By: Karen Krynen
Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech
ROSEMEAD, CA – May 28, 2021 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2021 on Saturday, June 5, at 5 p.m. The outdoor ceremony will be held on the campus mall, with safely spaced seating limited to graduates and three family members.
This year’s graduation keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Velázquez. A 1992 graduate of Bosco Tech’s Design program, Velázquez is the Director of Analytical Development at Instil Bio, a global cell therapy company focused on the effective treatment of cancer. Graduating seniors Nathan Chao and Jericoh Santiago will serve as co-valedictorians. Chao will study Computer Engineering at UC San Diego and Santiago will study accounting at USC this fall.
“We’re exceptionally proud of the graduating class of 2021,” said Principal Jeff Krynen. “These young men have thrived and succeeded during the unanticipated challenges posed by the pandemic. Each graduate has earned acceptance, and in many cases, generous scholarships, to colleges and universities across the country, including UCLA, USC, UC Berkeley, Purdue, and Penn State. We are very confident in the future success of this class.”
Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that uniquely combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. The innovative curriculum allows students to exceed university admission requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of six applied science and engineering fields, including the newest program, Biological, Medical & Environmental Technology (BMET).
With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, the majority of graduates pursue STEM-related post-secondary majors at the university level. Visit www.boscotech.edu or call 626-940-2000 to arrange a campus tour or to learn more about the school’s academic, extracurricular, and extensive international student programs.