Learning to Lead

“Mercy women know how to lead by example for those who follow or those who have lost their way. Being a woman of Mercy is about how you carry yourself and act when no one is looking.” - Mercy Student

Mercy High School prepares women to be leaders - leaders in the classroom, in campus ministry, on the athletic fields, in community service, and in their class, club and school activities. Each summer, members of the new senior class are invited to participate in Go The Mile, an overnight experience designed to prepare them to be the leaders in their school. During Go The Mile, the seniors write the mission statement that will guide them as leaders during the coming school year.

Student Leaders’ Mission Statement
Class of 2014
“Go the Mile 16”, June 19, 2013

We, the Senior Class of 2014, promise to acknowledge and respect the integrity and dignity of each person.  We will provide hospitality to every individual we encounter following in the footsteps of Catherine McAuley.  As Women of Mercy, we will strengthen the bond of sisterhood between classes by accepting and embracing everyone as children of God.  We will embody the spirit of the classes before us by living out their legacy of compassion. Together we will strive for academic excellence while continuing to grow emotionally, socially and spiritually.  In an effort to reach our full potential, we dedicate ourselves to bringing out the Mercy in everyone, especially the future generations to come. 


Student Leadership Organizations

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society recognizes superior scholarship, outstanding service, leadership and character in Mercy juniors and seniors. The McAuley chapter of the National Honor Society sponsors service projects for Mercy High School and the community. Members sponsor the Souper Bowl Food Drive and Red Cross Blood Drive, tutor other students at Mercy and in community centers, and collect gifts for social service agencies at Christmas and Easter.

National Honor Society Officers 2013-2014

  • President – Emily Hall
  • Vice President (Committees) – Abigail Nolan
  • Vice President (Tutoring) – Flannery Keenan
  • Secretary –Abigail Benchimol
  • Treasurer – Grace Brodeur
  • Moderator:  Mrs. Daniela Esposito

French Honor Society

  • President – Caitlin McAuliffe
  • Vice President – Chenoa Summer
  • Secretary – Victoria Rose Conroy
  • Treasurer – Katelyn Leroux
  • Moderator:  Mr. Robert Hunt

  Spanish Honor Society 

  • President – Michaella Toledo
  • Vice President – Christine Cammisa
  • Secretary – Abigail Nagy and Stephanie Case
  • Treasurer – Alexa McKnight
  • Moderator:  Mrs. Patricia LaBella

Peer Ministry

Peer Ministry is a year-long experience for seniors designed to build Christian leadership skills and enhance their personal and spiritual awareness. Peer Ministry provides Mercy with a team of spiritual leaders able to minister in the areas of liturgy, prayer, liturgical services, retreats, and in all other areas of spiritual need at Mercy. Peer Ministers are also expected to be of service in their own parishes and outside the Mercy community.

  • Moderator: Ms. Ann Derbacher, Campus Minister

Student Activities Council

The Mercy High School Student Activities Council promotes school spirit through fun activities such as Spirit Days, Cake Auction, Walkathon, Talent Show, and dances with Xavier High School. They also plan the Father/Daughter Dance and the Mother/Daughter Mass and Brunch. Students enjoy all-school activities and also build their own class spirit through friendly competitions!

Student Council Officers 2013-2014

  • Co-Presidents –  Alexandra Caudullo and Christy Parmenter
  • Vice President – Morgan Cahill
  • Secretary –  Katherine Harrison
  • Treasurer – Bianca Fiore
  • Moderator:  Ms. Anne Drewry

Class Executive Boards

Each year, classes elect the students who will serve as their leaders in planning and carrying out events. Members serve on Class Executive Boards, where they learn how to coordinate their responsibilities, represent the needs of their classmates, and work as a leadership team.

Class of 2014 – Senior  Class Executive Board

  • Molly Breen, Alexis Brown, Astin Donovan, Marla Katz, Michaella Toledo
  • Moderators:  Mrs. Daria Fitzgerals and Mrs. Meg Malafronte

Class of 2015 – Junior  Class Executive Board

  • Kendall Ely, Kendra Landy, Sarah Gallo, Felicia Ruffino, Stepanie Dean
  • Moderators:  Mrs. Janette Dziatko, Ms. Lauren Daniels

 Class of 2016 – Senior Class Executive Board

  • Marilena Bevilacqua, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Hayley Gagnon, Nicole Proto
  • Moderators:  Mrs. Michele Maino Dastoli