Salem Cyberspace Graduates Honored

May 9, 2011

From The Salem News
SEmD Amanda McGregor

SALEM—Students and their families gathered at The House of the Seven Gables on Thursday night to celebrate their graduation from Salem CyberSpace.

Stephen Immerman, president of Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, addressed the students.

Of the 11 students who graduated from the program, one will attend Bucknell University on a four-year scholarship, one will attend Endicott College, one will attend Montserrat, and the eight others will enroll at North Shore Community College, according to Linda Saris, director of Salem CyberSpace.

The graduates, who are all seniors at Salem High School, are Ashley Colon, Ryan Frias, Aurora McNeill, Sandra Castillo, Carol Verdejo, Scarlett Gonzalez, Katheryn Toribio, Sharon Martinez, Madelin Cueto, Vladimir Aguasvivas and Rose-Berline Pauleus.

Salem CyberSpace provides computer literacy and college readiness services, among other programs, to low-income youths.

Other local officials who attended the graduation include Congressman John Tierney, Rep. John Keenan and Mayor Kim Driscoll — all Salem Democrats. The event was sponsored by Microsoft, GT Solar, Salem Five and NESI.