CALDWELL, NJ — Seven West Orange students were among the 74 young women who graduated from Mount St. Dominic Academy at its 123rd annual commencement ceremony in Caldwell.
The seven graduates included Carissa Dorval, KeShea Brown, Natalie Heurtelou, Christina Gupta, Paola Amato, Makenzi Patterson and Milla Goss, who will be attending Quinnipiac University, Delaware State University, Boston University, University of Rhode Island, Seton Hall University, University of Pittsburgh and Ohio University, respectively.
The Class of 2018 had a 100-percent college acceptance rate, and its students were accepted into 141 schools. The students were also awarded more than $17.2 million in scholarships and grants.
Mount St. Dominic Academy, established by the Sisters of St. Dominic in Caldwell, New Jersey, is a Catholic college preparatory school, dedicated to the education of young women from a variety of ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. Since 1892, The Mount has been empowering young women in the Dominican tradition.