High School in New Orleans recognized the Class of 2020 had worked hard and achieved success under the most challenging of circumstances. With the many unknowns of the future, they were eager to honor their students’ accomplishments in a timely and meaningful way with an intimate graduation experience.
President Jack Truxillo and Principal Yvonne Hrapmann ’76 awarded diplomas to 92 students during the 2020 Baccalaureate Mass and 58th Commencement Exercises on May 15 and 16 in Cabrini’s Sacred Heart Chapel on campus. Father Emmanuel Mulenga, O.M.I., school chaplain, celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass.
Each young woman received her diploma with up to four family members in attendance that was captured by a videographer. The Class of 2020 will receive a touching video that captures the excitement and joy of each classmate, inspirational speeches from the Valedictorian and Salutatorians, and words of encouragement from Cabrini administrators.
The class earned $11,764,124 in college scholarships. Among those students receiving scholarships, each earned an average of $156,855. Together, the class received admission offers from 84 different universities throughout the United States.
Katherine M. Heller was the valedictorian. Colleen E. Gaffney and Breanna M. Guient were the salutatorians.