Prelacy News, Schools


The online graduation ceremony of the Siamanto Academy class of 2023-24 took place on Saturday, June 1, with Hera Makhoulian, Executive Director of the Armenian National Education Council, serving as MC. Following her welcoming remarks, His Eminence Archbishop Anoushavan, Prelate, offered the opening prayer.  

Siamanto Principal Ani Nercessian, ANEC Chairlady Houry Boyamian, and Prelacy Executive Director Dr. Vartan Matiossian addressed the students, preceding Archbishop Anoushavan, who encouraged and praised the graduates, expressing also his esteem for their parents and the importance they place on the education of their children. He also highlighted the work of ANEC and its Executive Director, and their commitment to produce well-crafted programs for our new generation.   

This year’s graduates are Maral Abrahamian, Katrina Arvestian, Tsoleen Barseghian, Sevag Deukenjian, Tsoleen Fisher, Nora Haroutunian, Vartine Kechechian, and Areg Lambert. They, too, had words of gratitude for the Academy and their teachers: Lena Nazarian; Raffi Rachdouni, and Arthur Atoyan.