Mayor Mitchell Recognizes Top 10 Academically Ranked New Bedford High School Seniors


Mayor Jon Mitchell unveiled the 2024 Mayor’s List at the New Bedford Art Museum on Wednesday, the 12th annual celebration of the top 10 academically ranked New Bedford High School seniors.

The ceremony recognizing the City’s highest achieving students also highlighted their extracurricular activities, the colleges they will attend, potential fields of study, and career goals. All of the awardees are enrolled in NBHS’ Academy of Honors. As in previous years, this year’s list includes students who reside in surrounding towns that elected to enroll in the Academy of Honors through the district’s “school choice” program.

“The Mayor’s List represents academic excellence, and it reflects the commitment of the City and School District to showcase high achievement,” Mayor Mitchell said. “I congratulate this year’s members, and I can’t wait to see what they accomplish at the next level.”

The graduates and their higher education destinations are:

1. Kiva Bank, Yale University
2. Sophia Perry, Northeastern University
3. Isabella Colangelo, Cornell University
4. Carter Barbosa, Harvard University
5. Keyanna Jones, Columbia University
6. Amelia Davis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
7. Lauren Mitchell, Harvard University
8. Angel Lin, UMass Amherst
9. Maria Oliveira, University of Southern California
10. Annabelle Huston, Springfield College

Due to forecasted rain, New Bedford High School graduation has been rescheduled to Friday, June 7, at 7 p.m. on Walsh Field.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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