On Friday, September 22, we celebrated our annual Plebe Review before the varsity football game to honor the freshman students, referred to as Plebes, and their induction into the JROTC Program.Details
On Friday, September 8, alumni, family, and friends joined us for our annual Flag Raising Ceremony held to signify the beginning of the 2017-18 school year and remember those who lost their lives 16 years ago on September 11, 2001. During this ceremony, CBA inducted two alumni into the JROTC Hall of Fame. General Steven Spano ’79 and General C. Kelleher ’26 were inducted into the JROTC Hall of Fame and honored for their outstanding contribution to school, service, and country.Details
Congratulations to the future Class of 2021. On the morning of June 9, family, friends and faculty gathered in the Edward T. “Ned” McGraw ’50, AFSC Gymnasium to celebrate the Moving Up ceremony for our eighth graders.
View the list of the 8th grade class and the awards they received.
On Friday, June 2, CBA honored the graduating class of 2017 at our school’s 154th Commencement. As a class, our 82 graduates were awarded with an impressive $16 million in scholarship money.
Valedictorian Andrew DiNovo will be attending the University of Notre Dame, salutatorian Justin Esposito will be attending Northeastern University, and Cadet Colonel Maximilian Jones will be attending Harvard College. The class of 2017 continues CBA’s tradition of 100% college acceptance. Congratulations Brothers!
On Wednesday, May 31, CBA held its Annual Mothers’ Review, a special tradition held to honor graduating seniors and their families. During this ceremony, mothers, aunts, grandmothers and special family members were invited onto the field to receive their son’s sword and officers hat as a token of appreciation. The Brigade conducted a final pass and review as a sign of respect to the departing senior class before formally dismissing the Class of 2017 and taking over the leadership role of the school.
Congratulations to Cadet Colonel Michael Pumiglia and the 2018 leaders.
On Wednesday, May 17, 16 students were newly inducted into the National Honor Society, and five students were newly inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. Induction into this prestigious national organization is a compilation of a student’s efforts and achievements in the areas of scholarship, leadership, character, service and citizenship.Details
On the weekend of April 29, five of our students Nate Raia ’18, Victor Pagnotti ’19, Amal Thomas ’18, Jake LaChapelle ’17, and Jake Rento ’17 competed in the NYS Forensic League state championship at Hofstra University. Jake and Jack competed in Humorous Interpretation and both advanced to the semi-finals. Jake took 7th place and Jack took 1st! At the awards ceremony, Jack was congratulated for being a back-to-back NYS Forensic League Champion after winning the Dramatic Interpretation last year. Congratulations to the Forensic Team and Coach Melanie Carroll on a job well done!
In honor of Pi Day on Tuesday, March 14, the middle school students celebrated with games and contests organized by Mrs. Beth Joynt. Ten students participated in the Pi Bee, a competition held to see who can memorize and recite the most digits of pi.
Congratulations to the following Pi Bee winners:
1st place: John O’Keeffe ’22 (182 digits)
2nd place: Josh Richardson ’22 (145 digits)
3rd place: Anthony Zaccaria ’21 (108 digits)
Honorable Mention: Dominic Sementilli ’24 (52 digits)
Additional Classroom Winners: Michael Vogel ’23, Noah Smith ’23, Dimitris Anagnostopoulus ’22, Bennett Cohen ’22, Tom Maggs ’21, and Shawn Grant ’21.
On March 4 and 5, CBA administrators had the pleasure of once again joining our alumni based in Florida. Thank you to Lynn and Eugene Zielinski ’58 in Marco Island and Nancy and Barron Clancy ’61 in Vero Beach for graciously hosting the two wonderful receptions. CBA alumni got to catch up with each other and hear all the great things happening at their Alma Mater, CBA. We look forward to next year!
Alumni in attendance in Marco Island: Jim Lee ’58, Peter LaFleche ’59, Eugene Zielinski ’58, Robert Ethridge ’05, Tim O’Hearn ’58, Charles Stuart ’56, James Donahue ’56, Bruce Merges ’55, Erwin Schweigardt ’57, Richard Goliber ’58, Frank Cicero ’51, Steve Suhowatsky ’57, Matt Agan ’05 and Marty McGraw ’77.
Alumni in attendance in Vero Beach: Arthur Benoit ’60, Jack Dennis ’61, Dennis Farrell ’61, Richard Duch ’61, Ed Hodgkinson ’60, Richard Manhey ’64, Ray Neubauer ’75, Jay Devey ’61, Jack Brennan ’61, Barron Clancy ’61, John Toomey ’91, Harold Snyder ’61, Donald Hallock ’61, Mike Chaszczewski ’71, Mickey Chaszczewski ’09, Gene Napierski ’61, Matt Agan ’05, and Marty McGraw ’77.