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Tewksbury Resident Graduates From The Academy

Aug 04, 2019 06:35AM

Academy of Notre Dame

Tyngsboro, MA – On June 1, the Academy of Notre Dame (NDA) held its 165th Upper School Commencement Ceremony. Among the students who received their diplomas from the private, all-girls Catholic high school in Tyngsboro, was one young woman from Tewksbury.

Samantha Mae Gouveia was an active member in National Honor Society, French Honor Society, 1804 Society, and the school newspaper, Damies’ Digest. She also served as secretary of both Student Council and Model UN.
Gouveia was recognized as a Distinguished Senior of the Month and participated on the soccer and softball teams. In the fall, Gouveia will attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst to study public health.

The Class of 2019, composed of 36 students, earned a cumulative of more than $8 million in renewable, merit-based scholarships. One hundred percent of the class was accepted to 90 colleges and universities across the U.S., Canada and Ireland. More than fifty percent of the class report that they will major in STEM related fields.

The Academy of Notre Dame is a private, Catholic co-educational Pre-K through Grade 8 lower school and college-preparatory upper school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Academy welcomes students of all faiths.  It has a culturally diverse population comprised of students from approximately forty cities and towns throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as well as international students.  For more information about the Academy, visit
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