ASBURY PARK – Sisters Academy of New Jersey on June 13 graduated 16 students in its Class of 2012.
The graduates spent four years at Sisters Academy sharpening their scholastic skills and broadening their intellectual horizons. The students will further their education at Red Bank Catholic High School, St. Rose High School and local public schools. The class received more than $715,000 in scholarships to attend high school.
Two students achieved special honors this year earning full scholarships to prestigious private high schools. Leslie Mayeregger earned a full four-year scholarship, estimated at $200,000, to attend The George School in Newtown, Pa., and Withney Barthelemy earned a full four-year scholarship estimated at $225,000 to Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pa.
The support and guidance of Erin Croddick Avery of Avery Educational Resources of Rumson and Patricia Horan of Sea Girt were instrumental in assisting the students navigate the educational waters of boarding school. Both women’s vast expertise in the educational field was essential to the students’ success.
Sisters Academy of New Jersey is an independent middle school for girls and a program of Mercy Center of New Jersey that is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy. Additional information is available by visiting www.Mercy CenterNJ.org or by calling 732-774-9397.