SJS Celebrates Class of 2022


The Class of 2022 commencement ceremony was held on Saturday, May 28th at the Dale J. Jenkins Gymnasium, celebrating the 40 St. John’s School graduates. Family, friends, and the St. John’s community cheered and praised the graduates as they received their diplomas, commemorating the end of their high school journey and the beginning of the new chapter of their lives.

We are pleased and proud to congratulate the Class of 2022 for their well-deserved success and commendable achievements they have attained throughout their stay at St. John’s School.

After a dynamic and exciting college application process, 40 graduates have been accepted to over 90 institutions in the United States and around the world.

Below is a list of institutions where our graduates have been accepted to:

Arizona State University
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University
Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly SLO
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Los Angeles
Coastal Carolina University
Columbia University
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Denison University
Duke University
Emory University
Fairleigh-Dickinson University
Florida Southern College
Florida Tech
Fordham University
George Mason University
Hesston College
Jacksonville University
Keio University
Metropolitan State University
Michigan State University
Monroe College
Montclair State University
National Louis University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Ohio State University
Old Dominion University
Oregon State University
Pace University
Penn State
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Saint Leo University
Saint Mary’s College of California
San Diego State University
Santa Clara University
Seattle University
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
St. John’s University
SUNY Stony Brook
Syracuse University
Tufts University
UC Berkeley
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC Merced
UC Riverside
UC San Diego
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
University of Arizona
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Florida
University of Hartford
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
University of La Verne
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Portland
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Tampa
University of Texas, Arlington
University of the Pacific
University of Tulsa
University of Utah
University of Virginia
University of Washington
US Air Force Academy
US Naval Academy
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Tech
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
William & Mary
Yale University

This year’s graduating class is also well-decorated with numerous awards and commendations. The following are the accolades attained by the Class of 2022:

  • Five National Merit Scholar Finalists
  • Four AP Scholars
  • Three AP Scholars with Distinction
  • Two Presidential Scholar Candidates
  • One Presidential Scholar Semifinalist
  • Nine International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidates

Special Awards:
Math Award: Felix Gong
Physics Award: Justin Joseph
English & Spanish Awards: Maria Francesca Garcia
Chinese Award: Min Joo Park
Japanese Award: Jung Soo Olivia Kang
French & Biology Awards: Darya Ouhadi
Music Award: Felix Gong & Minjeong Rachel Seo
Service Award & Headmaster’s Award: Fred Otte
Progress Award: Jonathan Pizarro
Bishops Award: Maria Francesca Garcia & Ava Clark

President’s Education Award
William Su
Eunjun Shin
Minjeong Rachel Seo
Min Joo Park
Darya Ouhadi
Camille Manalo
Kristian Kim
Jung Soo Olivia Kang
Justin Joseph
Ava Clark
Maria Francesca Garcia
Wesley Garcia
Felix Gong
Ashley Yang

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