Graduation 2022

The Class of 2022 earned over $21,200,000 in scholarship awards.

Please see the list of college acceptances for the Class of 2022 here.

Valedictorian - Adrianna Melina Monzon-Osorio

Adrianna joined The Academy of the Holy Cross from St. Mary of the Mills in Laurel, Maryland. As a Sancta Crux Scholar, Adrianna set the bar high before beginning her freshman year and maintained the rigor and intensity as a Madaleva Scholar and taking Honors, Advanced Placement and Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment courses. 

Adrianna’s hard work was rewarded with membership in the National Honor Society and the National Science Honor Society, of which she served as Secretary. Her continued passion for learning resulted in a passion for Economics, Science and Spanish. She was the 2021 recipient of the Congressman Jamie Raskin Latina Excellence Award and the Randolph College Book Award. 

Adrianna’s proved her commitment to community as she served and directed numerous extracurriculars. As Co-President of the Spanish Club, she collaborated and presented for Hispanic Heritage Month. Adrianna’s athletic skill was demonstrated as the Captain of the Holy Cross soccer team, for which she received All-WCAC Honorable Mention, Captain of her club soccer team (Maryland Montgomery Rush), and as Captain of Holy Cross’ Bocce Team. In her co-curricular activities she was able to raise funds and awareness of such organizations as Breast Cancer Awareness, Little Sisters of the Poor, and So Others Might Eat (SOME). 

Her faith was further embraced as a member of Resurrection Church in Burtonsville, Maryland. 

Adrianna will attend Georgetown University and hopes to major in Biology with a focus on Global Health and intends to minor in Spanish.

Salutatorian - Anna Marie Avila

Anna finished middle school at Rosa Parks Middle School in Olney, Maryland. She joined The Academy of the Holy Cross as a Sancta Crux Scholar, and later became a Madaleva Scholar. She found her home in the science, and Project Lead the Way engineering classrooms. Anna accepted and managed rigor in many Honors, Advanced Placement and Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment courses. 

Anna was acknowledged for her hard work and dedication with membership in the National Honors Society, Science National Honor Society and Environmental Club. For two years, she served as the Co-Captain of robotics team, which allowed Anna to address real-world challenges, while also managing a comprehensive team addressing the design and business aspects of such an organization. 

Success on the athletic field is evidenced by Anna’s acknowledgement at the high school level as well as club and private participation. Anna was a member of the 2018 and 2019 All-WCAC First Team Cross Country Team, and an Honorable Mention of 2019 All-Metropolitan Cross Country Team. The Montgomery County Road Runner Club recognized Anna as the 2022 Outstanding High School Runner.

Anna is a member of the St. Peter’s Church in Olney, Maryland, where she serves as an altar server and Vacation Bible School counselor. She also volunteers at a local assisted-living home.

Anna will be running Cross Country and Track at Case Western Reserve University where she also plans to study biomedical engineering.

The Cardinal's Award for Catholic Citizenship

Claire Ramos Deausen

Sister Grace Award

Isabella Marie Pla
Catherine Mary Rizzo

St. André Bessette Citizenship Award

Mercy Agyapoma Asamoah
Megan Colleen Steele

Spes Unica Award

Raquel Leigh Bowman
Marina Ann Buziak

The Sisters of the Holy Cross Award

Christine Hoa Lien Nguyen

Madeleva Scholars

Madison Jean Akers
Anna Marie Avila
Raquel Leigh Bowman
Sydney Elizabeth Branch
Ella Katherine Burke
Marina Ann Buziak*
Hannah Marie Cameron*
Brennan Elizabeth Flynn*
Tess Boulay Gardner*
Michelle Katelyn Gawlik
Makayla Nicole Gladden
Julianna Shannon Erin Gray
Nicole Camille Ionata
Elizabeth Nina Itskovich
Megan Amanda Loupe*
Laura Marra
Adrianna Melina Monzon-Osorio*
Catherine Mary Rizzo*
Megan Colleen Steele*
Riana Tadonki

* with Distinction

Gillespie STEM Scholars

Raquel Leigh Bowman
Caroline Elisabeth Killian
 

Sancta Crux Scholars

Madison Jean Akers
Anna Marie Avila
Tess Elisabeth Boone
Raquel Leigh Bowman
Sydney Elizabeth Branch
Angelica Marie Curit Braswell
Marina Ann Buziak
Hannah Marie Cameron
Brennan Elizabeth Flynn
Tess Boulay Gardner
Makayla Nicole Gladden
Elizabeth Nina Itskovich
Caroline Elisabeth Killian
Margaret Anne McIntyre
Erin McLaughlin
Colleen June McNulty
Emilia Elizabeth Moberg
Adrianna Melina Monzon-Osorio
Christine Hoa Lien Nguyen
Nora Jane Pottker
Megan Colleen Steele
Riana Tadonki
Adaugo Vivian Umeh

National Merit Commended Scholar

Florence June Sandbloom

AP Scholars

Raquel Leigh Bowman
Ella Katherine Burke
Tess Boulay Gardner
Julianna Shannon Erin Gray
Isabella Belfiore Hollcraft
Margaret Anne McIntyre
Adrianna Melina Monzon-Osorio
Abigail Taylor Moon
Adaugo Vivian Umeh

AP Scholar with Honor

Anna Marie Avila
Landry Hays Kimball
Emilia Elizabeth Moberg
Florence June Sandbloom
Evelyn Candice Young

National Honor Society

Madison Jean Akers
Mercy Agyapoma Asamoah
Anna Marie Avila
Raquel Leigh Bowman
Sydney Elizabeth Branch
Angelica Marie Curit Braswell
Ella Katherine Burke
Marina Ann Buziak
Brianna Diane Byrd
Hannah Marie Cameron
Charlotte Elizabeth Covell
Claire Ramos Deausen
Cheyenne Nama DeGross
Anna Elizabeth DeMino
Stella Margaret Drager
Brennan Elizabeth Flynn
Tess Boulay Gardner
Michelle Katelyn Gawlik
Makayla Nicole Gladden
Julianna Shannon Erin Gray
Nicole Camille Ionata
Bridget Elizabeth Junghans
Landry Hays Kimball
Skylar Rae Lewis
Megan Jane Locraft
Megan Amanda Loupe
Hannah Victoria Luib
Laura Marra
Margaret Anne McIntyre
Erin McLaughlin
Emilia Elizabeth Moberg
Adrianna Melina Monzon-Osorio
Christine Hoa Lien Nguyen
Nana Korantemaa Owusu-Koranteng
Isabella Pineda
Isabella Marie Pla
Gabriela Elizabeth Ramirez
Catherine Mary Rizzo
Caleigh Elisabeth Rose
Florence June Sandbloom
Sophia Marie Skinner
Megan Colleen Steele
Adaugo Vivian Umeh
Blain G. Yohannes
Evelyn Candice Young