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Commencement 2022 

The Montessori School of Raleigh celebrated its Class of 2022 during a special commencement ceremony on Friday, June 3, 2022. Set on the school's Brier Creek Campus the event was invitation-only for members of the graduating class, their families, and the school community. 
Class of 2022 Seated Commencement June 2022

In the weeks preceding commencement, MSR's seniors completed their International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, enjoyed a special Senior Breakfast, and were celebrated during a Capstone Senior Dinner. Following their commencement, members of the Class of 2022 will be heading to colleges and gap-year experiences across the country.  Learn more about our graduates below! Click here for more information about Commencement 2022.



Alexandre Arraou '22

The MSR experience
Alexandre has been at MSR since he was in kindergarten. "Through my years at MSR I have been in a number of different clubs. Some I remember and others I have forgotten. In Middle School I was in the Cycle Shack group, where we worked on bikes with the idea of potentially donating them to an organization. I did this for two years.

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Andrew Longo '22

The MSR experience
Andrew has been at MSR for 14 years. "I have been on the Student Council every year since fifth grade, culminating with President of Student Council this year. I have been a member of The National Honor Society and captain of the Upper School ultimate frisbee team.”

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Elle Wiggins '22

The MSR experience
Elli has been at MSR since she was a toddler. Elli has been an active Miners athlete throughout her MSR years, playing volleyball for five years, soccer for four years, and running cross country for three years.

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Lee Mason Crumpler '22

The MSR experience
“I have been at MSR for 15 years. I’ve been on the Student Council for four year, played ultimate frisbee and soccer for four years and was in the Outdoor Activities Club for a year."

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Lucas Deming '22

The MSR experience
“I have been at MSR since I was a toddler. I have been class Vice President and Vice President of Student Council, National Honor Society, and a proud member of the Outdoor Activity Club.

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Sarah Barnes '22

The MSR experience
Sarah has been at MSR for seven years. Most recently she has been a member of the National Honor Society, having served as its president this year, and has been president of the Small Business Club. She was also active in theatre and art clubs throughout her MSR high school experience.

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Class of 2022 Cap Toss June 2022

College Matriculations and Gap Year Experiences

  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Culinary Institute of America, New York
  • Elon University
  • Gap Year in Choreography & Performing Arts
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University