In one week, Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School will celebrate the second graduating class in the school’s history, the Class of 2021. This class has worked hard despite having to adjust amidst a pandemic. They have demonstrated perseverance and resilience. This group of graduates will start new chapters in their lives and begin their college journey but will always be Cristo Rey Tampa Panthers.

We will celebrate our First Annual Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, June 4, in the Mary Help of Christians Church. On Saturday, June 5, we will celebrate our Second Commencement Ceremony on campus in the Mary Help of Christians Gymnasium. These events have reserved, limited seating but will be streamed live on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel. Stay tuned for photos after graduation events. 

Here are a few facts about the Class of 2021:

  • The Valedictorian is Laura Ramirez-Garcia, and she is attending the University of South Florida
  • Co-Salutatorians are Cydmarie Fernandez-Cortez and Daniela Nuñez.
    • Cydmarie is attending Southeastern University
    • Daniela is attending The University of Tampa
  • There are thirty-three graduates
  • One-hundred percent were accepted into college
  • Graduates were accepted into more than 55 colleges and universities across the United States
  • They earned $2.3 million in scholarship dollars

We wish all the best to the Class of 2021. You make us proud, and now, it is time to go out into the world and shine bright!  #CRTproud #Classof2021