Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word preceding the 40th annual Academic Honors Convocation May 16 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. The event honored graduating seniors from 33 archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools in the five-county region for achieving academic excellence throughout their high school years. The 144 students, who are ranked in the top 3% of their senior class, were recognized for their academic success and dedication to their studies.