach others about faith.” This is what Mr. O’Brien tells his Scripture classes each year when he assigns the now-famous Scripture Timeline Project “Extravaganza.” Brother Patrick Cahill, S.M. puts the project into a great perspective: “I think this project is an extension of our mission as Scripture teachers—to help the Scriptures come alive for our students! Mary is

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The 2020 Spring Phoenix & Firebird Virtual Concert & Art Show

National Anthem – Sung by Senior Members of Phoenix Chorus FIREBIRD ORCHESTRA  Colors of the Wind – Alan Menken (Arranged by Eder Garcia) FIREBIRD CHORUS Sing Unto the Lord – Henry Purcell (Arranged by Hal Hopson) Take Me to Higher Ground – Carl Strommen FIREBIRD BAND Byzantine Dances – Carol Brittin Chambers Exhilaration – Michael Story PHOENIX CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Andante Festivo – Jean Sibelius   PHOENIX CHORUS Stop By Lord – Doris Wesley Bettis Come,

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Class of 2020 Senior Superlatives

Most Studious Krista Handler Joseph DeMarco Most Likely to Succeed Nicole Aponte Paul Bartolomeo Most Musical Deirdre Ambrosi Benjamin Truncale Most Artistic Kaylee Sprizzo James Dionisio Most Involved Amanda Baez Wilmarr Saint Surin Most Athletic Maureen McNierney Jordan Delucia Most Friendly Sarah Goez Andrew Torti Most Talkative Ally Goldsmith Andrew Sarnel Most Humorous Katherine Stewart Julian Belardo Most Spirited Katie Hand Zachary Simpson Best Smile Madison Miranda Joseph Foley

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Nicole Tapia ’20 Wins 2nd Place, $20K Art Scholarship Contest

Congratulations to senior Nicole Tapia on her second-place finish and $20,000 scholarship from Lynn University. Nicole competed against other students accepted into Lynn University. Nicole entered several of her best drawings to Lynn University for the first round selection process. After that, Lynn’s Communication and Design Professors selected finalists who then traveled to Lynn University’s campus in Boca Raton, Florida, on March 14 to participate in the second and final round. “Weeks before the competition day, I

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Six Juniors Visit Holy Land with Project Understanding

Article by Emma Carmody ’21: On February 13, 2020, six juniors from Kellenberg Memorial, including myself, six other Jewish teenagers from Long Island, a Jewish Cantor and his wife, and Kellenberg’s Father Dan Griffin, S.M., set out on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I am truly blessed to have been able to tour Israel for ten days on this eye-opening interfaith experience. I learned multitudes about the Jewish faith which is the roots of

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