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Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Cheverus Class of 2017
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Cheverus High School held its graduation ceremony on Monday, June 5, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium. Fr. George E. Collins, S.J., President, Dr. John J. Moran, Principal, Fr. John Fagan, S.J., Superior of the Jesuits of Maine, The Most Reverend Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D., Bishop of Portland, and Mr. Edward Haley, Board of Trustees Chair, Daniel Costigan, Dean of Students, presented diplomas to 109 graduates. Master of Ceremonies and Class President-William Peterson, Valedictorian Steven Larkin, and Outstanding Senior and All-Around Student Christian LaMontagne addressed their classmates. Special guest speaker was Mr. Philip J. Dawson, CHS ‘52

"Let us be defined by our ability to set the world on fire."

View an excerpt of Christian LaMontagne's address to his peers below.


Graduation Awards

  • Valedictorian: Steven Larkin
  • Salutatorian: Reegan Hussey
  • Outstanding Senior and All Around Student: Christian LaMontagne
  • Loyalty and School Spirit: Anthony Pirone
  • Leadership: William Peterson
  • Activities and Achievements: Elizabeth Jerome
  • St. Ignatius Award: Mohamed Kilani
  • The Rev. Pedro Aruppe, S. J. Award/ J.S.E.A. Award: Jesse Rodrigues and Cassidy McCusker

Academic Excellence Awards

  • English: Elizabeth Jerome
  • Math: Steven Larkin
  • Science: Reegan Hussey
  • History: Steven Larkin
  • Art: Angela Haith
  • French: Alexis Parsons
  • Spanish: Elizabeth Jerome
  • Latin: Brooke Dawson and Katelyn Gendron
  • Music: Andrew Penk
  • Theology: Elizabeth Jerome
  • Computer Science: Katherine Gordon

Academic Excellence in the Jesuit Tradition