St. Anselm students earn $595,000 in scholarships
Eighth graders who are about to graduate from St. Anselm Catholic Academy and move on to high school have been awarded a total of $595,000 in scholarships, according to school officials.
The students of the Class of 2017 were offered placements at the following schools: Xavier High School, Fontbonne Hall Academy, Regis High School, Saint Joseph by the Sea High School, Xaverian High School, Bishop Kearney High School, Notre Dame High School, Saint Savior High School and Brooklyn Technical High School.
St. Anselm Catholic Academy is located at 365 83rd St. in Bay Ridge.
“We are extremely proud of the efforts and accomplishments of each of our students. Their acceptances into a range of high level schools are a testament to each student’s perseverance, hard work and individual and group commitment to our Academy’s academic rigor and pursuit of personal goals and excellence,” Principal James McKeon said in a statement.
John Quaglione, chairman of the school’s board of directors, predicted that the graduates will go on to become the future leaders of the Bay Ridge community.
“There is no doubt that Catholic education is alive and well at St. Anselm and we continue to educate the future leaders of our great community,” he stated. “We are extremely proud of our students and confident that, with the foundation they received at St. Anselm Catholic Academy, they will continue to succeed in high school and beyond.”
For more information on St. Anselm Catholic Academy, call 718-745-7643 or visit sacany.org.
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