WORCESTER, MA (08/27/2021)-- The College of the Holy Cross congratulates 822 new Crusaders who will be starting at the College in Fall 2021. The following local students will be part of the Class of 2025:
Evan Buckley of Moorestown (08057)
Ava McDonough of Egg Hbr Twp (08234)
Kelly Ann Mitchell of Delran (08075)
Justin Shorter of Swedesboro (08085)
The Class of 2025 includes students from 33 states and 15 nations across the globe. This year's incoming class is made up of 54 percent women and 46 percent men, with 23 percent of students coming from ethnically diverse backgrounds and 16 percent as proud first-generation college students.
These newly minted Crusaders have distinguished themselves through community service, leadership roles, and diverse participation in areas like the arts, music and athletics.
The new Crusaders will arrive on campus and move into the residence halls starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, August 28th, where they will be welcomed to Mount St. James by an enthusiastic purple crew of current students, staff, faculty and alumni. Fall classes are set to begin Monday, September 6th.
"I am thrilled to welcome Holy Cross' Class of 2025 - a vibrant and diverse group of exceptional students who are also one of the most academically accomplished classes in the College's history. I can't wait to see what you do and how you will grow ethically, spiritually and intellectually on The Hill," said Holy Cross President Vincent Rougeau.
About Holy Cross:
The College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass., is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Since its founding in 1843, Holy Cross has made a positive impact in society by graduating students who distinguish themselves as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.