72 students graduate from Kendall

Posted 28 June 2014 at 12:00 am

Provided photos – Kendall High School graduates Caelan Welch and Tessa Vick are pictured at Commencement on Friday.

The auditorium was at capacity to see 72 students graduate from Kendall.

Press release Kendall Central School

KENDALL – Friends, family, faculty and staff filled the auditorium of the David J. Doyle Kendall Junior-Senior High School on Friday evening to celebrate the graduation of 72 Kendall high school seniors.

District Superintendent Julie Christensen was the master of ceremonies. Valedictorian Kari Hurlbutt and Salutatorian Tyler Smith addressed the class.

Kendall junior Marisa Hanlon, center, is pictured with two members of the Class of 2014 – Nicole Browe, left, and Kari Hurlbutt.

Featured speaker was Kendall graduate and celebrated athlete Roosevelt Bouie. The Royal Blue Band, led by Band Ensemble Director Ashlea Strouse, also performed.

Of this year’s class, 80 percent plan to pursue higher education degrees while 16 percent plan to enter the workforce. Four percent will be entering military service.

Earlier this month, Kendall also celebrated Kindergarten graduation and the sixth graders were honored at a “moving up” ceremony in which they mark their transition from elementary students to the junior high school.

Kendall students celebrate completing kindergarten.

The Top 10 Kendall sixth-graders were recognized during a moving-up ceremony.