Chelsea’s Anthony Deras Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

Anthony Deras from Chelsea and a student at St. Anthony’s School in Everett is awarded an SFX Scholar Medal from Malden Catholic High School.

Malden Catholic High School is pleased to announce that it has accepted 58 members as Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) Scholars for the Class of 2016. One of these outstanding scholars is Anthony Deras from Chelsea. Deras is a student at St. Anthony’s School in Everett. The SFX Scholars Program recognizes students who demonstrate academic excellence and promise, based on their entrance test scores and school records. It engages them in a four-year program that not only includes Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) classes, but also ranges from seminars to annual projects to portfolio development.

Malden Catholic’s SFX Scholars Program will enter its fifth year next fall. While still early in the process, Malden Catholic’s Class of 2012 SFX Scholars have begun receiving acceptances from nationally acclaimed colleges, including: Harvard University, Loyola University – Chicago, Northeastern University, Purdue University – College of Engineering, Providence College and Ohio State University. Further acceptances will be announced later this spring.

About Malden Catholic

Malden Catholic High School maintains an 80-year tradition of leading students to achieve academic excellence in a Catholic, familial atmosphere.  Annually, 98 percent of Malden Catholic graduates attend college.  Recognized for its dedicated faculty, challenging curriculum, spiritual guidance, social outreach, and championship caliber athletic programs, Malden Catholic educates young men from more than 40 communities surrounding Boston. A Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School, Malden Catholic is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  The school is convenient to both Rte. 1 and Rte. 93.  Further information on the school may be found at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *