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MSJ celebrated its 126th commencement

2013 graduates received an average of nearly $100,000 in college aid

RUTLAND - Mount Saint Joseph Academy's 126th commencement exercises took place on Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. at St. Peter's Church on Convent Avenue in Rutland.

The MSJ class of 2013 has won numerous accolades. There are 22 graduates this year. They have received a total of over $2.1 million dollars in college scholarships and awards.

The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Burlington, presided over the ceremony. The Valedictorian, Leonard Wing Bartenstein, will be recognized, along with the Salutatorian, Matthew Thomas Sanborn. The Class of 1963 will receive their Golden Diplomas at the Commencement ceremony from Andrew Costello, Esq. (MSJ '95) Chairman of the MSJ School Board.

Mount Saint Joseph Academy is a college preparatory Catholic high school located at 127 Convent Ave., Rutland, Vt, specializing in educating the mind and spirit for more than a century. MSJ's tradition of academic excellence in the Rutland region dates back to its founding by the Sisters of Saint Joseph in 1882. For more info visit www.msjvermont.org.