Boylan Catholic High School will hold its 57th commencement on Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. in the school’s main gym. The Most Reverend David J. Malloy, Bishop of Rockford, will present diplomas to 204 members of the Boylan Class of 2019.

Valedictorian Nicholas Haggestad will give the commencement address. Salutatorian Elisabeth Frost delivered an address during the Senior Awards Assembly held at Boylan on May 23.

Among the graduates are two National Merit Commended Students – Nikolas Fiut Saenz and Abigail Foes – and 27 Illinois State Scholars. To date, Boylan’s Class of 2019 has been offered more than $12 million in college scholarships.

Members of the class of 2019 will be attending colleges and universities across the country including, Ateneo de Manila University, Augustana College, Baylor University, Beloit College, Bradley University, Carroll University, Carthage College, Central Methodist University, Clarke University, Colorado State University, Columbia College Chicago, Concordia University, East Central Community College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Endicott College, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Fullerton College, George Williams College of Aurora University, Grinnell College, Illinois State University, Indiana State University, Iowa State University, Kishwaukee College, Lewis University, Loras College, Loyola University Chicago, Luther College, Marquette University, Maryville University, Michigan Technological University, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Montana State University, Northern Illinois University, Palm Beach State College, Penn State University, Robert Morris University, Rock Valley College, Rockford Career College, Rockford University, Roosevelt University: Chicago College of the Performing Arts, Saint Louis University, Saint Xavier University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville, St. Ambrose University, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of Florida, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Indianapolis, University of Iowa, University of Mary, University of Minnesota-Duluth, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Mississippi, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Northern Iowa, University of Notre Dame, University of St. Thomas, University of Tampa, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Western Illinois University, Wilbur Wright College, and Winona State University.

The Class of 2019 will also be represented in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019: 1 p.m.
    Senior Honors Convocation [ Watch Online ]

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019: 7 p.m.
    Baccalaureate Mass [ Watch Online ]

  • Friday, May 24, 2019: 2 p.m.
    Commencement Exercises [ Watch Online ]

For more information, contact: Mrs. Bridget Jennison

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