On June 6, the Academy of Saint Elizabeth celebrated the graduation of 35 students representing 19 New Jersey municipalities. The Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Molly McKenna of Byram Township; the class Salutatorian is Lauren Iskander of West Orange.
The Commencement Address was delivered by AOSE alumna Robin Deehan ‘06. Robin is a sports multimedia journalist at News 12 New Jersey. She earned a Master’s degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. She earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from The College of New Jersey, where she served as captain of the nationally-ranked women’s lacrosse team.
Established in 1860, the Academy of Saint Elizabeth is the oldest all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. The school’s first commencement exercises were held in 1865. Today, the Academy shares its 200-acre campus with Saint Elizabeth University, founded in 1899. As the school marks 161 years in the community, it continues to excel at educating young women for 21st-century scholarship, leadership, and service