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Students Recognized For Academic Excellence With Harvard Book Award

Students Recognized For Academic Excellence With Harvard Book Award

Four Central Catholic students were honored with the Harvard Book Award for having the highest Grade Point Averages (GPAs) at the end of their junior year (Spring 2019). These seniors were celebrated during a breakfast reception at the Harvard Club of Boston on October 3.

Harvard Book Award Winners

  • Aidan Bowler '20
  • Mia Haynes '20
  • Surabhi Keesara '20
  • Sean Vumbaco '20

About the Harvard Book Award Program

The Harvard Book Award Program recognizes outstanding students who display excellence in academic scholarship and high character, combined with achievement in other fields. Harvard Book Awards are presented annually in nearly 2,000 select high schools around the world, and each award recipient receives a book about Harvard University to commemorate their achievement.

Thank You to the Sullivan Family

Students, alumni, and friends lined up in front of Harvard Club logo

Thank you to Mrs. Sullivan and her sons Michael Sullivan '74, Kevin Sullivan '76 and Mark Sullivan '81 for their generosity in sponsoring this program!

Congratulations to these students on their outstanding academic achievements, and thank you to the Sullivans for helping to recognize them!

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.