General Dempsey to Deliver Burke Catholic High School Commencement Address - Daily Hudson Valley News

General Dempsey to Deliver Burke Catholic High School Commencement Address

May 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

General Martin Dempsey (’70), Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff to deliver John S. Burke Catholic High School’s commencement address

It is with great pleasure that John S. Burke Catholic High School announces that General Martin Dempsey, ’70 will be the commencement speaker at the Class of 2012’s graduation. Commencement will be held June 9th at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY.

“It is a wonderful opportunity for the graduates of Burke Catholic to see firsthand how far one may go with hard work, dedication, and a strong catholic foundation behind them. We are excited and honored that General Dempsey is coming back to his alma mater to give the commencement speech to the Class of 2012” – Mr. John Dolan

The mission of John S. Burke Catholic High School, a co-ed secondary school of the Archdiocese of New York, is to provide a positive environment that allows young men and women to achieve their potential, to assist them in recognizing and developing their natural talents and abilities, and to help them reflect the Gospel values of Jesus Christ in their lives by offering a diversified and comprehensive educational experience which encourages a spirit of inquiry, independent judgment informed by Catholic Christian values and civic responsibility.

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