Marist High School seniors graduate during weekend ceremony
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BAYONNE – Nearly 100 Marist High School students received their diplomas during the school’s 57th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 31 in the school’s James J. Boyle Memorial Gymnasium.

Valedictorian Maggie Farag challenged her classmates to find a passion and pursue it.

“Fulfill that passion with as much drive as possible and take that chance because you want to,” Farag said.

All 94 Marist graduates will go on to post-secondary education, including 87 colleges in 18 states and Washington, D.C., according to Christopher Cassaro, assistant principal for academics.

Among the schools students will be attending are the University of South Florida, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Pennsylvania State, Monmouth, Rutgers, Montclair, St. Peter’s and New Jersey City universities.

More than $5 million in scholarships, grants, and financial aid was awarded to the Marist graduates, Cassaro said. – Joseph Passantino
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