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MACCS Class of 2019 Graduates

May 23, 2019 8:37 am/By Jonathan Dooley

Class of 2019 Statistics

Class Song:  “I Melt with You” by Modern English

Class Quote:  “Don’t Drink & Drive”

Valedictorian:  Esther Burton

Salutatorian:  Cecelia Mastripolito

Master Completers:  

Janet Valdez, Visual Arts

Caleb Schuh, Film Production. 

The Class of 2019 consists of 38 graduates. Of those 38, 32 will be attending college or university this fall. Five will be entering the workforce, full-time, and one brave individual will be entering the Military.

Of the 32 graduates attending a college or university, 13 will attend CNM, 14 will attend UNM, one will attend NMSU, and four will attend out-of-state schools:  University of Southern California, San Francisco Art Institute, University of Nevada and Oklahoma City University.

Our graduates have been awarded an aggregate amount in scholarships, totaling over $250,000. They will begin their post-secondary education already having earned, collectively, over 830 college credits form our Dual Enrollment Program. And one graduate has already earned an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science from CNM.

Our 2019 Graduates:

Sarah Barmash

Matthias Bieniek

Marion Brainard

Esther Burton

Jacob Crews

Sara Giering

Mateo Gonzales

Ronin Groves

Xion Hurtado

I. V. Johnson

Olivia Kemm

Spencer Leal

Caprice Maes

Cecelia Mastripolito

Claire Mirkes

Fiona Morrison

Samone Nash

Angeline New

Noá Nunez

Dominic Ochoa

Elena Ochoa

Britney Pahls

Jayda Pulis

Devin Ray

Ashley Rich

Isabella Rigali

Danielle Romero

Kimberly Sanchez

Cleo Sandoval

Caleb Schuh

Melissa Skeeters

Tara Smith

Augustin Tafoya

Janet Valdez

Jasmine Valdez

Hunter West

Zackery Willie

Orchid Wilson

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