As Friday’s weather forecast was dire, Silver Lake’s 66th Annual Commencement was postponed a day until Saturday, June 5 to avoid threatened thunderstorms.
The 265 students marched in to the Anthony F. Sirrico Athletic Field to Pomp and Circumstance played by the Silver Lake Regional High School Band. Select Choir Seniors and Wind Ensemble, performed the National Anthem, followed by Found/Tonight by Miranda, Paul & Pasek/ arr. Narverud.
Delaney Jane Callanan, President of the Class of 2021, gave the address of welcome and Ms. Jamie Schweer was the invited faculty speaker.
Honor essayists were Salutatorian Anna Jasmine Teunis, Valedictorian Mathew Leo O’Donnell.
Mrs. Michaela Gill, Principal, presented diplomas to the Class of 2021, assisted by Mrs. Paula Hatch, Chair, Silver Lake Regional District School Committee and Assistant Principals Mrs. Catherine Pratt and Mr. Steven Blette.
Fireworks lit the sky at the conclusion of the ceremony.