Our Lady of Mercy Academy proudly names Kiera Stevenson as its Archdiocese of Newark Outstanding Graduate of the class of 2020. Kiera lives in Old Tappan and serves Mass at St. Andrew’s Parish in Westwood. In addition, she is one of the parish’s two Co-Lead Altar Servers and a New Altar Server Trainer. Kiera is a dedicated student who has achieved Principal’s Honor Roll status every trimester since fifth grade. As early as grade three, she demonstrated strong writing skills when she was named the New Jersey State winner for the American Legion’s Americanism Essay Contest.
Beyond her academics, Kiera is currently a Teen Zoo volunteer for Bergen County Zoo. Her extra-curricular activities at Our Lady of Mercy Academy have included Girl Scouts, basketball, volleyball, chorus, bell choir, the Art and Literary Magazine and Drama. This year, Kiera also serves as the eighth grade Yearbook Editor. Our Lady of Mercy Academy congratulates Kiera Stevenson and wishes her much success at Immaculate Heart Academy High School. She will be recognized by the Archdiocese in May at a special mass and Communion Breakfast.
For the second consecutive time, Our Lady of Mercy Academy is named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence! Principal, Laraine Meehan and third grade teacher, Marie Johnson are off to Washington, D.C. to accept the award on behalf of OLMA!