Graduate Stories

Merion Mercy Academy alumnae are living examples of our core values:

  • Compelled by Mercy
  • Educational Courage
  • Inspired by Faith
  • Principled Leadership
  • A Voice for Dignity and Respect

From their time as high school students to their years at college and on into their careers, our graduates have stood up for these ideals, holding themselves to the highest standards. These are their stories.

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Graduating year: 2004
College education: BS in Computer Science, University of Notre Dame
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Job title: Lead of Security Assurance and Identity Management
Living in: Narberth, PA


Graduating Year: 2011 
College education: English and Biology, Boston College; Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
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Job title: Emergency Medicine Resident Physician at The Mount Sinai Hospital 
Living in: New York City 


Graduating year: 2015
College education: BA in Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Villanova University
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Job title: Educator
Living in: Philadelphia


Graduating year: 2006
College education: BS in Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University; MPA in Emergency Management, American Military University
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Job title: Broadcast Meteorologist
Living in: Media, PA

Mimi Dispio

Graduating year: 2007
College education: BA in American Studies and Art History, University of Notre Dame; MBA, Harvard Business School
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Job title: Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
Living in: London, England

Elizabeth MacNeal Donahue

Graduating Year: 2010
College education: BFA in Graphic Design, Marywood University; M.Sc. in Sustainable Development, University College Dublin
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Job title: 
Head of International Engagement, Mercy International Association
Living in: Dublin, Ireland

Allie Zito

Graduating year: 2014
College education: BA in French Language and Literature and BS in Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University; PhD in Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
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Job title
: Innovation Fellow, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), Department of Defense
Living in: Washington, D.C 

Christina Nunno

Graduating year: 2015
College education: BS in Psychology, Saint Joseph's University; MS in Health Psychology, University of the Sciences
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Job title: Middle school science and theology teacher at St. Margaret's School
Living in: Sewell, NJ

Kimberly Baxter

Graduating year: 2016
College education: Bachelor's in Political Science and Criminial Justice, Honors Research Program, University of Scranton; JD, Villanova University School of Law
Job title: Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Living in: Villanova, PA