High School Senior Showcase 2017: Our Lady of Mercy Academy





Fifth in an eight-part series celebrating recent graduates from Catholic high schools across South Jersey.

Previously: Paul VI;Holy Spirit;Gloucester Catholic; Camden Catholic 

Today: Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Newfield


Dana Durham

High School Activities: Student Council, National Honor Society, Blood Drive

Plans for the Fall: Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

What she appreciates most about going to a Catholic high school: Getting an in-depth look into the Catholic faith. I am a proud Catholic now.






Elizabeth Emberger

High School Activities: Crew, French Club, National Honor Society

Plans for the Fall: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Funniest high school memory: Playing volleyball in an inflatable Baymax Halloween costume!







Madison Hagerty

High School Activities: Softball, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Student Government

Plans for the FallRosemont College, Rosemont, PA

Funniest high school memory: The fact that everyone always confuses me with my sister who is one year younger than me. It happens all the time!





Elizabeth Lam

High School Activities: Crew, Track and Field, National Honor Society

Plans for the FallUniversity of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

One piece of advice for incoming freshmen: My advice is to cherish your years here. They go by fast.