Class of 2019 Celebrates Commencement

Notre Dame High School held its 138th commencement ceremony on May 19 at McKenzie Arena. The Class of 2019 had 330 college acceptances to 133 different colleges in 30 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, and in Spain.  Of the 105 graduates, 97% received a scholarship. The graduates had a 397 scholarship offers totaling $15.3 million dollars.  

Graduates are matriculating to many colleges and universities including Amherst College, University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Emory University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Tennessee, University of South Carolina, and University of Georgia.

Awards & Honors

Valedictorian – Will Ingell

Salutatorians – Evan del Carmen & Augusta Westhoff


Christian Living Award – James Schumacher & Neveah Stroudermire

Bishop Niedergeses Award – Mark Mariani

Bubber Byrne Award – MacKenzie Johnson & Monroe Beard

Scholar Athlete Award – Kurt Wittler & Ally Mildenberger

Perry Story Leadership Award & Scholarship – Max McGann

Jim Phifer “Spirit of Notre Dame” Award & Scholarship – Hannah Ingle & Connor Henry


Heart of Notre Dame Award – Mr. Valerie Silva

Heart of the Irish Award – Mr. Chuck Newell