Telstar graduates 57 Friday
The Telstar Regional High School Class of 2013 will graduate Friday evening, June 14.
Fifty-seven class members will receive their diplomas in a ceremony that starts at 7 p.m. at the school.
Graduation Week activities began Tuesday with Senior Scholarship Night.
On Wednesday the seniors were scheduled to go on a class trip to Canobie Lake Park in New Hampshire.
Tonight (Thursday) family and friends will gather for “A Coming Together” celebration at 7 p.m.
Friday night’s Commencement will begin with “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by pianist W. Thomas Coolidge.
Principal Dan Hart will open the ceremony, and student Anneliese Smith will sing the National Anthem.
Guest speaker Richard Blanco will follow.
Third-honors student Kevin Annis, salutatorian Colton Davis and valedictorian Richard James will then speak.
“Reflections” will be offered by class members Gabrielle Conrad, Colton Davis and Richard James.
The choral selection “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley, will follow, sung by all class members.
Elaine Cross, chair of the SAD 44 Board of Directors, will offer congratulatory remarks.
Superintendent David Murphy, Ed.D will certify the graduates, and Hart will then offer remarks and present the diplomas.
Dean of Students Charles Raymond will close the ceremony.
The graduates will then participate in Project Graduation events in the Windham/Portland area.