B.M.C. Durfee Excessive College has introduced their prime 10 graduating class.
Charlotte Misturado, Valedictorian, is the daughter of Glen and Michelle Misturado Fall River. She will probably be attending Yale College with a significant in Well being Sciences. Charlotte is the recipient of the Superintendent’s Educational Excellence Award, Harold R. Bannister and Nathan & Irene Anthony Probability Alumni Affiliation Scholarship and a Junior E book Award. Over the course of her time at Durfee she has challenged herself by enrolling in 10 AP programs and has excelled in all of them. Charlotte was the Senior Captain of Durfee’s Varsity Ladies Soccer Workforce, a member of the Nationwide Honors Society, Study to Serve, and an MIAA Ambassador. She additionally labored to donate $1500 value of cash and product to the Northeast Animal Shelter.
Sophie McDonnell, salutatorian, is the daughter of Steven and Erin McDonnell of Hood Avenue in Fall River. She will probably be attending Simmons College within the fall the place she’s going to research nursing and play for the Simmons Girls’s Varsity Volleyball staff. Sophie was additionally accepted into Harvard College and the College of Pennsylvania’s Wharton College of Nursing, finally selecting Simmons College after being awarded the distinguished Gilbert and Marcia Kotzen Scholarship. She has been a captain of the Durfee Ladies’ Varsity Volleyball staff for the previous two years and in addition participated on the Durfee Ladies’ Varsity Area Hockey staff when this 12 months’s volleyball season was postponed. Sophie was named the staff’s Most Useful Participant and was additionally a Southeast Convention All-Star and Herald Information All-Scholastic All-Star final volleyball season. She led because the president of the Nationwide Honor Society, president of the Durfee Spanish Membership, and president of the Durfee Ski and Snowboard Membership, additionally actively tutoring a number of youthful college students within the college system. Sophie acquired her nursing assistant certification in 2019, has labored at Catholic Memorial Residence, and extra just lately acquired a place as a CNA on the surgical unit at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She has additionally interned with a licensed psychological well being counselor over the previous 12 months at a personal follow in Tiverton, RI. Sophie was nominated for Fall River’s Youth of the Yr in 2020, additionally receiving the Harvard E book Award. She has been awarded as an AP Scholar with Honor, acquired a seal of biliteracy for her excellence in Spanish, and is a candidate for School Board’s AP Capstone and Diploma. Upon completion of her undergraduate research at Simmons College, Sophie plans to pursue her grasp’s to grow to be a psychiatric psychological well being nurse practitioner.
Hannah Reitzas, is the daughter of Daniel and Lisa Reitzas of Montgomery Avenue in Fall River. She will probably be attending George Washington College majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Hannah is an achieved participant within the DECA program having garnered Third Place Rating at DECA District Competitors (2019-2020), Tenth Place Rating at DECA State Competitors (2019-2020) and Second Place Rating at DECA District Competitors (2020-2021). She has additionally acquired The George Washington College E book Award, United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award, Profession and Technical Schooling (CTE) Excellent Scholar of the Yr Award, Class of 1943 Scholarship (B.M.C. Durfee Excessive College Alumni Affiliation Scholarship), and the Elizabeth R. Stevens Scholarship (B.M.C. Durfee Excessive College Alumni Affiliation Scholarship). At Durfee she has been a member of the Distributive Schooling Golf equipment of America (DECA) (President), Mock Trial (President), and Area Hockey Workforce. Hannah can also be positively engaged together with her group by volunteer initiatives as an energetic member within the Nationwide Honor Society and Study to Serve and co-president of the Giving Membership. She hopes to pursue a profession in Engineering.
Religion Catherine Ferreira is the daughter of Peter and Christine Ferreira of Katie Court docket in Fall River. She is going to attend Northeastern College within the Honors Program finding out a mixed main of mechanical engineering and physics. Religion is the recipient of an Honors Scholarship, Honey Dew Scholarship, John J. & Elizabeth C. Harrington Scholarship, John & Abigail Adams Scholarship, Herald Information All Star Softball 2018 & 2019, All Convention All Star Softball 2018 & 2019, All Convention All Star Area Hockey 2018 & 2019 & 2020, PLTW Engineering Bridge Design Total Winner 2020, Future Feminine Chief in STEM Mass Maritime Award, PLTW Engineering Capstone Completer, Rensselaer Medal for Arithmetic & Science, Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award, and Excellence for AP Arithmetic Award. Whereas at Durfee she was Varsity Softball (captain), Varsity Area Hockey (captain), and a staff member of the Journey Softball Mass Titans. Fath was a member of the Nationwide Honor Society, Sixth Man Membership, Ski Membership, Spanish Membership, Historical past Overseas Membership and labored half time at Mesa 21 and O’Gils. In her spare time she volunteered as a center college discipline hockey referee, center college softball mentor & advisor, Doran Center College tutorial mentor, St Bernard’s Harvest Competition volunteer, in addition to donated time working at concession stands for sporting occasions, fundraising for varsity occasions and different organizations. Religion want to grow to be a mechanical engineer sooner or later.
