Thomas Westers is the Bishop Ludden Class of 2019 Valedictorian!
Parents: Kathleen and Mark Westers
My plans in the next few years: I will be attending Penn State University at Harrisburg to study finance and play baseball.
What I’ve enjoyed the most about my high school experience: I have enjoyed all of the strong relationships I’ve built with the people closest to me.
My favorite quote or saying: “The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.” – Eddie Vedder
This is who has inspired me the most: My grandpa, Joe Feeney, has been my greatest inspiration in every way possible.
My advice to my graduating class: Don’t take anyone or anything for granted.
What I do to relax and unwind: I play the guitar and listen to music.
One thing I would like to accomplish in my lifetime: Happiness
One more thing about me I’d like to include: I want to thank my two closest friends, Dom Melara and Nico Santone, for always being brothers to me.
Grace Murry is the Bishop Ludden Class of 2019 Salutatorian!
Parents: Derrick and Joellyn Murry
My plans in the next few years: I will be attending Loyola University Maryland.
What I’ve enjoyed the most about my high school experience: Meeting so many people and being able to get to know them and hear their experiences.
My favorite quote or saying: “The place in which I fit will not exist until I make it.” – James A. Baldwin
This is who has inspired me the most: My dad inspires me because he is one of the most hardworking people I know and everything he does is to make my life or the lives of my mom and my siblings better.
My advice to my graduating class: You are the people you surround yourself with, your friends define you.
What I do to relax and unwind: Listen to music or work out.
Word or phrase that best describes me: Conscientious
How I want my classmates to remember me at our 25-year reunion: I want to be remembered as the person who was always there for anyone who needed help.
One thing I would like to accomplish in my lifetime: I want to be happy.