CARL RUSSO/Staff photo. STEPPING OUT: The Lawrence High School Alumni Association helds its Annual Scholarship Banquet on Thursday, May 15 in the LHS Cafeteria. This year’s keynote speaker was Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, a LHS graduate with the class of 89. Mary Nastasia of Methuen, widow of Lawrence Police Chief, Thomas M. Nastasia presented a scholarship in his memory with the help of her sons, Thomas Nastasia of Cape Cod, left and Ron Nastasia of North Andover. Chief Nastasia graduated from LHS in 1941 and was a veteran of the Lawrence police department for 41 years. 5/15/2014.