La Salle Awards Diplomas to 269 Seniors at 150th Commencement
The 150th Commencement of La Salle College High School was held on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Brother James L. Butler, FSC, President, and Mr. Michael A. O’Toole ’68, Principal, awarded diplomas to 269 seniors in front of a capacity crowd in the school’s gym. Andrew Gene Carlone ’13 and Evan Walsh ’13 gave inspiring speeches and the Class of 1963, which was the 100th graduating class from the school, participated in the ceremony as part of their 50th Reunion.
The Class of 2013 entered La Salle College High School in September of 2009 from 88 elementary schools and 71 zip codes. Ninety-nine percent of the graduating class will be attending 97 colleges and universities in 22 different states. Seventy-five percent of the class earned documented scholarships and/or grants that totaled in excess of $32 million, which represents the largest amount of merit-based scholarships awarded in school history.