Chesterton High School commencement exercises for the Class of 2019, was
held Thursday, May 30, starting at 7 p.m., in the CHS outdoor stadium.
performed while the audience was taking their seats, was presented by the
CHS band, under the direction of Mr. Adam Bess.
followed, with “Pomp and Circumstance” accompanying the graduates as they
filed in for the ceremony.
made by Braxton Martorano, Class of 2019 Secretary.
The Pledge of
Allegiance was led by Samuel Stricker, Class of 2019 Treasurer, followed by
the National Anthem, sung by Agia Amezcua-Bone, Ryan Callaway, Emma Healy,
and Daniel Schmiegel.
made by Jennifer Gillen, Senior Class Whip, were followed by the
introduction of faculty speaker Caroline Parks, Vice-President of Public
address was given by CHS teacher Ms. PennyJo Morris.
honor students by Mr. Brent Martinson, CHS Principal, was followed by a
special song by senior choir members.
The Student Address
was given by Azeezjamal Lakhani, who shared fond reminiscences of his years
in the Duneland Schools, and the many accolades achieved by the class of
2019. This year’s class motto was ‘’We’re Kind of a B19 Deal’’.
The presentation of
the Class of 2019 was made by Mrs. Liz Coutroubis and Mrs. Dana Huwig, both
The highlight of
the evening, the presentation of diplomas, was done by Mrs. Judith Malasto,
Interim Superintendent, Mr. Monte Moffett, Asst. Superintendent, and
officers and members of the Duneland School Board.
turning of the tassels was led by CHS Class of 2019 graduate Haydn
Malackowski, Vice-President of Student Affairs.
cooperated and the soft spring evening gave the event a special glow for all
who participated and those who came to observe and congratulate the