The outdoor ceremony featured two students and a parent speaker as well as several academic awards. Melissa Imperiale, Senior Class President, encouraged her classmates to "be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else." Patrick Tine, President of the Student-Faculty Legislature, spoke of the welcoming atmosphere he encountered as a new student.
Bob Flannery, father of graduating senior Dayton Flannery, was chosen to speak by the senior class. "Smartphones are not so smart," he advised the class.
Always keep in mind that “Conversation” is an art form - best
practiced through verbal communication and the use of interesting
vocabulary within structured sentences – those structured sentences
being offered in response to similar verbal communications made by
others while you are both physically present...
And while I’m at it - Gentlemen, I want you to always remember thatOne hundred twenty three seniors received their diplomas, awarded by Board President James Hudson.
the way to a girl’s heart is most often through her mother and father.
A text message to your newest squeeze - that you are waiting in the
car outside her house to pick her up for a date - does not relieve you of
your duty to walk up to the front door to meet her parents!
A slide show of the ceremony can be found here.