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Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

On Thursday, May 26, the Class of 2022 graduated from Central Catholic as part of the Baccalaureate Service & 84th Commencement Exercises held on Raider Field.

Congratulations to our graduates and good luck as you begin the next phase of your journey!

Award winners are included below.

More details and photos will be posted in the coming days.

Click here to watch the Commencement Exercises via YouTube.



Salutatorian speaks

Caroline Clark '22, Boston College




Zachary Channen '22, Harvard University


The Brother Florentius, FMS, Memorial Award

Bro. Florentius Award Recipient Ryan Hebert '22 with President Chris Sullivan '81

Ryan Hebert '22, Springfield College

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


The Brother Vincent Dinnean, FMS, Christian Service Award 

Service Award recipient

Faith Omosefe '22, Amherst College (MA)

This award is presented to the graduate who best embodies the Marist ideal of commitment to service and love for the least favored.


The Mary I. Kilcoyne Outstanding Female Student-Athlete Award 

Graduate receives the Kilcoyne Award

Grace Lydon '22, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

This award is presented to the most successful female student-athlete in the graduating Class of 2022.


The Florentian Dedication

Recipient of the Florentian Yearbook dedication

Mr. Mark Svendsen, Mathematics Teacher

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


The Golden Anniversary Recognition

Golden Anniversary Class Members

Graduates from the Classes of 1972, 1971, and 1970 of Central Catholic, Saint Mary High, and Presentation of Mary Academy were recognized during the Commencement Exercises.

Golden Anniversary Class Members

They celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their graduation with a variety of events, including

  • The Welcome Home Cocktail Reception
  • Reunion Breakfast, School Tour, & Golden Diploma Presentation
  • Recognition at Commencement
  • 50-Year Reunion Celebration

More photos and details to come!


The Brother Florentius, FMS, Society

Honor Guard for Brother Florentius

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

More photos and details to come!


The Class of 2022

More details on the Class of 2022 events are available at Celebrating the Class of 2022.

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Graduates with diplomas walking up pathway
Graduates lined up in row
Graduates celebrating
Graduates celebrating
Graduates celebrating
View of Raider Field from rooftop
Four graduates with diplomas

More photos and details to come!

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

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.

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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.