CONFIRMATION: Class of 2012

ANTHONY CALENZO

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Global studies.

Family: Mother Jerrian; father Robert; brother Nick; sister Sarah..

Things you like to do: Play baseball, hockey, party, gym.

Who is your hero? Dustin Pedroia.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: We talk a lot, have fun and a lot of friends.

DANIELLE COMMISSO

15

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite class: Spanish.

Family: Mother Vikki; father Anthony; brothers Joey, Zack, Rocco.

Things you like to do: Hang out with my friends.

Who is your hero? My great-grandma.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I love Father Cesta. This church is very accepting and loving.

If I could ask God one thing: I would ask for forgiveness. Also, I would like to see my deceased family members once again.

GIANNA DELLERBA

15

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite class: Health.

Family: Mom, dad, brother.

Things you like to do: Shop, talk to friends.

Who is your hero? My mom.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I know a lot of people here. Father Cesta and Lisa.

If I could ask God one thing: Will I live a long life?

LEXI DRAKE

15

Sophomore, Oriskany High School

Favorite class: French.

Family: Mom, dad, brother, sister.

Things you like to do: Basketball, drums.

Who is your hero? My Papa.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The people become like a family and make you comfortable.

If I could ask God one thing: What happens after you die?

ZACHARY ELLIS

16

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite subject: Gym.

Family: Two parents, two brothers, two sisters.

Things you like to do: Play basketball, football and drums.

Who is your hero? My grandfather.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I know all the people in my religion class, and Father Cesta.

If you could ask God one thing: How do I know I will be in heaven after death, and to have a long life.

JENNIFER FERRO

15

Sophomore, Sauquoit Valley High School

Favorite subject: Choir.

Family: Mom, dad, brother.

Things you like to do: Run, sing act, sleep eat.

Who is your hero? My brother.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I grew up with everyone here. Pizza fritta.

If you could ask God one thing: For everyone not to suffer hardships.

SALVATORE FERRONE

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Music theory.

Family: Father Frank Sr.; brothers Frank and Carmen.

Things you like to do: Hang out, band rehearsal, text, play guitar, listen to technical progress metal, play Zelda games, read educational books.

Who is your hero? Tosin Abasi, Evan Brewer, Tommy Rodgers, Blake Richardson.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The atmosphere.

If I could ask God one thing: Where did you come from?

MARISSA FILLETTI

16

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite subject: Spanish.

Family: Father Paul; mother Tammy; brother Donte; sister Gianna.

Things you like to do: Learn new things, meet new people, talk, make people’s days, laugh, music, sing in the shower, play with my dog, spend time with my family and friends.

Who is your hero? Grandma Sandra Stephens.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The people here are warm and friendly. Father Cesta can always get a giggle out of me, and it’s one of the most beautiful buildings I’ve ever been in.

If you could ask God one thing: If I could meet my Grandpa Donatelli who I never got to meet.

DOMINIC FURGAL

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Earth science.

Family: Father and mother.

Things you like to do: Bowling, basketball, hanging with friends, playing video games.

Who is your hero? Derek Jeter and Pete Weber.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: Because we do fun things.

If I could ask God one thing: How old will I be when I die?

TAYLOR GRAY

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite subject: Science.

Family: Mother Chris; father Jim; brother Steven.

Things you like to do: Dance.

Who is your hero? My great-grandma.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I have friends here and they put on a good Mass.

If you could ask God one thing: To end world hunger.

MICHAEL LATHWOOD

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Science, trigonometry, orchestra, music and theory.

Family: Mother, father.

Things you like to do: Play bass, computers, listen to metal, play video games.

Who is your hero? Evan Brewer, Dan Briggs, Tosin Abasi.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The lovely decorations.

If I could ask God one thing: Make it so I wouldn’t have to sleep ever so I could do more stuff.

LINDSEY LEONE

15

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite class: Chorus.

Family: Mother Leslie; dad Pat; brother Russell.

Things you like to do: Sing, play basketball and softball.

Who is your hero? My mother.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I like listening to Father Cesta and to the peaceful music.

If I could ask God one thing: For forgiveness. Why did my mom get cancer?

JOSEPH A. MERCURIO

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite subject: Math, NJROTC.

Family: Mother, father, brother.

Things you like to do: Watch sports, talk, hang out with friends..

Who is your hero? Derek Jeter, Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: Father Cesta being funny and keeping it interesting..

If you could ask God one thing: What is the meaning of life.

JORDAN OCZKOWSKI

16

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Chemistry, band, music theory.

