Preferred Option for College
St. Mary's commitment is to assure our students their preferred option for college. St. Mary’s graduates have been accepted by post-graduate schools, colleges and universities nationwide! Where will St. Mary's take you?

St. Mary's Class of 2020 Valedictorian Michelle Callahan '21
Northeastern University

St. Mary's Class of 2020 Salutatorian Emily Santos '21
Brown University

St. Mary's alumni Jack King '66 and his wife Mary King '67 visited campus on Tuesday, May 18 to visit the brand new King Family Guidance Office for their first time. While visiting, they were able to sit down with some of our current students to discuss the benefits of the St. Mary's Guidance Office when preparing for college.

Below is a short clip of their visit.

Class of 2021 College Acceptance Highlights

For the past seven consecutive summers, Thiago had committed five of his weeks to attending the Ron Burton Training Village. The influence of Ron Burton Camp, on top of his journey at St. Mary's had prepared him in many ways which led to great accomplishments when applying to colleges.

Thiago was awarded the Ronald E. Burton Scholarship, a prestigious and private scholarship that amounts to almost a full ride to Stonehill College. In addition, he received the highly selective Yawkey Scholarship.

The very talent Amanda Mena '21 received an early acceptance to her first choice school, Berklee College of Music in Boston. She will major in performance and Voice as her declared principal instrument. Through this program as a vocalist, Amanda will expand her knowledge, skills and concepts over the next four years. We look forward to seeing Amanda's singing talent grow and strengthen at Berklee College of Music.

Zachary Cummings '21 will be attending Tufts University in the fall and will be majoring in Political Science.

He was also accepted into Clemson University and Georgia University.

Zach has so much passion and ambition. He will do great things in his future and St. Mary's will miss him!

Emily Santos '21 is a rare type student. From the day she walked onto St. Mary's campus she knew she wanted to attend medical school. 

With the support and assistance from her family and Spartan community, that goal has become a reality as she opened her Brown University acceptance letter.

Emily was accepted into Brown University's Program in Liberal Medical Education, which combines undergraduate education and professional studies in medicine in a single eight-year program. The Program in Liberal Medical Education is the only combined baccalaureate-MD program in the Ivy League, and a major route of admission to the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

This program is extremely competitive with only a 2% acceptance rate, making Emily one out of eighty-two students to be accepted into this specific program at Brown University.

After submitting applications, Kiara Wynder '21 had been accepted to Wentworth, Umass Boston, Umass Lowell, Merrimack College and interviewed for Harvard.

She received the Faber Scholarship from Holy Cross, a new, full tuition scholarship, given for exemplary leadership and academic excellence.

Kiara plans to major in computer science with hopes of becoming a software engineer.

In the fall, Chris Rincon '21 will be attending Merrimack College majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He is the St. Mary's recipient of the O'Brien Scholarship! The James W. O’Brien Foundation Scholarship is a fully funded tuition, room and board at Merrimack for Lynn scholars for a 5-year period. The scholarship program will begin this fall and Chris is one out of a few students that were selected.

Faith Wardwell '21 will be attending The George Washington University in Washington D.C. majoring in Journalism and Mass Communication. Faith is a brilliant writer/journalist and is the Editor of the St. Mary's online school publication, The Tremont Tribune.

GWU awarded Faith a Presidential Scholarship as well as the University and Alumni Award.

She was also accepted into Northeastern University, Boston University, Fordham University, Emerson College, Suffolk University, Ithaca College, and Seton Hall University.

In the fall, Susannah Cornell '21 will be attending Wesleyan University majoring in Political Science and Government. She looks forward to joining Wesleyan's student government and playing club soccer.

Susannah has been a student at St. Mary's since 6th grade and has always been a well rounded, school-spirited Spartan.

Class of 2021 Athletic Commitments will be posted soon. Stay tuned!

Class of 2020 College Acceptance Highlights

One star of the Class of 2020 was Lily McGuirk who upped her game in the classroom and landed at Clemson.

Talia Smaller was a super student and softball player. Now she is a member of the team at Johnson and Wales.

