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Mount Mercy Holds Its Third Quarter Honors Assembly

   Mount Mercy held its annual Honors Assembly last week. Students who achieved First Honors (95.0 and above) received their honor cards during the program. Eighty-five students achieved first honors third quarter. The forty-eight students who attained Second Honors (90.0-94.99) and the seventeen who earned Merit Roll honor cards (85.0-89.99) were presented in homeroom.  

    The guidance department presented The Mother Frances Warde Award to the student in each grade whose average improved the most from second quarter to third quarter. Senior Leiann Elminowski (Buffalo), junior Olivia Kwiecinski(Buffalo), sophomore Cecilia Strang (Westfield)and freshman Fiona Zhu (China) were honored this quarter.

    Members of the basketball, cheerleading, bowling and hockey teams received their participation awards. The winter scholar athletes also received their recognition for maintaining an average of at least 90% during the quarter they were on an athletic team.

    Representing the hockey team was junior Grace Harrington (West Seneca).

    Seniors Zoe Gonez (Hamburg), Julia Orcutt (West Seneca), Katherine Pappas (Buffalo), Abbigayle Reid (Buffalo), Breanna Sikora (Buffalo), Madelyn Szwed (Cheektowaga), Lauren Vogel (West Seneca) and Lauren Zimmer (Hamburg) and junior Krista Stephany (Buffalo) were honored as the scholar-athletes on the cheerleading team.

    Sophomores Angelina Larivey (Lackawanna) and Megan Reilly (Hamburg) and freshmen Madison Edwards (Buffalo), Amaya Milkowski (Lackawanna), Aubrey Monaco (Buffalo), Natalie Radwan (West Seneca), Grace Spero (Buffalo), Mary Vattes (Buffalo) and Mya Wood (Blasdell) all achieved scholar-athlete status from the JV Basketball team.

    Six athletes from the varsity basketball team achieved an average of at least 90%.  Seniors; Alesia Hamm (Buffalo), Angelina Pacholczak (Orchard Park)and Josslynn Strang (Westfield); junior Kathleen Hughes (Orchard Park)  and sophomores Emily Kessler (West Seneca) and Catherine Zak (Hamburg) all qualified as scholar-athletes.

Six members of the bowling program were also named scholar-athletes.  Seniors Samantha Batchev (Lackawanna), Allison Mazurkiewicz (Blasdell) and Grace Willert (West Seneca); junior Allysyn Pajek (West Seneca) and  freshmen Annie Bernard (Orchard Park) and Dominique Khoury (Buffalo) all had averages of at least 90 percent.

"Attending Mount Mercy Academy is one of the best decisions I could have made. Since day one they have challenged me academically, to strive and succeed. For the past two years at Mount Mercy, I received so much help from all the teachers. They are always open to help me with any questions I have. My teachers have even taken time whenever they can to help me to do well with upcoming tests and quizzes. With their help I have been on both honor rolls, and have been a scholar athlete."

Bella Longo

Class of 2019

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