GALLERY: Graduation 2014 – Part 1

The class of 2014 graduated on Friday June 6th at Hyland Field. The ceremony started with bag pipers and drummers, leading the procession of faculty and graduates onto the field. A group of senior girls sang the national anthem.  Assistant Principal Paul Murphy, Principal Patricia Puglisi, and Superintendent Pamela Beaudoin all gave speeches to the class and audience.

Following the administrations speeches, class president Erik Rajunas spoke about his journey through high school and about his class. Then Madeline Dahlen spoke as the Salutatorian of the class. The last speech from the students of the class of 2014 was given by Valedictorian Lindsey Duff, who chose to write a letter to the world about her class.

The class speaker was English teacher Daniel Koughan, who spoke for the third time at graduation in the past five years. He gave the graduates pieces of advice gleaned from important works of literature. After the diplomas were awarded, the students flipped their tassels and were officially finished with school at MERSD.






FACULTY                                     Creagan More Pipes and Drums


GRADUATES                “Pomp and Circumstance” by Edward Elgar

                                                                MERSD Band, Mr. Joseph Sokol, Director


NATIONAL ANTHEM                                    Evanthia Boling, Sofia del Valle, Lindsey Duff,

Elizabeth Higgins, Molly McCoy, Hannah Parker, Alexandra Valenti, Elizabeth White



WELCOME                                   Mr. Paul F. Murphy, Assistant Principal



SUPERINTENDENT                      Ms. Pamela Beaudoin, Superintendent



CLASS ADDRESS/GIFT                Class Officers: Erik Rajunas, Evanthia Boling,

William Burnham, Alyssa Shepard



SALUTATORIAN ADDRESS         Madeline Kelley Dahlin                         






PRESENTATION                           Ms. Patricia Puglisi, Principal




COMMENCEMENT                      Mr. Daniel Koughan

ADDRESS                                                     English Department


 PRESENTATIONS OF                  Ms. Linda Crosby, School Committee Chair

DIPLOMAS                                   Ms. Pamela Beaudoin, Superintendent

                                                     Ms. Patricia Puglisi, Principal

                                                     Mr. Paul F. Murphy, Assistant Principal


RECESSIONAL                             “Summon the Heroes” by John Williams

                                                              Arranged by Michael Sweeney   


CLASS SONG                                “Good Vibrations” by Amir Quadeer Shakir,

            a.k.a. M.C. Spice,  for Marky Mark

            and the Funky Bunch


JUNIOR MARSHALLS                   Emily Moore – Craig Carter   






Author: eppc

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