> GCHS 2012 Class Graduation


Gloucester Catholic High School conferred 170 diplomas to members of the Class of 2012 during the 83rd Annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 31, at Our Lady of Hope, St. Agnes Church in Blackwood.

Timothy Scaffidi was the Valedictorian and Claudia Gallagher was the Salutatorian of the Class of 2012.

Graduation festivities for students and their families began at 9:30 am on Thursday with the Senior Awards Brunch at Auletto’s in Deptford. Msgr. James Curran, pastor of Saint Mary’s Parish in Gloucester, was the main celebrant of the Baccalaureate Mass. Father David Beebe, a former faculty member, concelebrated, along with pastors of the sending parishes. Father Beebe also preached the homily.

Commencement ceremonies followed the Mass with Executive Director of Schools DSCN0603 for the Camden Diocese, Mr.Nicholas Regina, presenting diplomas. Gloucester Catholic Principal John Colman addressed the students and guests.

photos by Gus Ostrum