Lauralton Hall kicks off graduation season

Lauralton Hall's 107th Commencement Ceremony was held June 2.

Lauralton President Antoinette Iadarola gave the opening and closing remarks and, along with chairman of the Board of Trustees Michael Amato and Principal Ann Pratson, presented the graduates with their diplomas.

One hundred seven young women from towns across Connecticut received diplomas.

The 2013 Valedictorian was Jessica Napolitano of Hamden and the Salutatorians were Rebecca Sherrick of Milford and Gabrielle Shkreli of Easton.

“Jessica, Rebecca and Gabrielle leave Lauralton with impressive resumes that show academic excellence, dedication to their school and communities, and service to others,” school officials said.

Jessica will be majoring in physics at Connecticut College; Gabrielle will be attending Providence College, and Rebecca will be attending the Dana Scholars Program at Muhlenberg College, majoring in biology and anthropology.