ESPERANZA ACADEMY is a tuition-free, independent middle school in the Episcopal tradition welcoming girls of diverse faiths, races and cultures from Lawrence, Massachusetts. Esperanza's mission is to inspire its students to become active learners and responsible global citizens. We empower and prepare our girls to meet challenges with courage, integrity, and respect.
The school is 100% privately funded and relies on the generosity of its donors.
Esperanza Academy Celebrates 2013 Graduates
and High School Graduation of First Alumnae
Graduation is a time to rejoice. This year, Esperanza Academy has twice the cause to celebrate. On the evening of Friday, June 14, the Academy hosted its fifth annual eighth-grade graduation ceremony at Grace Church in Lawrence. Esperanza is also celebrating the high school graduation of its founding class of students. One-hundred percent of the Class of 2009 scheduled to graduate high school this summer.
“We are proud of the Class of 2013 and held a wonderful ceremony celebrating their accomplishment,” said Christopher H. Wilson, Esperanza’s head of school. “Having all of our alumnae from Esperanza’s first class graduating high school this year elevated our graduation festivities. The Class of 2009 has paved a worthy path for all Esperanza alumnae and students to follow. ”
Added Wilson, “This accomplishment is a credit and a testament to an Esperanza Academy education, its faculty, trustees, volunteers and donors, the graduate support program, and the capacity and determination of our first class of alumnae.”
Esperanza Academy proudly presents its eighth-grade graduates, the Class of 2013:
Ariana Manuela Alarcon Francelis Morillo Suarez
Crystal Marie Arias Carrie Ovalles Torres
Pierika Massiel Ayala Paulino Favianet Paulino
Victoria Casado Elaine Ivonne Perez
Yolanda Maribel Cruz Salina Sheila Sahyouni
Maria Magdalena Garcia Ernesha Frances Salcedo
Anairis Lucrecia Gotay Luz Yaritza Taveras
Natalie Irene Lara Jafeline Trinidad
Alexandra Terese Monroy