Luke Sargent played hockey and golf at St. Mary’s and now tees it up Nichols College.

Kelsey Sullivan co-captained hockey and lacrosse at St. Mary’s and became an eagle at Boston College.

Lily Guerrette had eyes for Boston University and found herself as a Terrier for the fall 2020. Lily has decided to study computer science at the university and get involved in their offered clubs such as the women in computer science club. She even has expressed interest in picking up a new hobby, figure skating. Boston University honored Lily with the Richard D. Cohen Scholarship. Lily said that the "rigorous academics at St. Mary's" really challenged her to push and prepare her for college.”

Moon Yang was such a talented artist and brought her talents to the School of Art Institute of Chicago.

Zoe Solomons found a new home on the ice at the University of Southern Maine.

Gabriela Diaz Martinez knew she wanted to continue her soccer talent in college, and early on had secured a spot on the team at Wheaton College.

Ellie Psihogios is a passionate writer and contributor to the school blog, an active member of the SMH book club and co-founder of Spartan's for a Change. Ellie earned admission to her top choice, Boston University and is looking forward to impacting the world by earning a BU law degree.

Thalia Chaves ‘20 was accepted into her first choice school, Boston College. While planning to study political science at Boston College, Thalia is looking forward to joining the BC running club.

Mackenzie Cutillo's active role in the community and love for creating connections, fostered through her involvement with the mentor program and yearbook club, will hit a new level as she pursues a Biology degree from Merrimack College.

At the heart of volunteerism and change, you'll find Erin Powers. Erin has volunteered with Massachusetts Coalition for the homeless, Rachel’s challenge, Hunger for Justice and co-founded the SMH club Spartan's for a Change. Erin is elated to share her admission to her dream institute, Georgetown University where she will continue earning academic recognition, build her diplomacy and contribute to the athletic community.

Owen Maguire will continue to pave his path from St. Mary's onto Northeastern University. 

Titamah was accepted into the Northeastern Khoury College of Computer Science and was awarded the Honor's Program Merit Scholarship. She was also accepted into Wentworth, WPI and UMass Boston, Northeastern being her first choice. Titamah stated, "My time as a Spartan has played a critical role in preparing me for this step. St. Mary's has provided me with an environment in which I could freely explore myself. Here I gained confidence. St. Mary's has given me a great foundation to build upon at Northeastern."

Marissa's first choice was also Northeastern and was accepted into their College of Engineering. In addition, she was accepted to Wentworth and Fairfield. Marissa stated, "I have become a strong leader and more outgoing person through the various extra curricular opportunities I was able to participate in at St. Mary's. These opportunities have built these necessary skills I can proudly use as I continue my education at Northeastern

The Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be welcoming Senior Caroline Ball '20 this Fall 2020. Caroline plans on majoring in Computer Science with a concentration in Bioinformatics. She has also been accepted to the Dance program and will double major with a BA in dance education. While at the UMass Amherst campus, this Spartan is interested in joining the student government association.

Matthew Gallego decided to attend Suffolk University, majoring in Entrepreneurship and minoring in Real Estate. Suffolk being Matthew's first choice, also awarded him a Merit Scholarship. The hands-on experience that Matthew received throughout high school help him get to this step. "I've developed qualities like being responsible with my work, how to efficiently work with other students and teachers and maintain good study habits."

Class of 2021 Matriculation

American International College
Assumption College      
Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Boston University
Brown University
College of the Holy Cross
Dalhousie University, Canada
Endicott College
Framingham State University
George Washington University
Howard University
Johnson and Wales University 
Mass. Colleges of Pharmacy/Sciences
Merrimack College
Michigan State University
Nichols College
Northeastern University
Ohio State University
Regis College
Roger Williams University
Sacred Heart University
Salem State University
Simmons University
Southern New Hampshire University
St. Anselm College
St. Michael’s College
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
Tilton School
Tufts University
United States Army
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Connecticut
University of Massachusetts,
University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of Rhode Island
University of Tampa
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wesleyan University