GHS seniors to graduate on Sunday
Ceremony begins at 2 p.m. in Community Building
“Life brings us tears, smiles and memories—the tears dry, the smiles fade, but the
memories last forever.”
—Class of 2012 motto
Sixty-two seniors will take a final walk in the Community Building gymnasium Sunday, May 13, during graduation ceremonies.
Commencement begins at 2 p.m.
Seniors will enter the gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance,” arranged by Elgar and Hall and Elledge.
Musicians from grades 8-11 will play the traditional piece directed by band teacher Thomas Belanger.
Jeramie VanAcker will present the opening remarks followed by varsity chorus members who will sing, “Go Light Your World,” an arrangement by Allen Pote and directed by music teacher Ernie Blecha. Marcia Speck will be the accompanist.
Varsity band members will play “Fire Dance” which was arranged by Shaffer.
Joshua Clark and Kerry McPheeters will give the senior address.
A senior video, created by the media class, will be shown. Superintendent Mike Teahon will then present graduates.
Giving diplomas will be school board members Bruce Clark, Scott France and Jon Hudson.
Alix Meisinger will give closing remarks.
Graduates will leave the gymnasium as the band replays “Pomp and Circumstance.”
Junior escorts for the ceremony are Morgan Kowalewski and Logan Sheets.
Ushers are Tyler Block, Cody Cooper, Brittyn Munster, Shay Wear and Jacey Wiggins.
Senior class officers are: Jeramie Van-Acker, president; Kerry McPheeters, vice president; Kelsey Wahlgren, secretary; Josh Clark, treasurer; and Peyton Prall, at-large representative.
The junior escorts, ushers and senior class officers are all chosen by the senior class.
After the graduation ceremony, the public is invited to join a congratulatory line for seniors in the main street area of the high school.
Colors chosen by the senior class are teal and black.
The class flower is the spider mum and the class song is, “It Was You,” by the 12 Stones.