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  • Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School’s senior class of 2018, the school’s inaugural graduating class of 125 students, is all accounted for after processing into the Robert M. Fink Family Gymnasium for the May 19 commencement exercises. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Employees from Voya Financial line the walls to greet seniors after completing the final exam of their senior year, AP Calculus. In the foreground are Asia Belt, who is attending Haverford College, Haverford, Pa., and Briyhan Martin, who is attending the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. The employees also served as volunteers during the senior picnic that followed the test. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • (L-r) Stephanie Villasenor, Julia Sanchez and Kevin Burgos-Trujillo, Cristo Rey Atlanta seniors, play a game of Uno with supersized cards, one of several activities and games available to them during the May 15 senior picnic. Villasenor, Sanchez and Burgos-Trujillo will be attending Georgia State University, Atlanta, St.  Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., and Life University, Marietta, respectively. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • During the senior picnic, India Haney twirls the rope as (l-r) Amaya Carthan, Nina Dunwoody, Gabrielle Wilson, Jada Milligan, Veronica Soto-Vergara, and Diamond Dale take their turn at jumping. All seven of the students will be attending a college or university after graduation. Two will be going out-of-state and the other five will be going in-state. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • (L-r) Sandrine and Sandra Noumadji and Monica and Monique Epps are two of the three sets of twins in Cristo Rey Atlanta’s class of 2018. Sandrine, the oldest by seven minutes, is attending George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and Sandra is attending Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C. Monique, the oldest by two minutes, is attending Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, and Monica is attending Georgia State University, Atlanta. Jaleel and Jamal Penton are the third set of twins. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Families, like that of Cristo Rey Atlanta senior Dariana Ruiz, held up photos of their graduate and captured images of them on smartphones as they processed into gymnasium for the May 19 graduation. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Graduation Day @ Cristo Rey Atlanta 142A
  • (L-r) Sara Gebeyehu, Hanna Kassa and Samrawit Tesfaye, classmates of Ethiopian descent, display the Ethiopian flag with the Lion of Judah during a post-graduation celebration. Kassa and Tesfaye are going to attend Georgia State University, Atlanta. Gebeyehu will be attending Loyola University Chicago. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Maria Peraltilla, center, takes a post-graduation photo with her parents, Fernando, left, and Teruko. Maria is going to further her studies at Georgia State University, Atlanta. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Mya Millines, second from left, joins her mother Monica, her father Reggie and sister Eyana for a post-graduation photograph. Earlier in the day her mother graduated from Morris Brown College, Atlanta, with a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management and leadership. Mya will be attending Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn. Photo By Michael Alexander

Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School’s senior class of 2018, the school’s inaugural graduating class of 125 students, is all accounted for after processing into the Robert M. Fink Family Gymnasium for the May 19 commencement exercises. Photo By Michael Alexander


Atlanta

The first graduation: Cristo Rey Atlanta offers unparalleled opportunity

The Georgia Bulletin was with Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School as it opened four years ago, creating a series of stories that looked at the school’s ambitions, students and its unique partnership with Atlanta businesses. This story revisits the school as its first senior class graduates. ATLANTA—Bethy Ramirez-Sanchez faced a final task before dressing […] Full Story