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Bellarmine College Preparatory Graduates 384 Students


Bellarmine College Preparatory graduated 384 students on May 27. Here’s a list of the award-winners.

Cardinal Bellarmine Award: Josh Bringuel.
The Cardinal Bellarmine Award is named for the patron of our school: St. Robert Bellarmine. It is the highest award that our school gives at commencement and is presented to that student who has personally incorporated the school’s values of faith, service, leadership and a passion for justice in every area of contribution to the school’s life.

Valedictory Award:
Michael Downey.
The Valedictory Award is given to that student who has achieved academic success, demonstrated leadership qualities and has the ability to express the values of the school as well as the spirit of his class.

Salutatory Award:
Shreyan Jain.
The Salutatory Award is presented to that student whose contribution to Bellarmine’s graduating class has been visible and manifold.

Ignatius Loyola Ministry Award:
Foster Westover.
The Ignatius Loyola Award is named for the 16th century founder of the Society of Jesus and presented to the student who has not only internalized his Christian faith significantly but whose actions have also given overwhelming evidence of his relationship with God.

Pedro Arrupe Service Award:
Kareem Ahmed.
The Pedro Arrupe Service Award is named after the 28th General Superior of the Society of Jesus.

Jesuit Schools Network Award: Kieran Shaw.
The Jesuit Schools Netword Award is presented to that student who is well-rounded, intellectually competent, open to growth, religious, loving and committed to doing justice in generous service to the people of God.
Rob Suarez Memorial Award: Mateo Leano.

Each year, instead of choosing a “winner” of the Rob Suarez Award, Bellarmine chooses a student to represent all the nameless and often unnoticed acts of compassion that have occurred within our community.

Bellarmine Spirit Award:
Chanan Walia.
The Bellarmine Spirit Award is presented to that student who embodies our school’s philosophy of vision, leadership and service within the broad spectrum of Bellarmine’s co-curricular activities.

Matteo Ricci Award: Jacques Abi-Hanna, Noah Clark, Nicolas Deruiter, Cayo Gonzalez, Mark Ingram, Michael Martinez, Todd Obilor, Anirudh Prabhu, Jordan Serrano, Alec Vandenberg.
The Matteo Ricci award is named after the 16th century Jesuit missionary who truly embodied the Jesuit ideal of finding God in all things.