On Friday, June 14th, the rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors were present at their last Mass celebration of the school year which would be followed by their award ceremonies. It served to give the MFG Scholarship award special importance as it was the final award. Also the recipients had not been announced before hand.
Paul Gilleran, Mary Fran’s brother spoke for his family and their desire to honor Mary. He spoke of their helpless feeling on losing this special person in their lives. They decided that they had numbers of people to give to something, Now they have become aware of what a worthy and appropriate place Detroit Cristo Rey High School is to remember Mary, the unassuming visionary leader.
President Michael Khoury presented the certificates which represented tuition and book fees for their Senior year to the following three students. Mr. Gilleran announced their names to the surprised recipient