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Good news from Times 2 Academy:

Above, Crusade Advisor Dwayne Clement and Times 2 Academy executive director Dr. Rudolph A. Moseley pose with Crusaders who received second quarter High Honors. They earned straight A’s in all of their classes. From left are Griselys Mena, 10th grade; Alisha Toribio, 10th grade; Jarel Marcelin, 9th grade; Amelia Reyes, 9th grade; Dwayne Clement; and Dr. Moseley.

Crusaders from Times2 also shone at the 2016 RI Science & Engineering Fair. Alisha Toribio, a sophomore, won a $4,000 renewable scholarship to Rhode Island College. Esther Olugbusi, a senior, won a $1,000 scholarship to CCRI as well as a $100 certificate.

Good news from Shea High School:

Crusade seniors from Shea have a lot to celebrate this spring. Patience Adegboyega, who is valedictorian this year, has been awarded a full scholarship to Brown University. Patience was also recognized as a 2016 Bank of America Student Leader. Ariel and Arianna Davey will be attending Providence College. Vanessa Franco is heading to the University of Maine. Liliana Barros-DeLaCruz was accepted to the University of Rhode Island Talent Development Program. Madaline Moreira will be attending Boston College.

Good news from Central Falls High School

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Above, a group of happy Crusade seniors from Central Falls High School posed for a photo after passing the first round of their portfolio presentations. From left to right are Monica Perez, Jovanny Noriega, Helen Magana, David Zapeta, and Scott Valencia.

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And 8 Crusade juniors from CF High received news that they have been conditionally accepted into Rhode Island College. Above from left to right are Patricia Noble, Celia Perez, Ronny Jimenez Severino, Neliza Centeio, Kassandra Chavez Jose, Cindy Rodriguez, Yan Velasquez, and Linmary DaRosa. Congrats!

Good news from E-Cubed Academy:

Crusade senior Edith Baez was accepted to Barnard College and Columbia University. She received the MLK Scholarship to attend Brandeis University. Other acceptances include St. John’s College and the University of Rhode Island. Edith will attend Columbia on a full scholarship.

Good news from Davies Career Tech High School:

Crusade seniors Avia Payne and Caroline Velasquez were awarded first place at the Prostart state competition in March, where students showcased their skills in culinary arts, hospitality, and management. Avia was accepted to the University of Rhode Island Talent Development Program, and Caroline was accepted to Bryant University, where she intends to transfer after beginning her postsecondary career at CCRI.

Diego Matamoros, another Davies senior, won an automotive competition with his teammates this year and received the highest score in the state on the test that demonstrates knowledge in the automotive field. Diego will attend Johnson & Wales University next fall.

Good news from Hope High School:

Crusade senior Jessica Dough was accepted to Providence College and received the Martin Luther King Scholarship, which covers full tuition. She was also accepted to Rhode Island School of Design. She has decided on RISD.

Good news from Classical High School:

Many Crusaders who are graduating from Classical are going on to postsecondary careers. Here are plans just a few of them have made:

  • Yarisa Diaz was accepted to Northeastern University, Connecticut College, Brandeis University, Brown University, and Smith College. She will attend Brandeis on a full scholarship. Yarisa is also a finalist for a Gates Millennium Scholarship.
  • Rene Colato was accepted to Boston University and Clark University. Rene has decided on Boston University and will spend his first semester in London.
  • Tatiana Torres was accepted to Holy Cross, Rhode Island College, University of Rhode Island, and Roger Williams University. She will attend RIC.
  • Jacqueline Escolastico was accepted to Holy Cross and Boston University and will attend Holy Cross on a large scholarship.
  • Edwin Obispo was accepted to Clark University and Providence College and has decided on PC.

Good news from Central High School

Crusade junior Monica Melgarejo-Melendez has been accepted into a summer institute at Tufts University called Adventures in Veterinary Medicine. She received a full scholarship for the two-week program, which is designed for young people interested in pursuing a veterinary career.

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