Gateway to College, in partnership with Uxbridge High School, had 14 students graduate with their high school diplomas in the Fall 2017 semester. Gateway to College is a program that allows students to earn credit towards both their high school diplomas and college degrees by participating in the program. At one point, all Gateway to College students were at great risk of not completing high school.
In addition to 14 graduates, the program also honored 36 students for their academic achievements. In a ceremony held on January 9th, the following awards were distributed:
Gateway Achiever (honoring a 2.5-2.9 college GPA): Sarah Burwick, Hannah Cormier, Josh Dauderis, Edwin Diaz, Jody Gonzalez, Kelsie Jones, Abigail Picard, Bailey Powers, Antonio Sacchiero and Jacquelyn Snell.
Gateway National Network Honors (honoring a college GPA over a 3.0): Julie Anderson, Connor Antul, Quentin Brock, Carley Burns, Logan Czechowski, Allissa Doud, Vanessa Fournier, Christopher Gannon, Angelina Germain, Brittney Gilroy, Jeffrey Hart, Olivia Howard, Alexandra Kehoe, Jack Kelley, Lauren Kolonusz, Casey Kumpey, Lindsey Lambert, Starla Leger-Feldman, Ian Mahoney, Rebecca Manzano-Howard, Nicole Nolasco, Peter Oliveira, Alexis Persson-Ortiz, Isabella Piscitelli, May Therrien and Gelianni Torres
Linda Huddle Award (graduating students who have a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 of higher, and were in the Gateway to College program at least two semesters): Lauren Kolunsz, Ian Mahoney and Isabella Piscitelli .
Fall 2017 Graduates: Jezabel Acevado, Julie Anderson, Connor Antul, Carley Burns, Hannah Cormier, Edwin Diaz, Kelsie Jones, Lauren Kolonusz, Casey Kumpey, Brittany Lazo, Ian Mahoney, Alexis Persson-Ortiz, Isabella Piscitelli, Bailey Powers
Graduates will officially cross the stage and earn their diplomas at QCC’s graduation ceremony on May 24, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Hebert Auditorium. All are welcome.