Notre Dame Class of 2009 celebrates graduation

CROWLEY – With hosts of family and friends in attendance, one hundred eight young men and women were graduated from Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish on Friday, May 15, 2009.

The graduates began their honored day with an 8:30 a.m. Mass in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Church Point. Father Gary Schexnayder, Notre Dame’s Chancellor, was the main celebrant and homilist.

Immediately following the Mass, awards and scholarships were presented.

At 7 p.m., the graduates came together for the final time at our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church for Commencement Exercises. William Taylor Nickel delivered the Valedictory Address.

The Catholic Action Awards, Notre Dame’s most prestigious awards, were presented to the outstanding boy and girl displaying qualities of leadership, service to community and church and Christian attitude toward all they meet. The recipients, voted on by their classmates, were Brittany Lynn David, daughter of Carl and Jeanette David of Church Point and Robert Thomas Johnson, son of Albert and Bonnie Johnson of Rayne.

A special tribute was paid to Mr. Stephen Lambousy, the 2009 inductee into the Notre Dame High School Shoe of Fame.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of diplomas to the graduates by Fr. William Ruskoski, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne to the following: Kyle Joseph Abshire, Emily Ann Arceneaux, William Michael Artall, Austin Lee Bailey, Brock Barlow, Drake Charles Benoit, Amelia Margaret Bertrand, Jordan Michael Bertrand, Brittany Antoinette Bordelon, Paige Elizabeth Bouillion, Peter Hans Bourgeois, Anna Frances Brown, Jordan Blake Comeaux, Lane Jordan Cradeur, Kortney Blaire Credeur, Seth Jonathan Daigle, Brittany Lynn David, Guy Matthew David, Jr., Danielle Marie Didier, Amber Logan Domingue, Claire Marie Dore, Justin David Doucet, Megan Elizabeth Doucet, Dakota Laci Dupont, Samuel Robert Epps, Megan Elizabeth Faul, Ellen Elise Faulk, Kerri Rae Faulk, Hobie Cameron Fluitt, Madeline Annie Foreman, Hunter Myles Forestier, Jane Elizabeth Frank, Seth Everet Fruge, Theodore Constaninus Gall, Bryant Paul Gilbert, Dylan Kain Gonzales, Jordan Keith Gossen, Leah Elizabeth Gossen, John Philip Graf, Dustin James Guidry, Latisha Monique Guidry, Rebecca Anne Guidry, Patrick Colllin Hale, Courtney Paige Hebert, Jessica Lang Hebert, Mariah Paige Hebert, Sarah Rose Helo, Megan Elizabeth Hensgens, Stephanie Marie Herpin, Dusty John Hoffpauer, Anthony John Hoffpauir, Hunter Michael Holland, Jack Thomas Hundley, Robert Thomas Johnson, Anthony Lee Klorer, Phillip Michael LeBlanc, Kyla Joy Lemaire, Alyssa Jade Marks, Heather Nicole Martin, Elizabeth Dawn Matt, Chelsea Elizabeth Meaux, Jade Lane Meaux, Adam John Meche, Catherine Alyse Menard, Katie Marie Menard, Britney Rae Miller, Lindsey Nicole Miller, Brittany Kay Morgan, John Woodley Nickel, William Taylor Nickel, Jacob Andrew Nugier, Chance Christian Oustalet, Casey Jon Petitjean, Jourdan Layne Petry, Lynsey Alyce Petry, Kelli Resi Pinac, Molly Marie Prevost, Lindsey Renee Reed, Christopher Noel Reese, Jr., Cristin Nicole Reese, Joshua Frank Reiners, Courtney Anne Richard, Jeanne Claire Robichaux, Tyler Scott Robichaux, Tyler Andrew Rogers, Charles, Andrew Ropp, Laina Monique Sarver, Robert Michael Sarver, Matthew Lucien Savoie, Megan Marie Savoy, Ryan Joseph Savoy, Michael Anthony Simoneaux, Scott Anthony Simoneaux, Jantz Joseph Sloane, Dillan Michael Smith, Matthew Joubert Soileau, Bryant James Stark, Lauren Elizabeth Stefanski, Ann Marie Stoma, Harvey Trevor Stoma, Alexandra Blane Thibodeaux, Andre Paul Trahan, Anne Catherine Venable, Amy Lynn Walton, Nicholas Bradford Ware, Hope Elizabeth Watson, Tegan Klair Wright and Nicholas Aaron Zaunbrecher.

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