Graduates – Class of 2018

Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2018, we are proud of you!  As you journey along your path outside of HPS, continue to do your best.  Be safe, be kind, be proud of who you are and your Holyoke roots. Be generous with your time and talents and help those in need.  You have so much to offer the world! Wishing you all the best as you continue on your various pathways – to college, career, and military service.  Look for video coverage of these ceremonies on our district Facebook page next week.

Congratulations to the class of 2018 valedictorians (Perryne Vega, HHS, and Kiara Gonzalez, Dean) and salutatorians (Connor Norton, HHS, and Angel Martinez Lopez, Dean).  

Wm. J. Dean Technical High School Graduates

William J. Dean Technical High School (Dean) seniors share that they will be attending college next year and have been accepted to such universities as Westfield State, American International College,  Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, Bay Path College, and Elms College. Students graduating from Dean, in addition to receiving their high school diploma, receive a Certificate of Proficiency from their Chapter 74 Career and Technical program.  This certificate has opened the door to gainful employment and many students will be entering the workforce directly. Other students have enlisted in the military to serve our country. Below are the members of the Class of 2018.

Auto Collision Technology – Felipe Cintron, Josmel Cruz, Chaquina Douchette, Jose Garcia, Luis Gonzalez , Miguel Gutierrez, Luis Laiz Santos, Jose Martinez, Luis Melendez, Alfredo Rivera Montalvo, Saul Torres; Carpentry – Matthew Christian Schroeck, Emanuel Jose Rosario-Delgado; Cosmetology – Yamilitza Brito, Kimberly Ann Martinez, Crystal Lee Montanez, Nekisha Rodriguez; Culinary Arts – Neshly-Ann Acevedo, Coralys Benitez-Lopez , Jeremy Cintron, Coral Michelle Diaz-Rosado, Gianina Gonzalez, Kiara E. Gonzalez-Pereira*, Kimberly Michelle Guzman*, Michael Navarro, Frances Pérez*, Xavier M. Ramos, Exavier Jovan Ramos, Bryan Alexis Serrano Torres, Ashley Nicole Vazquez; Diesel Technology – Jarad W. Seery, Edwin M. Ortiz Martinez, Jean C. Feliciano , Ashley A. Berrios; Electrical Shop – Victor Colon, Francisco Marrero, Travis Ayala, Daraymond Luciano; Health Assisting Students – Lirian Colón Martinez , Nashaly Concepcion, Iris Fontánez-Rivera, Angel Martínez López , Dannysha Medina Mendez, Kitiana Morales; Precision Manufacturing – Alexis Baez, Gabriel Calderon*, Jose Daniel Colón*, Jose Miguel Trujillo Jr.;  Programming and Web – Fredrick M. Brueshaber, Damian A. Ramos, Jose A. Rosario-Delgado; Opportunity Academy – Micheal Vargas Diaz, Bianca Laguna, Nyasia Morales, Genesis Ramos, Tatiana Rivera, Paola Rohena Pérez, Kaysea Russo, Sacha Santiago, Yasiri Valentin; Transitions Academy – Adam Nadeau.

* Also graduating with a Graphic Communication certificate.

Holyoke High School Graduates

Holyoke High School (HHS) seniors who have attended exit interviews with guidance counselors, report that they will be attending college at Amherst College, Brandeis University, College of the Holy Cross,  George Washington University, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke, Smith College, Providence College, Springfield College, University of Massachusetts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Westfield State University, Western New England University, Holyoke Community College, and many other fine private and public colleges and universities in Massachusetts and beyond!  Five percent of graduates will begin their service with the United States Armed Forces.

