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Where Do Minuteman Graduates Go

Outcomes of the Minuteman High School Class of 2021

The Minuteman High School alumni are well known for their college and career success after graduation – and the Class of 2021 is proving to be no exception.

Minuteman collected the after-graduation information for nearly all of the 138 graduates from the Class of 2021. As of June 30, 2021, more than 92% of the graduates were employed or enrolled in a college, university, or post-secondary training institution.
 

  • Four-Year Public College/University: 29%
  • Four-Year Private College/University: 25%
  • Two-Year Public College/University: 11%
  • Two-Year Private College: 2%
  • Employed in Trade of Study (Includes Apprenticeships): 23%
  • Employed in Trade Apprenticeships: 16%
  • Military: 2%

(These percentages include students who may fall into multiple categories.)

From 2016-2019, the percentage of graduates who reported being employed or in college, university, or a post-secondary training institution was about 99% each year; amid the pandemic in 2020, the percentage was about 83%.

Here is a list of the Minuteman Class of 2021 graduates with their future plans (if available) by hometown:

ACTON

Samuel D. Cluett
, a Robotics major. Cluett received the Friends of Minuteman Award.

Jake E. McKelvie, an Electrical Wiring major. McKelvie is working as an electrical apprentice for Wheaton Electrical of Waltham.

Mark J. Denaro, a Plumbing major. Denaro received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and the Scotty Enwright Memorial Award. Denaro is working as a plumber apprentice for Design Mechanical Inc. of Georgetown.

Shane J. Fitzgerald, an Electrical Wiring major.

Julia R. Champoux, an Environmental Science major. Champoux received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, and Digital Federal Credit Union Scholarship.


ARLINGTON

Hannah Bardei
, an Engineering Technology major and the Class of 2021 Valedictorian. Bardei, a member of the National Honor Society, received seven scholarships from Minuteman and will attend the University of Virginia to study biology.

Jillian Bearden, a Design and Visual Communications major. Bearden was accepted to five colleges, received three scholarships from Minuteman, and is currently working.

Amanda L. Birenbach, a Design and Visual Communications major. Birenbach received five scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Ithaca College.

Owen K. Blake, a Design and Visual Communications major. Blake received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and will attend Middlesex Community College to study animation.

Jake W. Brosnan, a Culinary Arts major. Brosnan, a member of the National Honor Society, received six scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Northern Arizona University.

Lucy R. Coletta, an Electrical Wiring major. Coletta received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and will attend Clark University.

Ryan Corsetti, a Plumbing major. Corsetti is employed as a plumber apprentice with Design Mechanical Inc. of Georgetown.

Eleanor M. Doyle, an Environmental Science major. Doyle received two scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Salem State University to study marine biology.

Melanie M. Edgecomb, an Automotive Technology major. Edgecomb received the Outstanding Senior Portfolio Award and is working as an instructor at a childcare facility.

Peter B. Eisenheim, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Eisenheim, a member of the National Honor Society, received six scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Colorado College to study history and political science.

Leanna J. Evans, an Electrical Wiring major. Evans is seeking employment in her career trade.

Isabel A. Figueiredo, an Environmental Science major. Figueirdo, a member of the National Honor Society, received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Eckerd College to study environmental and animal studies.

Colleen M. Foley, a Culinary Arts major. Foley received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to study radiology.

Marley S. Fortune, a Robotics major. Fortune received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Worcester Polytechnical Institute to study electrical engineering.

Sawyer D. Friedman, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Friedman received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and will work in a mechatronics engineering apprenticeship with Collischan GMBH, a mechanical engineering company in Nurnberg, Germany.

Cameron Hamner, an Electrical Wiring major. Hamner received two scholarships from Minuteman and will work as an electrical apprentice at Hamner Electric of Waltham.

Jake P. Irons, an Electrical Wiring major. Irons received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and will work as an electrical apprentice for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103.

Lucy Kitchenka, a Carpentry major and the Class of 2021 Senior Class President. Kitchenka, a member of the National Honor Society, received Minuteman’s Outstanding Vocational Technical Student of the Year Award, and was nominated for a state-level award with the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA). Kitchenka received seven scholarships from Minuteman and is planning to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology to study construction management.

Sophia H. Krain, a Culinary Arts major. Krain received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Salem State University to study marketing.

Eva C. Mabboux, an Environmental Science major. Mabboux, a member of the National Honor Society, received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Massachusetts Amherst to study biology.

Selina G. Mahon, a Carpentry major. Mahon is currently employed.

Ethan B. Masters, a Design and Visual Communications major. Masters will attend Maine College of Art to study animation and game art.

Jacob N. Olson, a Programming and Web Development major. Olson will attend Bunker Hill Community College to study computer and gaming design.

Alexander M. Pallett, a Plumbing major. Pallett received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Minuteman Technical Institute, the adult evening program of Minuteman, to study plumbing code.