Family: Mother Mary Lourdes; brother Caleb.

Things you like to do: Play musical instruments, sing, perform in musicals, and play lacrosse and golf.

Who is your hero? Freddie Mercury.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The teachers are very friendly and it’s a fun environment.

If I could ask God one thing: How come there aren’t enough hours in a day.

STAY PHA

15

Sophomore, Proctor

Family: Mom, Mi Ngae; brother, Plah Say; sister, Hei Nay Moo.

Things you like to do: I like to help people, my friends and my family.

Who is your hero? Teachers, parent.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: It’s God’s house.

If you could ask God one thing: To help me when I need help.

FRANCESCA PRIORE

15

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Math.

Family: Mother Debbie; father Joe; brothers Joe, Daniel, Anthony.

Things you like to do: Play softball, sing, run, tan.

Who is your hero? My Aunt Palma.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: Because Lisa works here and I know everyone.

If I could ask God one thing: Is my aunt OK?

DOMENICA RISUCCI

15

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite subject: Early childhood.

Family: Mom, dad, two sisters.

Things you like to do: Swim, sleep.

Who is your hero? My sisters.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I was baptized on the church’s 100th anniversary, and it’s pretty.

If you could ask God one thing: To see my uncle one more time.

VINCENT SPATARO

15

Sophomore, Frankfort-Schuyler High School

Favorite subject: Biology.

Family: Victor, Francine, Rocco.

Things you like to do: Four-wheeling, soccer, football, chillin’ with my friends.

Who is your hero? Zlatan Ibrohimovic.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: The pizza fritta, the respect and kindness of the staff, Father Cesta.

If you could ask God one thing: What was I born to do and forgiveness of all my sins.

FRANCESCA SPINELLI

16

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite subjects: Music and Italian.

Family: Mother Gina Spinelli; father John Spinelli; sister Gabrielle.

Things you like to do: Work, hanging out with my friends, shopping.

Who is your hero? My Aunt Lisa.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I made a lot of friends here. I like the church and Father Cesta.

If you could ask God one thing: For my sister to heal from her surgery and for my Aunt Marie to get better and her eyes to get better so she can see better.

PHILIP SPIRIDIGLOIZZI

16

Sophomore, Whitesboro High School

Favorite class: Digital electronices.

Family: Father Mark; mother Diana; brother Mark; sister Carli.

Things you like to do: Snowboard, lacrosse, hang out with friends.

Who is your hero? My brother.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: We make the best pizza fritta in town. Mass.

If I could ask God one thing: I would ask God for forgiveness and to meet my mother’s mother.

ANNA TOFOLO

15

Sophomore, Mount Markham High School

Favorite subject: Jazz band.

Family: Mother Donna; father Michael.

Things you like to do: Play the piano, guitar, drums and sing, perform in front of big crowds, sleep and eat.

Who is your hero? God and my cousin Tommy.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I like the way the church teachers, and not to mentioned it’s the most beautiful church I’ve ever seen.

If you could ask God one thing: For me to make something of myself in the future and give me the strength to make it big and share my music with the world.

GREGORY TORRES

17

Junior, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite subject: Math

Family: Mother Cheryl A. (Ballard) Hertel; father Abraham Torres; brothers Andrew Johnson, Chad Johnson, Scott Johnson.

Things you like to do: Biking, hiking, climbing mountains.

Who is your hero? My mother.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: It’s helped me find my place in life.

If you could ask God one thing: To help me pass high school and college.

JENNIFER TRAN

16

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School.

Favorite class: Math.

Family: Mother Hanh Lam.

Things you like to do: Sing, play the piano, write lyrics, hang out with friends, make new friends, standing up for what I believe is right, walk to places I’ve never been to.

Who is your hero? Jess McCartney.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: When I’m here it feels like home to me. Plus, it’s beautiful and amazing. I love listening to and sing the songs during Mass.

If I could ask God one thing: What is my goal in life? Do I have a mission to do in my life? What did I come here for?

KELLY TRAN

17

Sophomore, Thomas R. Proctor High School

Favorite class: Spanish.

Family: Joan Tran, Kristy Kostyn, Kathy Tran, Chau Nguyen, Toan Tran.

Things you like to do: Texting, singing karaoke, reading, spending time with family, hanging out with friends, Oovooing, Facebook, Zumba, doing chores on the weekends, going to church and praying every night with my mom and little sister.

Who is your hero? My mom.

Why I like Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament: I love the pizza fritta and going to Mass every Sunday.

If I could ask God one thing: Will I have a good life in the future?