Home

Class of 2021 Commencement Exercises

Despite a few sprinkles graduation was beautiful!
Despite a few sprinkles, McGehee's beautiful commencement ceremony took place on the front lawn of the Main Building on Thursday, May 20th. The freshmen, the Class of 2024, began the ceremony by carrying in the daisy chain they created for the seniors. Student Body President Anita Dongieux welcomed the audience. The graduates and their guests enjoyed remarks from May Moses, Dr. Kim Field-Marvin, Head of School, and Kathleen Viguerie Banta ’95, Director of Alumnae Affairs. A valedictory address was given by Lynn-Chi Nguyen and Class President Ella Charbonnet reflected on her class and their not-so-typical senior year. Diplomas were presented by Dr. Kim Field-Marvin, Board Chair Laura Shaw Shields ’72, and Upper School Head Jeanné Appelget. Preceding the traditional turning of the rings Tess Fouchi and Amanda Greenebaum surprised the crowd with a performance of "I Will Never Leave You". Congratulations to our fantastic seniors! Read more about their honors and college destinations below.
 
VALEDICTORIAN
Lynn-Chi Nguyen
 
HONOR GRADUATES
Lauren Culbertson, Anita Dongieux, Lynn-Chi Nguyen
 
GRADUATES WITH DISTINCTION
Claire Bruton: Art
Ella Charbonnet: History
Lauren Culbertson: Art
Anita Dongieux: English
Elizabeth Drennan: History
Tess Fouchi: Drama
Peyton McQueen: History
Cameron Metzinger: Physical Education
Lynn-Chi Nguyen: Science
Gabrielle Tanet: History
 
FINAL COLLEGE CHOICES
Tirza Araya: Louisiana State University
Mary "Emme" Barnes: University of California, San Diego
Carolyn "Taylor" Bienvenu: University of Alabama
Gabriella "Gabbee" Bonura: Loyola University, New Orleans
Camille Bowen: The New School, Parsons School of Design
Corinne Bowen: Sarah Lawrence College
Grace Brady: University of Mississippi
Teresa "Tess" Brewer: University of Mississippi
Claire Bruton: University of Richmond
Ella Charbonnet: Trinity University
Caroline Cueria: Gap Year
Lauren Culbertson: Clemson University
Anita Dongieux: Wake Forest University
Elizabeth Drennan: Rhodes College
Sarah Fitzpatrick: Texas Christian University
Olyvia Fonseca: Bard College Berlin
Tess Fouchi: Savannah College of Art and Design
Georgia Gambrell: Louisiana State University
Francesca "Frankie" Giardina: Spring Hill College
Amanda Greenebaum: Loyola University, New Orleans
Sofia Griffin: Loyola University, New Orleans
Olivia Guidroz: University of Colorado, Boulder
Amelia "Mimi" Henderson: Loyola University, New Orleans
Lucy Henderson: Loyola University, New Orleans
Mary-Reynolds LeBlanc: Louisiana State University
Peyton McQueen: University of California, Berkeley
Cameron Metzinger: University of Alabama
Peyton Miller: Louisiana State University
Morgan Nalty: Texas Christian University
Lynn-Chi Nguyen: Rice University
Victoria "Livy" Nieset: University of Alabama
Lorraine "Raine" Riccio: Loyola University, New Orleans
Grace Spera: Tulane University
Gabrielle Tanet: Loyola University, New Orleans
Lilliefaye Trahan: Grambling State University
Elle Western: Louisiana State University
Jordyn Wilson: Louisiana State University
Helen Young: Loyola University, New Orleans
 
CLASS OF 2021 ACCEPTANCES
AMDA College of Performing Arts – Los Angeles | American University Arizona State University | Auburn University | Augustana College
Bard College | Bard College Berlin
Bennington College | Centenary College of Louisiana | Clemson University College of Charleston | Colorado College | Columbia College Chicago Concordia University Irvine | Connecticut College | Dean College
DePaul University | Emerson College | Florida State University
 Fordham University | George Washington University
Grambling State University | Hendrix College | Howard University
Ithaca College | Loyola University Chicago | Loyola University New Orleans
Louisiana State University | Millsaps College | Mississippi State University The New School, Parsons School of Design | North Carolina State University Northeastern University | Nova Southeastern University
Oklahoma City University | Pace University – New York | Rhodes College Rice University | Richmond, The America International University of London Saint Edward’s University | Santa Clara University | Sarah Lawrence College Savannah College of Art & Design | Sewanee, University of the South
Spring Hill College | Stetson University | Syracuse University
Texas A&M University | Texas Christian University | Trinity University
 Tulane University | Tuskegee University | University of Alabama
University of Arizona | University of Arkansas
University of California, Berkeley | University of California, San Diego University of California, Santa Barbara | University of Colorado, Boulder University of Colorado, Denver | University of Houston
University of Kentucky | University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Mississippi | University of New Orleans
University of Redlands | University of Richmond
University of South Carolina | University of Tampa
Virginia Commonwealth University | Wake Forest University
Washington & Lee University
Back
McGehee's Little Gate
1538 Philip Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-523-9911
littlegate@mcgeheeschool.com
Little Gate is a co-ed pre-school open to all qualified boys and girls regardless of race, religion, national or ethnic origin.