Alisha Gonzalez is the daughter of Donna and Johnny Gonzales of Blackstone Avenue in Fall River. She is going to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Expertise majoring in Organic Engineering. Alisha was awarded the Future Girls Leaders in STEM Award, Brown College E book Award, AP + PLTW Achievement in Engineering, and was a SeaPerch Open Class 1st place (Qualifier). At Durfee she was a member of the Observe and Area Groups, Upward Certain, SeaPerch Robotics, Diocesan Youth Council, and Nationwide Honors Society. Alisha volunteered by planning, organizing, and main youth retreats at Barbara C. Harris Camp, NH with the Diocesan Youth Council. She additionally organized and fundraised for a meals drive in collaboration with #GiveHealthy with the Diocesan Youth Council.
Emily French is the daughter Susan Bone of Lawton Avenue in Fall River. She is going to attend Boston College within the Fall majoring in Biology. Emily is an AP Scholar with Honors Award, a Smith School E book Award winner and is an AP Capstone Candidate. She additionally acquired a Boston College Presidential Scholarship of $25,000 a 12 months for her faculty profession. At Durfee she was concerned within the Marching Band, Nationwide Honors Society and the Do One thing Membership. For volunteer work, Emily has hung out on the Charlton Memorial Hospital Present Store, Charlton Memorial ICU Division and Durfee’s Keeley Library. She has additionally accomplished 5 Twin Enrollment lessons by BCC and Bridgewater State College and hopes to grow to be a Wildlife Biologist sooner or later to assist save wildlife.
Joshua Comstock is the son of Cynthia Diane Comstock and Daniel Comstock of Pearce Avenue in Fall River. He’ll attend The College of Massachusetts at Dartmouth majoring in Biology. Joshua was awarded the Durfee Cross Nation MVP 2020, College of Pennsylvania Jr. E book Award, School Board Nationwide Benefit Scholarship Program Jr. E book Award, and the Paula Grillo Excellence in Chemistry Award. Whereas at Durfee he participated in Cross Nation and Observe and Area. Joshua hopes to pursue a profession in instructing on the conclusion of his faculty profession.
Savannah Lynn Ledo is the daughter of Mario and Tina Ledo of Fielden Avenue in Fall River. She is going to attend Stonehill School majoring in biology. Savannah acquired the Windfall School Junior E book Award, Prima Care Scholarship, Fall River Rotary Membership Scholarship, Durfee Alumni Scholarships, Shields Benefit Scholarship, Stonehill Founders Award, AP Scholar Recognition, and is an AP Capstone Candidate. Her extracurricular actions have been the B.M.C Durfee Orchestra, Nationwide Honors Society, Durfee Key Membership, and the Espirito Santo Church Youth Group. Savannah additionally volunteered at Fall River Metropolis Cleanups, Charlton Memorial Hospital reward store and cafeteria, and the South Coast Open Air Market. Sooner or later, she want to grow to be a Doctor’s Assistant.
Ryan Correa is the son of Lee and Laura Correa of Dickinson Avenue in Fall River. He’ll attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He was awarded the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Presidential Scholarship and hopes to work within the astronautical discipline. Ryan can also be an artist and likes to illustrate and create ideas and tales.
Lev Elber is the son of Susan Brown and Mark Elber of Walnut Avenue in Fall River. He will probably be attending Champlain School majoring in Inventive Media. Lev acquired the Stonehill School Junior E book Award and the Abigail and Adams scholarship. He participated in iD Tech Camps (schooling in Web applied sciences, 2014-2019), Yiddish E book Middle Summer time Program (research and evaluation of Jewish literature, 2019), and Distinctive Minds Summer time Program (on-line schooling in laptop animation, 2020-present). He’s hoping to grow to be a Video Recreation Programmer, Digital Artist, and/or Voice Actor. Lev additionally wished to share that he’s on the autism spectrum.
Based mostly on the newest forecast that requires thunderstorms this night, the Class of 2021 Commencement ceremony will probably be postponed. Commencement will probably be held tomorrow morning (Saturday) at 10AM. All graduates and households ought to arrive by 9AM.