On May 23, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia honored over 130 distinguished scholars from 30 Archdiocesan and private Catholic secondary schools throughout the five-county region at the 43nd Annual Academic Honors Convocation. Among them were three Merion Mercy Academy Seniors: Marianne Cheely, Mary Kate Gray, and Kylie Rex
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez presided at the Liturgy of the Word preceding the Academic Honors Convocation ceremony at
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
The students, all of whom are ranked in the top 3% of their senior class, were honored for their academic achievement and dedication to their studies. These students are included in the elite group according to their cumulative ranking at the end of the first semester of their senior year.