On May 25, 125 distinguished scholars from 30 Archdiocesan and private Catholic secondary schools throughout the five-county Philadelphia region were recognized at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul during the 44th annual Academic Honors Convocation.

The students, all of whom are ranked in the top 3% of their senior class, were honored for their academic achievement and dedication to their studies. For information about Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, visit www.aopcatholicschools.org/(Photos by Sarah Webb)