Brittany Taylor Richardson, daughter of Cynthia Moore of Northborough, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude degree in Religious Studies and Sociology and Anthropology.
Alyssa Marie Urella, daughter of Elaine Urella of Shrewsbury, graduated with a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude degree in Accounting.
Commencement speaker, MTV media pioneer and humanitarian, Tom Freston, a member of the Saint Michael's graduate class of 1967, told the graduates hard work is key to their future.
“My advice,” he said, “is really to look for a career in fields that are on the ascent-social innoviation – and bring an old-fashioned work ethic to them.
“There is great value and sustaining dignity in good old-fashioned hard work, whether that means crunching numbers or cleaning bathrooms.”