Over the last few weeks, 6,200 seniors graduated from 51 Catholic high schools across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. About 99 percent of the graduates have been accepted into a college or university, according to statistics from the Department of Catholic Schools. 

We celebrate these students and all that they have accomplished, and we look forward to seeing what they do with the gifts they’ve been given. 

Here are a few moments captured at graduation ceremonies from schools around the archdiocese.

Philip Smith gives his salutatorian speech to his classmates and their families at St. Anthony High School’s graduation ceremony on June 2. Smith is an avid golfer, and led the school’s team to victory at the Camino Real League Individual Tournament this year. JOHN MALVAEZ
The St. Joseph High School graduates of 2018 stand and salute during their commencement exercises. The school’s senior women were accepted to more than 120 colleges and universities across the country. ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL
Salutatorian Enrique Castellon-Davis addresses fellow graduates on May 31. Castellon-Davis will enter the Naval Academy at the end of June. ALEX FERNANDEZ / LIFETOUCH
Two seniors from St. Genevieve High School process in with the cross during the 2018 graduation Mass. St. Genevieve’s commencement exercises were held on May 18. SAINT GENEVIEVE HIGH SCHOOL
A graduate from Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance poses with his diploma on May 25. The ceremony was Rosemary Libbon’s last as principal after more than 20 years at the school. BISHOP MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL

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