ADRIANO ’17 RECEIVES MCDONALD’S YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

May 21, 2017
On the day of his graduation, Arthur Adriano, Christian Brothers Academy Class of 2017, received the “Ray A. Kroc Youth Achievement Award.” Adriano will attend Seton Hall University in the fall.
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This special recognition, named after the founder of McDonald’s Corporation, honors those students who demonstrate the characteristics that were exemplified by Ray Kroc: leadership, determination, hard work and all-around excellence.
A committee of key faculty and program administrators, in conjunction with local McDonald’s owners, select a deserving student for this recognition.
As an integral part of several student programs at CBA, a leader of the CBA Ambassadors program, a member of CBA’s Fencing team, and a major contributor to school initiatives like this year’s Middle States Colloquium, Adriano exemplifies the ideals championed by this award.
The administration, faculty, and staff wish Arthur nothing but the best as he continues on to the next step of his educational and life journey.
About CBA’s Class of 2017:
 
Of the 233 graduating seniors, 220 will be attending four-year schools that rank among the best universities or colleges nationally or regionally in US News & World Report. Two-thirds of the Class of 2017 received merit-based scholarships, totaling $23,576,000. The Class of 2017 included 27 members of the National Honor Society. Additionally, the Class of 2017 completed over 23,600 community service hours—an average of 102 hours per graduate.
 
 
About Christian Brothers Academy:
 
Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) is a private, Catholic, academic preparatory school for boys located in Lincroft, New Jersey. Founded in 1959 and taught in the Lasallian tradition, CBA is dedicated to helping students become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for society. Through the combined efforts of the Office of Advancement and friends of the Academy, CBA awards over $1.3 million in scholarships and financial aid to current students. Experience the Academy at www.CBALincroftNJ.org.
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Later that same day, Adriano was the first of the 233 members of the Class of 2017 to accept his diploma.