The Mater Dei Prep Board of Trustees and President Don Galante are pleased to announce the appointment of Debra J. Serafin as principal of the school effective Aug. 1, 2018. The school’s Academic Affairs Committee, led by Dr. Simon Bosco, presented Ms. Serafin to the Board after a thorough search which focused on candidates with strong educational and curricular experience.
On Friday, June 8, 2018, Mater Dei Prep hosted a Dedication Ceremony to commemorate Investors Bank and the Mater Dei Prep PTO for their generous support in renovating the new Math & Technology Center. The new Math & Technology Center was proudly supported through a $25,000 grant from the Investors Foundation and a $30,000 donation from the Mater Dei Prep PTO.
On Tuesday, June 5, the Class of 2018 marked their graduation with a beautiful ceremony at Mary, Mother of God Church in Middletown, New Jersey. One Hundred Nine graduates were honored at this year’s ceremony and as a collective group received over $18.5 million in merit-based scholarships, which averages $169,725 in scholarships per student.
The graduating seniors of Mater Dei Prep celebrated on Thursday, May 31, 2018, with a Baccalaureate Mass in Mary, Mother of God Church, followed by the Senior Dinner at Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch.