CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2021
We were fortunate to be able to celebrate the Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2021 in the traditional location, the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on May 28, 2021. Attendance was limited, but the ceremony was livestreamed. The commencement speaker was Reverend Brian F. Linnane, S.J., the President of Loyola University Maryland. The Archbishop Curley Medal was presented by Fr. Donald Grzymski OFM Conv. ’70, President of Curley to Mr. Howard L. Meyers ’66 for his generosity in providing scholarships to Curley men. Mr. Brian Kohler, Principal of Curley who accepted a position as president of Archbishop Spalding, was given an Eagles jersey with the number 21 by the senior class.
After Fr. Donald and Mr. Kohler presented the diplomas, the following awards were announced:
Ideal Curley Man of the Year – Samuel J. Stitz
School Spirit – Zachary J. Sutherland
School Service – Michael G. Settar
St. Bonaventure Scholastic (Highest QPA 4 years) – James N. Foreman (4.61)
St. Francis Scholastic (2nd highest QPA 4 years) – Ryan P. Peck (4.60)
After the school song was sung by all alumni present, Fr. Christopher Dudek OFM Conv., campus minister of Curley, led the assembly in benediction.
THE BACCALAUREATE MASS
On May 26, 2021, The Class of 2021 gathered in the Suehle Auditorium one last time as a class to celebrate their Baccalaureate Mass with their parents. Fr. Donald Grzymski OFM Conv. ’70, president of Curley, was the principal celebrant and homilist. He spoke about our traditions as Curley men and staying close to Jesus as branches on a vine.