Asher S. Pearlmutter-Bearson, a Design and Visual Communications major. Pearlmutter-Bearson received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Juniata College to study graphic design.

Stefan B. Phillips, a Robotics major. Phillips received five scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Drexel University to study accounting.

Kate A. Robillard, an Early Education and Teaching major. Robillard will attend Middlesex Community College to study education.

Trevor E. Spadafora, an Electrical Wiring major. Spadafora received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Vermont to study business administration.

Sarah D. Stone, a Health Assisting major. Stone will attend Rivier University to study nursing.

Darya D. Updegraph, an Electrical Wiring major. Updegraph will attend Middlesex Community College to study business.

Ellie A. Vail, an Advanced Manufacturing student. Vail, a member of the National Honor Society, received seven scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Utah to study mechanical engineering.

Corbin G. Wall, a Culinary Arts student. Wall received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Bunker Hill Community College to study business.

Jacob B. Woolf, a Programming and Web Development major. Woolf is a member of the National Honor Society and received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence.


BELMONT

Noe E.H. Chianese
, an Automotive Technology major. Chianese is currently employed in an auto body shop.

Sarah O. Goodsell, a Design and Visual Communications major. Goodsell received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Maine College of Art.

Martin E. Gorman, an Automotive Technology major. Gorman received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend New England Institute of Technology to study plumbing and HVAC.

Liberty A. Jacobs, an Early Education and Teaching major. Jacobs received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and will attend Middlesex Community College to study sociology.

Anneliese E. Linden, an Environmental Science major. She is working as a farm educator for Waltham Fields Farm.

Maya J. Moran, a Cosmetology major. Moran received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to study dental hygiene.

Dwight Reed, a Biotechnology major. Reed received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and will attend Middlesex Community College to study biology.


BOLTON

Caspian Barrett
, an Early Education and Teaching major. Barrett received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and will attend Framingham State University to study early education.

Kyle S. Kotlarz, a Biotechnology major. Kotlarz received the Adams Scholarship. Kolartz was accepted to Clark University.

Teagan K. O’Connor, an Early Education and Teaching major. O’Connor, a member of the National Honor Society, received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. O’Connor is working as a teaching assistant at Knowledge Beginnings Preschool.


BOXBOROUGH

Victoria E. Gladyszak
, a Design and Visual Communications major. Gladyszak is currently working as an apprenticeship in the design field.

Nina S. Michnovez, an Automotive Technology major. Michnovez received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship. Michnovez is currently working at car dealership and will attend Wentworth Institute of Technology to study welding.


BROOKLINE

Henry R. Price
, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Price received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Price is working in his trade at Razor Tool Inc.


BURLINGTON

Mario C. DeVincentis
, a Programming and Web Development major. DeVincentis received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Massachusetts Lowell to study computer science.


CARLISLE

Devlin P. Ih
, a Robotics major and the Class of 2021 Salutatorian. Ih received six scholarships from Minuteman. Ih will attend Olin College of Engineering to study electrical and computer engineering.

Alex N. Ostrowski, a Design and Visual Communications major. Ostrowski received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Middlesex Community College to study graphic design.


CONCORD

Emily M. Vacca
, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Vacca will attend Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands to study industrial engineering.


DOVER

Isabel O. Watson
, a Design and Visual Communications major. Watson received the Minuteman Parents Association Scholarship and the Digital Federal Credit Union Award. Watson will attend Belmont University to student entertainment business.


EVERETT

Samuel Mentor
, an Electrical Wiring major. Mentor is attending Mass. Bay Community College to study electrical engineering.


LANCASTER

Zachary L. Bilotta
, a Metal Fabrication major. He is working as a welding apprentice for New England Wire Products of Leominster.

Ariana R. Calder, a Design and Visual Communications major. Calder received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Champlain College to study graphic design.

Nathan P. Doherty, a Metal Fabrication and Welding major. Doherty received the Metal Fabrication and Welding Career Program Award and the Dick Ham Memorial Award. Doherty will attend Fitchburg State University to study engineering technology.

Damien K. Fox, a Health Assisting major. Fox received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and the Digital Federal Credit Union Award. Fox will attend Worcester State University to study nursing.

Luciano J. Garreffi, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Garreffi received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and has enlisted with the U.S. Military.

Colman J. Green, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Green is employed.

Tyler J. Hanson, a Design and Visual Communications major. Hanson received the Minuteman Parents Association Scholarship and will attend Mount Wachusett Community College to study film.

Shaynna A. Hovasse, a Biotechnology major. Hovasse is currently employed and will attend Mount Wachusett Community College to study criminal justice.

Jacob A. Lawrence, a Carpentry major. Lawrence is currently employed.

