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Celebrating the Class of 2019!

Celebrating the Class of 2019!

After four years at Central Catholic, the Class of 2019 will be graduating and moving on to their next adventure!

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2019 during graduation week! 

Grpup of students in graduation gowns standing in front of church

Class of 2019: 81st Commencement

Class of 2019 Graduation Activities

  • Senior Breakfast, Awards Ceremony, & Graduation Rehearsal, Tuesday, May 21

  • Baccalaureate Mass, Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 PM in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Lawrence

    • Preceded by the Legacy Barbecue for graduates who are the children or grandchildren of alumni

  • Senior Day at Cedardale, Wednesday, May 22

  • Class of 2019 International Students & Families Dinner Celebration, Wednesday, May 22

  • Commencement Exercises, Thursday, May 23, 7:00 PM, Central Catholic Memorial Gymnasium, MA

More details available at the Commencement page.

Class of 2019 Officers

  • President: Josearmando Binet '19
  • Vice President: John Boyle '19 
  • Secretary: Lowis Sanchez '19 
  • Treasurer: Bryce Rogers '19 


The 81st Commencement Exercises

View of graduates in caps and gowns.

7:00 PM, Thursday, May 23

The Memorial Gymnasium of Central Catholic High School

  • President's Address: Christopher Sullivan ’81, President of Central Catholic High School

  • Valedictory Address:  Natalia I. Clark '19, Valedictorian

  • Salutatory Address: Maria T. Graziano ’19, Salutatorian

Click hear to read more about our Valedictorian and Salutatorian.

Major Awards and Presentations at Commencement 

  • The Brother Florentius, FMS, Memorial Award

    • The highest award presented to a graduating senior who best exemplifies the ideals of Central Catholic High School. Named in memory of Central Catholic’s legendary and inspirational founder.  The award has been presented annually since 1963.

  • The Brother Vincent Dinnean, FMS, Christian Service Award

    • Presented to the graduate who best embodies the Marist ideal of commitment to service and love for the least favored.
  • The Michael Garvey Memorial Award

    • Presented to the Outstanding Male Student-Athlete

  • The Mary I. Kilcoyne Memorial Award

    • Presented to the Outstanding Female Student-Athlete

  • The Florentian Dedication

    • Each year, the graduating class dedicates their yearbook, The Florentian, to someone who had a defining impact on their Central Catholic experience

The Golden Anniversary Class of 1969

The Class of 1966 Golden Anniversary Alumni

The Class of 1964 celebrates their Golden Anniversary in 2016.

Join us as we recognize the Golden Anniversary Class of 1969 as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their graduation from Central Catholic!

  • The Welcome Home Cocktail Reception, Wednesday, May 22, Jocelyn’s Restaurant (Salem, NH)
  • Reunion Breakfast & School Tour, Thursday, May 23, Central Catholic High School
  • Golden Diploma Luncheon, Thursday, May 23, Central Catholic High School
  • Recognition at Commencement, Thursday, May 23, Central Catholic High School
  • 50-Year Reunion Celebration: Dinner & Music, Friday, May 21, Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Boston-Andover
  • Additional Outings & Activities

More details are available at the Golden Anniversary page.


The Brother Florentius, FMS, Society

Membership is comprised of previous recipients of the Bro. Florentius, FMS, Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed on a CCHS graduate.  Former recipients of the award attend the Commencement Exercises and form an honor guard to congratulate the newest recipient.


Congratulations to the Class of 2019 and the Class of 1969!


Students pose in decorated uniforms on last day

The Class of 2019 celebrated their last day of classes by decorating their uniforms - a long-standing tradition during Graduation Week.

Three students holding full plates of breakfast food.

Senior Breakfast: Thank you to the Parents Guild volunteers for treating the Class of 2019.

Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,200 students from over 60 cities and towns and several countries. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For more information, please visit, call 978-682-0260, or email

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.