We are delighted to share the wonderful news of Holy Trinity High School’s recent graduation ceremony for the Class of 2023, which was held at Holy Trinity Mission Church. The event was a joyous celebration of the remarkable achievements and bright futures that await our esteemed graduates as they move forward leading lives of leadership and service.
The class of 2023 stood united as they bid farewell to their high school years, ready to embark on new and exciting journeys. This year’s Valedictorian, Mikaela Columna, captivated the audience with her heartfelt speech. Mikaela, a brilliant scholar, will be attending the prestigious University of Santo Tomas, in Manila Philippines, to pursue her dreams further. Her exceptional academic accomplishments and unwavering dedication have made her a true inspiration to her peers.
We also extend our heartfelt congratulations to Diana Gonzalez, the Salutatorian of this exceptional class. Diana’s remarkable achievements have earned her a place at Wake Forest University, where we know she will continue to excel academically. We have no doubt that Diana will continue to make Holy Trinity proud in her future endeavors.
The class of 2023 has achieved something truly remarkable. They have been awarded a staggering $9 million in scholarships, a testament to their exceptional academic prowess, dedication, and hard work. These scholarships will provide them with the opportunity to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact on the world.
At the graduation ceremony, we welcomed our very own Brother James Van Dyke as our esteemed guest speaker. Brother James’ insightful words resonated deeply with the graduates, inspiring them to remain committed to their Holy Cross values and strive for excellence in all aspects of their lives. His words of wisdom will undoubtedly stay with them as they move on from 1443 W Division Street.
It is with great pride that we announce that the class of 2023 achieved a remarkable feat—a 100% graduation rate. This milestone is a testament to the unwavering support and guidance provided by our dedicated faculty and staff, as well as the hard work and determination of the graduates themselves. We are incredibly proud of each and every one of them.
During the ceremony, a beautiful prayer was recited in six different languages, representing the diverse backgrounds of the graduating class. This moving tribute not only showcased the unity of the class but also celebrated the rich cultural tapestry that makes Holy Trinity High School such a vibrant and inclusive community.
As we bid farewell to the class of 2023, we have no doubt that they will carry the values instilled within them during their time at Holy Trinity High School. They are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and character to make a profound difference in their respective communities and beyond.
We extend our warmest congratulations once again to Mikaela Columna, Diana Gonzalez, and the entire graduating Class of 2023. May their futures be filled with boundless opportunities, continued success, and the courage to see and the competence to act.