CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2013
The 48th Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2013 took place on Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
The awards presented were as follows:
The St. Francis Scholastic (2nd highest QPA) -
The St Alphonsus Scholastic (Highest QPA) -
School Spirit -
School Service -
2013 Ideal Curley Man of the Year -
Photos of Commencement
THE BACCALAUREATE MASS
The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2013 was held at the Basilica of the Assumption on Cathedral Street in Baltimore on May 29, 2013. This is the last time the seniors gather to celebrate the Liturgy. In keeping with Curley tradition, just prior to entering the Basilica, the seniors file pass the crypt where Archbishop Michael J. Curley is buried. Mr. Gaffney and the Curley Luminare Choir led the assembly in song. Fr. Joseph Benicewicz OFM Conv '78, President of Archbishop Curley High School was the principal celebrant and homilist.
After Mass, the following awards were presented by Mr. Philip Piercy, Principal of Archbishop Curley High School.
Archbishop Keough (3rd Highest Average Senior Year) --
Lawrence Cardinal Shehan (2nd Highest Average Senior Year) --
Archbishop Curley (Highest Average Senior Year) --
John Hartman Music Award --
The Saint Gregory Choral Award --
The Michelangelo Buonarroti Art Award --
E. Patrick Moloney History Award --
Excellence in Mathematics --
Excellence in Modern Foreign Languages --
Excellence in Computer Science --
The Saint Maximilian Kolbe Award for Excellence in Religion --
The Albert J. Strubinger Business Award --
The Daniel Biser Memorial Award for Excellence in Science --
The Ganster Award for English --
The C. Markland Kelly Award for Excellence in Physical Education --
The Franciscan Scholars were recognized, as were those who had perfect attendance for four years.
The State of Maryland Merit Scholarship awards and the President's Education Awards were then presented.
Photos from the Baccalaureate Mass follow.
AWARDS PRESENTED AT THE SPORTS BANQUET
Fr. Julian Athlete of the Year --
For other awards presented at the Sports Banquet, click HERE
AWARDS PRESENTED AT THE SENIOR ASSEMBLY AND
PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS CEREMONY
Blackfriars' Theatre Award -- Austin Hooper and Mark Mainolfi
CORD Service Award
-- Mark Pietrogiacomo
Curley Chronicle Service Award -- Philip Burke
Library Service Award
FYM Service Award -- Corey Foard
John Philip Sousa Award -- Ryan Fongheiser
Woody Herman Jazz Award -- Andrew Young
Louis Armstrong Jazz Award -- Andrew Baker
National School Choral Award -- Austin Hooper and Adam Gagnon
The Senior Prom of the Class of 2013 was held at the Grand
Historic Venue, located at 225 North Charles Street on May 24, 2013.