Members of the Fairfield Prep Class of 2023 celebrated their graduation at Prep's 81st Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 26, 2023.
The ceremony was held at 10 a.m. in the Leo D Mahoney Arena where 202 graduates received their diplomas in front of family and friends. Hundreds of viewers also joined in by watching ceremony via livestream.
The commencement speaker was Brendan Coffey, SJ, former Fairfield Prep Regent and theology teacher. Brendan was officially approved for holy orders by the Jesuits East Province and will be ordained as a Deacon on October 21, 2023, in Oakland, California. He will later be ordained as a priest on June 14, 2024, at Fordham University in the Bronx. Nominated by his peers, John Mancini '23 delivered the student address to his fellow Prep brothers.
This year's graduates will matriculate to a number of prestigious colleges and universities, among them Brown University, West Point, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, University of Notre Dame, Boston College, Villanova University, Fairfield University, Fordham University and the College of the Holy Cross. (View a highlight reel of all of our students sharing their college commitments).
- View and purchase photos from Robert Taylor Photography of the conferral of diplomas as well as additional candids.
- More than 1,000 candid photos are also available to view/download on the Fairfield Prep Graduation 2023 Flickr Album.
Baccalaureate Mass Photos
- View and download Baccalaureate Mass photos.
- View short Graduation Highlights here.
- View a video of the full Graduation on Prep's YouTube channel.
- Watch the full Graduation on YouTube below. Download a 11GB video mp4 file of the Graduation.
Senior Awards Dinner
- View/download photos from Senior Awards Dinner.
- View/download photos from Senior Prom.
Senior Breakfast & Picnic
- View/download photos from Breakfast & Picnic.
Here are some cinematic highlights from the graduation, courtesy of videographer Steven Yingling.
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