With the sun shining Saturday, June 2, Class Marshal Hayden Wechter of Halifax President of the Class of 2019, led the Class of 2018 onto the Sirrico Field for the 63rd Annual Silver Lake Regional High School Commencement.
320 students were awarded diplomas, which were presented by Michaela Gill, Principal, assisted by Paula Hatch, Chairman of the Silver Lake Regional School Committee and Assistant Principals Catherine Pratt and Steven Blette.
Salutatorian Madison Anne Milbert and Valedictorian Karen Lillian Ho were introduced by Class Historian Sarah Noonan, and each gave their words of wisdom, hope, and inspiration.
Music, provided by the Silver Lake Regional High School Band, conducted by Gregory Dube, included You Will Be Found, from Dear Evan Hansen by Pasek & Paul, performed by Select Choir with soloists Dylan Reid, Allison Farina, Abigail Kramer, Thomas McSorley, Rachel Azar, Tess Beckwith and Lauren Masterpolo.
A selection from The Greatest Showman, This is Me, was performed by Senior Choir Members, and soloists Taite Beale, Scott Patrick, Anna Gillis, Alexis Moulthrop, Ashlyn McGovern, Parth Patel, Janenita Monteiro, Faith Hatch, Anna Lambert, Nicole Kenney and Maria Mello.
Faculty member Heather Bates was the invited faculty speaker.
Class officers for 2018 are Allison Marie Farina, President; Sydney Barbara Kehoe, Vice-president; Lauren Vincenza Masterpolo, Secretary; Emily Flynn O’Neill, Treasurer, and Sarah Haley Noonan, Historian.