Lillian Melendez, Nashali Acosta Rosario, Angelique Ascioti, Joraima Brigantty Davila, John Corchado Cruz, Angel Cruz, Louis Diaz, Joseph Evborokhai, Julissa Febus Reyes, Alondra Filippi Rivera, Izander Flores, Angel Gonzalez, Joshua Goudreau, Celimar Hernandez, Jessmarie Hernandez, Hakeem Luna, Luz Pagan, Nayeles Rodriguez, Maxsuel Rondon Inoa, Jesus Santiago Baez, Migdaliz Sepulveda Vega, Nicholas Smith, Lynn Volcy, Giovanni Cruz, Waleska Ortiz Aponte, Noah Rodriguez, Carlos Serrano-Roque, Yolanda Trujillo, Iraliz Suarez, Evan Ortiz, Hector Abreu Mota, Exavier Adorno, Will Agron, Marykate Albert, Abner Aldarondo, Izabel Alicea, Emelymary Almonte, Adela Alvarez, Edward Anderson, Robert Anderson, Michael Arcott, Ernesto Aulet, Seirra Bacchus, Megan Beaudry, Alyssa Bellefeuille, Karina Benitez, Kyle Berthiaume, Matthew Bieg, Derek Birriel, Marie Brazeau, Siobhan Brennan, Allison Bresnahan, Daniel Brown, Alberto Burgos, Stella Cabrera, Patrick Cadigan, Beckylee Camacho, Gabriel Camacho, Giovanni Carrasquillo, Oscar Castro Quinones, Joseph Cavanaugh, Nathalie Chavez, Natalie Clayton, Nathalie Collazo, Antonio Colon, Nathan Colon, Roberto Colon, Jensy Colon Rodriguez, Isabella Courchesne, Krystal Crespo Feliciano, Emily Cristofolini, Austin Crowley, Avyanna Cruz, Genesis Cruz, Hennesie Cruz, Ivonne Cruz, Marie Cruz, Xavier Cruz, Jeremy Cruz Reyes, Joseph D’Addario, James D’Ordine, A’Knesha Davis-Darkwah, Richard De Jesus, Fabiola De Jesus Cartagena, Geraldy De Leon, Kylie Desmarais, Myriam Diaz, Vianca Diaz, Wendy Diaz, William Drohan III, Madelyn Duggan, Ethan Dupont, Stephanie Duque, Summer Dwight, Nathaniel Ernst, Jan Estrada Ortiz, Joshua Fernandez, Marc Fernandez, Alexander Figueroa, Natalie Figueroa, Lexi Flanagan, Debra Fling, Thomas Fournier, Jaylin Franco, Angelica Galarza, Amarellis Garcia, Natalia Garcia, Victor Garcia, Raymond Garcia-Brito, Alivia Gjekaj, Asa Glucksman, Tyler Godet, Gregory Gomez, Kevin Gonell, Amanda Gonzalez, Derek Gonzalez, Vianca Gonzalez, Rubi Gonzalez Perez, Rubi Gonzalez Perez, Brianna Guay, Darlyn Gutierrez, Timothy Hansen, Naomi Heredia, Aliyah Hildigunnarsson, James Hobert III, Cassidy Hrasna, Alyze Huertas, Judea Johnson, Daeshawn Jones, Troy Kadlewicz, Neelie Kaifer, Aidan Kane, Emma Kane, Vanessa Kane, Catherine Keane, Martin Keane, Nolan Keane, Kevin King, Desirae Krasin, John Kraus, Kayla LaFortune, Shiana LaPorte, Ashley Laporte Walter, Michael Laramee, Dylan Lasante, Owen Lavelle, Kassidy Lawrence, John Le Blanc, Shelby Lear, Natasha Lively, Emma Lollar, Isaiah Lopez, Viviana Lopez, Christopher Lora, Yesenia Lorenzo, Jose Luciano, Izaien Lugo, Alex Luna Torres, Alexis Maldonado, Samuel Martin, Margaret McAndrew, Emily McGuinness, Miranda McKenna, Iradiel Mejia, Jean Montanez Rosa, Diony Morales, Ednisha Morales, Justin Morales, Samuel Moreno, Patrick Morrison, Annalyssa Mulligan, Jack Munroe, Sebastian Murphy, Kayla Nieves, Connor Norton, Jeishca Nunez, Caitlin O’Connor, Meaghan O’Driscoll, John O’Neill, Taryn O’Sullivan, Agapita Ocasio, Gabriel Ochoa, Alexander Ortiz, Bianca Ortiz, Jerry