Mayor Mitchell Announces the 2023 “Mayor’s List”

New Bedford, Massachusetts – Today at the Buttonwood Park Zoo Educational Center, Mayor Jon Mitchell honored this year’s Mayor’s List, the top 10 academically ranked seniors at New Bedford High School.

Today’s ceremony was the 11th annual Mayor’s List ceremony, in celebration of the City’s highest achieving students.  The ceremony also highlighted their extracurricular activities, the colleges they will attend, their potential fields of study, and their career goals.

“The Mayor’s List is an emblem of academic excellence, and it reflects the commitment of the City and School District to exalt high achievement,” Mayor Jon Mitchell said. “I congratulate this year’s members, and I can’t wait to see what they will accomplish in their careers.”

The graduates and their higher education destinations are:

  1. Hannah Pereira, Johnson & Wales University
  2. Elizabeth Edminster, UMass Amherst
  3. Tatum Reis, Harvard College
  4. Cynthia Torres, Princeton University
  5. Gabriela Tsaliagos, University of Connecticut
  6. Connor Silva, Stonehill College
  7. Kailey Sousa, UMass Dartmouth
  8. Edelmis Calderon Mercado, Brandeis University
  9. Jake Gioiosa, Syracuse University
  10. Tess Tarpey, University of Connecticut

The presentation at today’s ceremony, which includes more information about the graduates, is attached.

New Bedford High School graduation will be held tomorrow, June 8th, at 6:30 p.m. at the school’s Walsh Field.