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Summit's Grace Johnson, Margery Keenan Among Oak Knoll School Upper School 2017 Graduating Class

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Grace Johnson, left, and Margery Keenan. Credits: Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child
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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents Grace Johnson and Margery Keenan were among Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child's Upper School Class of 2017. The pair were part of a group of 67 graduates celebrated at the school's 89th commencement ceremony and -- in keeping with tradition -- donned white gowns and gloves, and carried peach roses. 

Johnson, who will attend Amherst College, is an Oak Knoll “lifer," attending the coed elementary school from kindergarten through grade 6 and then the all-girls middle / high school from grades 7-12.

She was captain of Oak Knoll’s field hockey team, a member of the ice hockey team and co-president of the Knit for the Needy club. Johnson was inducted into the Cum Laude Society and named Scholar Athlete.

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Keenan, who will attend Providence College, attended Oak Knoll for six years, was captain of the varsity swim team, a member of the spring track team, a Campus Ministry representative, Bridges Outreach volunteer and Sacred Heart Camp volunteer.

Outside of Oak Knoll. she was a national team member of the YMCA Summit Seals and Sea Girt Beach lifeguard. She was named Most Outstanding Swimmer and Most Valuable Swimmer. She was a 4x100 relay winner in the Prep School Tournament and won second place in the Prep School 200 free.

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