Ortiz, Gabriel Ortiz Irizarry, Samantha Otalvaro, Stephen Pasternak, Ashley Perez, Jason Perez, Maxwell Perez, Millennia Perez, Yailize Perez, Jadiel Perez Roman, Anthony Pirela, Francisco Polanco Ruiz, Alyssa Quinones, Jhoiner Quintero Real, Caitlin Rachmaciej, Steffi Ragoonanan, Joseph Ramirez, Amaris Ramos, Keishia Ramos, Jared Ramraykha, Juan Reyes, Taina Reyes, John Richter, Harold Rios, Mya Rios, Christian Rivera, Eddie Rivera, Felipe Rivera, Lizmarie Rivera, Marian Rivera, Carelyn Rivera Figueroa, Frank Rivera Ortiz, Luis Rivera Rivera, Jan Rivera Torres, Brennen Roberge, Seth Robles, Antoine Rodriguez, Harrison Rodriguez, Johnathan Rodriguez, Synell Rodriguez, Julio Rodriguez Vega, Mayrangelique Rojas De León, Omar Rojas Rosario, Julissa Roldan, Mikayla Roldan, Olga Roman-Pagano, Andrew Romero, Damian Rosado, Michael Rosario, Juan Ruiz Huidobro Asmat, Moises Ruiz Trinidad, Kathleen Sabourin, Gregory Samuels, Natalia Sanchez Rosado, David Sanchez,.Jose Sandoval, Kareena Santiago, Antonio Santos, Kymberly Sepulveda, Minoshkeilee Serrano, Minoshkeilee Serrano, David Shaw, Feroze Sibdhanny, Kevin Singh, Justin Smith-Thomas, Gunnar Soderbaum, Richard Son, John Stevenson, Kristine Swierzewski, Zakary Tardy, Brayan Tavera De Los Rios, Steven Then, Jason Theriault, Angel Torres, Edgardo Torres, Jamar Torres, Justin Torres, Leeann Torres, Zack Valentin Justiniano, Daychaleen Vannatta, Tammy Vargas Martinez, Eliezer Vazquez, Nathan Vazquez, Genesis Vazquez Cordero, Perryne Vega, Margarita Velazco, Kiara Verdejo, Emmanuel Villa, Magdariliz Villanueva-Plaza, Iris Villodas, Matthew Walsh, Ellie Westcott, Leonardo Westry, Frank Wotton IV, Madison Chouinard.

Dean Graduation

Holyoke High School Graduation

Number of students entering various colleges/universities, career, and military service

Colleges and Universities

AIC (9)

Amherst College (1)

Assumption College (1)

Brandeis University (1)

Bridgewater State (1)

Broward College (2)

Bryant University (2)

College of the Holy Cross (1)

Connecticut College (1)

Dean College (1)

Elms (3)

Emmanuel (1)

Endicott College (1)

Fashion Inst Tech (1)

Fitchburg State (1)

Framingham State (5)

Holyoke Community College (HCC)  (109)

Hunter College (1)

Lasell College (1)

Mass. College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) (1)

Mount Holyoke College (2)

New England College (1)

Norwich University (3)

Providence College (1)

Roger Williams (1)

Sacred Heart University (1)

Saint Anselm College (2)

Siena College (1)

Smith College (1)

Springfield College (1)

St. Anselm’s (1)

STCC (21)

The Catholic University of America (1)

The George Washington University (1)

UMASS Amherst (4)

UMASS Lowell (1)

Union College (1)

URI (1)

Utica College (1)

Western New England (8)

Westfield State (13)

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2)

Worcester State University (2)

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Military (32)

Trade/Technical Schools (6)

Transitions Program (6)

Undeclared (30)

Work (51)

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