in Needham graduated 63 students at its 68th Commencement Exercises on Thursday, June 7.
Immaculée Ilibagiza, 1994 Rwandan genocide survivor and author, delivered the commencement address.
Sean M. Frazette of Franklin was this year’s salutatorian and John L. Donovan III of Wellesley was the valedictorian.
Headmaster William L. Burke III presented the diplomas to the graduates at a ceremony held in .
The following Needham residents received diplomas:
- Peter J. Cimini, son of Jeff and Anne, will be attending Bowdoin College. He received the St. Sebastian’s Scholar Award.
- Daniel J. Conley Jr., son of Dan and Margot, will be attending Villanova University.
- James S. Hilton, son of Fred and Judy, will be attending Providence College.
- Mark E. Lane, son of Cheryl Gosmon, will be attending Emerson College. He received the Robert S. Gilligan Award.
- Daniel J. O'Regan, son of Tom and Claudia, will be attending Boston University
- Ryan A. Sanderson, son of Derek and Nancy, will be attending Bowdoin College. He received the St. Sebastian’s Scholar Award.
- Curtis K. Yandow, son of Willie and Julie, will be attending Syracuse University. He received the St. Sebastian’s Scholar Award.