Area eighth graders graduate from Devon Prep

Devon Prep Eighth Grade graduates include, back row, from left: Caelan Coyne, Nicholas Ramanjulu, Brian OíMalley, Gregory Maddox ,Stephen Smith, Akul Naik, Michael Pietrafitta, Thomas Brower, Christopher Rufo, Jacob Pabia, Augustin Thompson, Michael Siracusa, Jacob Snyder, Michael Hinke, Tyler Wright, Connor Thompson, Stephen Scafidi, Brendan McGrath, Jamie Lorgus; seated, from left: Benjamin Kilroy, Brandon Hoang, Matthew OíBrien, Kyle Husar, Justin Chambers, William DíAmico, Matthew Kozak, James Costello (missing Paris Shusterfallou). Photo courtesy of Devon Prep

Twenty-eight Devon Prep Eighth Graders “moved up” recently during the Eighth Grade Advancement Ceremony held in the school’s athletic facility. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends attended the ceremony which began with a Mass concelebrated by Devon Prep Headmaster Rev. James J. Shea, Sch.P., Rev. Richard Wyzykiewicz, Sch.P., Rev. Francisco Aisa, Sch.P. and Rev. Javier Renteria, Sch.P.

Following the Mass, Middle School Director Mr. Barry Brazunus and Assistant Middle School Director Mr. Mark Aquilante presided over an Awards Ceremony. In addition to academic awards, students were recognized for activities they participated in throughout the school year.