Caleb S. McLaughlin, a Design and Visual Communications major. McLaughlin will attend Mass. College of Art to study illustration.

Jeffrey A. Newton, a Design and Visual Communications major. Newton received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Mass. College of Art to study animation.

Mia E. Novak, an Automotive Technology major. Novak received the Adams Scholarship and is employed.

Samuel J. Quinn, an Electrical Wiring major. Quinn is working as an electrical apprentice with DMH Electrical of Sterling.

Erik M. Thacker, a Carpentry major. Thacker, a member of the National Honor Society, received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Thacker will attend Wentworth Institute of Technology to study construction management. He is also working as a carpentry apprentice with JM Foley Co. of Concord.

Luke R. Thacker, a Carpentry major. Thacker received four scholarships and is working as a carpentry apprentice with JM Foley Co. of Concord.

Marko C. Venier, a Culinary Arts major. Venier received the Gourmet Club Award.

Grace T. Walsh, a Metal Fabrication and Welding major. Walsh has enlisted in the Air National Guard, is working as a welder apprentice with ASC Welding and Fabrication of Fitchburg, and is enrolled with Mount Wachusett Community College to study business.


LEXINGTON

Zachary J. Campbell
, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Campbell received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship.

Nicholas P. Casey, an Early Education and Teaching major. Casey received the Adams Scholarship and will attend University of New Hampshire to study business.

Nicholas R. DiNush, an Electrical Wiring major. DiNush is employed as an electrical apprentice with Wheaton Electrical of Waltham.

Isabella T. Fabbo, an Electrical Wiring major.

Luca Gentile, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Gentile received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Achievement and will attend Wentworth Institute of Technology to study industrial design and computer networking.

Mame Cheikh Ibrahima Gueye, an Automotive Technology major. Gueye is currently employed at an automotive repair shop.

Muntadar Hasan, an Automotive Technology major. Hasan received the Automotive Technology Career Program Award and the Minuteman Parent Association Scholarship. Hasan will attend Embru Riddle Aeronautical University to study aviation maintenance.

Roman J. Martis, an Environmental Science major. Martis received the Digital Federal Credit Union Award and will attend Southern New Hampshire University to study environmental science.

Kaira K. Mathis, a Biotechnology major. Mathis received the Adams Scholarship and the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Mathis will attend Mount Holyoke College to study history.

Connor T. O’Brien, an Automotive Technology major.

Shane F. O’Connell, a Plumbing major. O’Connell received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. O’Connell is working as a plumber apprentice for J. Griffin Plumbing and Heating of North Reading while attending night school.

Leo S. Pettersen, an Environmental Science major. Pettersen received the Adams and Minuteman Parent Association scholarships. Pettersen will attend University of Massachusetts Boston to study environmental science.

Kailey S. Sowle, an Early Education and Teaching major. Sowle is employed as a teaching assistant at the Children’s Center of Lexington.

Louis J. Savarino, an Environmental Science major. Savarino received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and the Digital Federal Credit Union Award. Savarino will attend Union College to study environmental engineering.

Erin Jade Terrett, a Biotechnology major. Terrett received the Adams Scholarship and Biotechnology Career Program Award. Terrett will attend Colorado University Boulder to study biochemistry on a pre-med track.

Jackson S. Thomas, a Robotics major. Thomas received five scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Merrimack College to study electrical engineering.


LINCOLN

Marco Bangall
, a Plumbing major. Bangall is working as a plumber apprentice with Zepco Plumbing and Heating of Waltham.

William Harris, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Harris received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and will attend New England Institute of Technology to study criminal justice.

Aidan Nunez O’Doherty, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Nunez O’Doherty received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Massachusetts Lowell to study mechanical engineering.

Molly P. Raghavan, a Carpentry major. Raghavan received the Digital Federal Credit Union Award and the Jed Dowd Memorial Award.

Vivianvi Romero, an Early Education and Teaching major. Romero will attend Keiser University to study criminal justice.


MIDDLETON

Breanna S. Bell
, a Culinary Arts major. Bell received the Gourmet Club Award and will attend the University of Utah to study sports medicine and physical therapy.


NEEDHAM

Samuel J. Danna
, a Metal Fabrication and Welding major.

Cameron W. Hebert, a Plumbing major. Hebert received the Digital Federal Credit Union Award and is working as a plumber apprentice for United Mechanical of Wakefield.

Drew A. Humberstone, a Horticulture and Plant Science major. Humberstone received five scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Northwest Ohio to study technology.

Christopher T. Lesanto, an Automotive Technology major. Lesanto is employed at an automotive repair center.

Peter T. Lilja, an Automotive Technology major. Lilja will attend Massachusetts Maritime Academy to study emergency management.

Matthew F. McIntyre, a Plumbing major. McIntyre received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. McIntyre is working as a plumber apprentice with Doug Anderson Plumbing and Heating of Chelmsford and will attend night school to continue studying plumbing and heating.


