graduated 195 seniors at its 53rd Commencement on Friday evening. Commencement exercises took place at the Church of the Nazarene, next-door to the school.
Sheyda G. Pejoumand received the La Salle High School General Excellence Award and will attend the University of California, Berkeley in the fall. Pejoumand also received the Excellence Award for Spanish.
The General Merit Award went to George J. Pearman who will also attend the University of California, Berkeley.
Claire C. McCarthy and Mathew Godshall received the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Christian Service Award.
Chelsee J. Grover-Odom was selected by her senior class peers to receive the Pro Deo et Patria Award.
The De La Salle Service Award went to Vincent Delgatto and Manuel M. Sariano. Francisco Luna and Arolyn D. Basham received the Brother Celestine All Around Athlete Award.
Meaghan E. Allen, who lives in Sierra Madre gave the Welcome Address and Katrina A. Dela Cruz was chosen by the Faculty Commencement Committee for the honor of delivering the Commencement Address.
100-percent of La Salle’s graduating class will attend college or post graduate academies next year, and 91-percent of the class will matriculate to four-year institutions.