Kerianne Elizabeth Doran of New Canaan graduated Friday, June 1 from Convent of the Sacred Heart, an independent, Catholic day school for girls in Greenwich. At graduation, she received the Alumnae Community Service Award. She will attend Elon University in the fall.
Alexandra Root of New Canaan also graduated from Convent of the Sacred Heart. She received the Sportsmanship Award which recognizes the senior who defines sportsmanship in practice and competition. She will attend Boston College in the fall.
NBC News Correspondent Tom Brokaw delivered the commencement address to the 163rd graduating class. He said this will be "the century when women finally take their rightful and fully recognized place in society here and around the world." The class of 2012 included 61 graduates, all of whom will attend four-year colleges and universities in the fall.
Founded in 1848, Convent of the Sacred Heart is one of 22 U.S. schools in the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. Located at 1177 King Street in Greenwich, Sacred Heart has an enrollment of 775 girls from preschool through 12th grade. For more information, visit www.cshgreenwich.org.