Colors: Blue and white
Number of graduates: 627
Commencement speaker: Mangan and Class President
Awards: No awards mentioned, but 88 students recognized in program for membership in
--Elbel shared that every day he would arrive at school in the parking lot across the street and look up at the stands where the graduates' friends and family were sitting, and think about what this moment would be like speaking at graduation..
--"Obstacles will stay obstacles until you persevere through them." -- Molbrey
--Molbrey said he and his classmates at CMS persevered through a new way of learning, with iPads.
--"We're an amazing class, and I say that with all the bias in the world." -- Mangan
--Pellerin told her class that it is time to trust in their own decisions. She advised them to be honest; understand that it is OK to not be liked; to not fear embarrassment; and do what makes them happy.
--"When life tells you (that) you can not, prove them wrong." -- Pellerin
Class facts: This class was the last to enter CASHS as sophomores, in 2011-12. The class also just achieved a rare Color Day three-peat, having won each of their three years competing. This was also the first graduation since CMS was established that its students were called up for their diplomas separately from their CASHS classmates.
Seen and heard:
--Graduation was delayed an hour due to rain.
--Each CMS student shook hands with CMS Principal
--The new graduates began tossing a few beach balls around right after all their names were called. Many more flew up a few moments later.
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