Milford's Lauralton Hall graduation Sunday
Lauralton Hall’s 106th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 3rd at 10:00am. Lauralton President Antoinette Iadarola, Ph.D., will give the opening and closing remarks and, along with Principal Ann Pratson, will present the graduates with their diplomas.
One of the graduates will be the proud recipient of Lauralton’s highest honor, the McAuley Award. Named after Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, the McAuley Award is given annually to a student for her dedication and commitment to Lauralton Hall’s mission. This recipient of this award will not be announced until the ceremony.
108 young women from 26 towns across Connecticut will be receiving diplomas. Following the President’s opening remarks will be speeches given by Valedictorian is Megan Cogguillo of Milford and Salutatorian Abbey Guerino of Milford. Both Megan and Abbey leave Lauralton with impressive resumes that show academic excellence, dedication to their school and communities, and service to others.
Megan, (pictured to the right) is a member of the National Honor Society and she has been a student counselor officer for two years. As an active member of Lauralton’s Youth and Government Club she wrote legislation and won the “Best Debator” award at the annual state conference in Hartford. Megan is also a member of the French Club and the French Honor Society and she has volunteered at the West River Health Care Center.
Abbey Guerino also participated in the annual state Youth and Government Conference where she was a member of the Press Corps, reporting on activities of the conference. Abbey, (pictured to the right) is editor of Highlights, the Lauralton School newspaper and she was an active member of Milford’s Young Women’s Club, where she helped organize events for senior citizens, and raised funds for UNICEF and for our troops overseas.
All members of the Lauralton community are extremely proud that all 108 members of the graduation class will be attending a college or university.
Information was submitted by Lauralton Hall via a press release.