NEWTON

Joseph R. Hart
, a Horticulture and Plant Science major. Hart will attend Mass. Bay Community College to study liberal arts.

Emma S. Mooradian, a Cosmetology major.


STOW

Julie A. Lavin
, a Plumbing major. Lavin received the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and the Friends of Minuteman Award. Lavin is employed at a plumbing and heating company.

Angelina K. Amico, a Design and Visual Communications major. Amico, a member of the National Honor Society, received three scholarships from Minuteman. Amico will attend Southern New Hampshire University to study graphic design.

Gabriel L. Herbertz, a Robotics major. Herbertz received the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence and will attend University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Galea X. Markis, an Engineering Technology major. Markis received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Lakehead University Thunder Bay.


SUDBURY

Santino C. Tamburrini
, a Metal Fabrication and Welding major.

Joseph J. Bisson, a Plumbing major. Bisson is working as a plumber apprentice for Bolivar Plumbing of Wayland.

Colin P. Mitchell, an Engineering Technology major. Mitchell will attend Northeastern University to study engineering.


WALTHAM

Arianna M. DiGiacomo
, a Cosmetology major. DiGiacomo received the Digital Federal Credit Union Award and will attend Bridgewater State University to study early childhood education.

Robert A. Vanaria, a Horticulture and Plant Science major. Vanaria is currently working for James Vanaria and Sons Landscaping of Waltham.


WATERTOWN

Zoha Bibi
, a Health Assisting major. Bibi received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and the Friends of Minuteman Award. Bibi will attend Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to study dental hygiene.

Samuel L. Cerqueira, a Horticulture and Plant Science major. Cerqueira received six scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Plymouth State University to study environmental science.

Jonathan D. Corbett, an Advanced Manufacturing major. Corbett has enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

Dayane M. Coutinho, a Plumbing major. Coutinho received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and the Friends of Minuteman Award.

Faith J. Daley, an Early Education and Teaching major. Daley will attend Keene State College to study dance and business management.

Maria E.C. DeFreitas, an Early Education and Teaching major. DeFreitas received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Lesley University to study political science.

Gina M. DiRico, a Carpentry major.

Patricia J. Farwell, a Cosmetology major. Farwell will attend Salem State University to study criminal justice.

Izadora K. Pereira Goncalves, a Health Assisting major. Goncalves received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to study nursing.

Lilyrose Love, a Health Assisting major. Love will attend Framingham State University to study criminal justice.

Brooke R. Low, an Environmental Science major. She is currently employed.

Cailyn M. MacVeigh, a Design and Visual Communications major. MacVeigh received three scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Bunker Hill Community College to study studio art.

Autumn I. Sivits-Camara, an Early Education and Teaching major. Sivits-Camara received three scholarships from Minuteman. Sivits-Camara is currently working as a teaching assistant at The Goddard School of Lexington and will attend Post University to study early childhood education.

Theodore D. Surenian, a Programming and Web Development major. Surenian will attend Bunker Hill Community College to study computer science.

Gabriel L. Tulipano, a Programming and Web Development major. Tulipano received the Digital Federal Credit Union Award and the Friends of Minuteman Award. Tulipano will attend Mass Bay Community College to study computer programming.

Nicholas R. Vick, a Plumbing major. Vick received the John F. Rezendes Memorial Award and the Minuteman Parents Association Scholarship. Vick is currently employed as a plumber apprentice with Local 12 Plumbers and Gasfitters Union.


WAYLAND

Morgan A. Calverley
, a Design and Visual Communications major. Calverley received four scholarships from Minuteman, including the Minuteman Players Drama Club Award. Calverley will attend Wheaton College to study visual art and dance.

Day A. Kolz, an Early Education and Teaching major. Kolz, a member of the National Honor Society, received six scholarships from Minuteman, including the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators Award. Kolz will attend Boston College to study transformative education and early education.

Shawn M. MacLeod, a Plumbing major. MacLeod is working as a plumber apprentice for D.H. MacLeod Plumbing and Heating of Newton.


WILMINGTON

Ryan S. Garrant
, an Environmental Science major, of Wilmington. Garrant, a member of the National Honor Society, received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of New England to study marine biology.


WINCHESTER

Peter D. Loschen
, a Robotics major, of Winchester. Loschen received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend Clarkson University to study computer engineering.

Kyliegh D. Cabral, a Biotechnology major, of Winchester. Cabral received four scholarships from Minuteman and will attend University of Massachusetts Amherst to study biochemistry and molecular biology.


WOBURN

Scott E. Romano
, an Advanced Manufacturing major, of Woburn. Romano received the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Romano was accepted to Brigham and Young University to study political science and mechanical engineering; he also enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Kathryn G. Currier, a Horticulture and Plant Science major, of Woburn.