NDA Announces 2nd Quarter Highest & First Honors Students

“Ensuring that our students are well prepared for college and beyond is a priority focus at the Upper School.  Rigorous academics, small class sizes and personalized supports help our students succeed at the highest level,” said Dr. Vittoria Pacifico, Academy of Notre Dame Head of School.  “We are so proud of these scholars for their commitment to their learning.”

Dr. Pacifico went on to note that historically students at the Academy consistently score higher than state and national averages on the SAT, ACT and AP exams.

The following students were awarded Highest Honors for the second quarter:

Highest Honors Grade 9:

Melissa Badendieck, Tyngsboro, MA

Elisa Dzuong, North Billerica, MA

Farida Elghamrawy, Nashua, NH

Natalie Foy, Amherst, NH

Emma Juskalian, Groton, MA

Virginia Martin, Ayer, MA

Ashley Shemchuk, Dracut MA

First Honors Grade 9:

Margaret Barker, Nashua, NH

Gabrielle Hardy, Billerica, MA

Emily Hidalgo, Lawrence, MA

Annalise Stangroom, Lowell, MA


Highest Honors Grade 10:

Lisa Aboagye-Kodjoe, Lowell, MA

Stephanie Bradley, Dracut, MA

Grace DelaRosa, Pelham, NH

Ella French, Groton, MA

Sofia Friedl, Tyngsborough, MA

Abigail Golden, Lowell, MA

Maya Hardy, Billerica, MA

Sarah Houston, Nashua, NH

Emma O’Gorman, North Andover, MA

Maya O’Gorman, North Andover, MA

Katherine Vieira, Billerica, MA

Shutong Zhang, North Chelmsford, MA

First Honors Grade 10:

Catherine Johnson, Pelham, NH

Katharine McNamee, Lowell, MA

Samantha Sheehan, Chelmsford, MA


Highest Honors Grade 11:

Sydney Bradley, Billerica, MA

Krishna Patel, Dracut, MA

First Honors Grade 11:

Sophia Jean, Nashua, NH

Ishani Patel, Dracut, MA

Angela Tarantino, Pepperell, MA

Emily Trullo-Lavelle, Stoneham, MA

Madeline Walent, Dunstable, MA

Luying Zhou, Lowell, MA



Highest Honors Grade 12:

Molly Berard, Lowell, MA

Aleah DuBois, Nashua, NH

Yajie Jin, Nashua, NH

Nora Leach, Groton, MA

Martina Maximovich, Lowell, MA

Hannah McLeod, Tewksbury, MA

Ayana Nangle, Lowell, MA

Thaonguyen Nguyen, Lowell, MA

Rhea Patel, Dracut, MA

Lana Sukkar, Merrimack, NH

Danielle Wuerdeman, Hollis, MA

First Honors Grade 12

Olivia Gavlak, Hudson, MA