BELMAR, NJ — It’s now on to high school for the 66 eighth-graders at Belmar Elementary School who celebrated their graduation last night.

The school’s auditorium was filled with family members and friends marking the milestone on June 19 with the Class of 2018. Keeping with tradition, the event kicked off with a procession of the graduates down the middle aisle to the stage — two by two, the girls in white caps and gowns, and the boys in green — as audience member snapped photos and tried to catch the eye of their loved ones.

The ceremony featured musical selections by the Belmar Eagle Band, speeches by eight graduates, remarks by school superintendent David Hallman and the graduates singing their class song, "Gone, Gone, Gone" by Phillip Phillips.

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Here are the graduates of Belmar Elementary School’s Class of 2018:

  • William Anan
  • Jose Avila
  • Nick Barbara
  • Ausere El Borrero
  • Dahlia Mae Castro
  • Derek Cerdas Osorio
  • Matthew Coughlan
  • Tyler Hunter Crespo-Cruz
  • Hannah Rose Doherty
  • Elizabeth Emmett
  • Giancardo Flores-Carpio
  • Juan Diego Garcia-Lopez
  • Gavin David Gebhardt
  • Aksel Guerrero Sandoval
  • Anthony Hartwig
  • Diana Juarez
  • Miguel Juarez
  • Christopher Juarez-Osorio
  • Bryan Juarez-Rojas
  • Shaun Keefe Jr.
  • Athena Alexandra Komitas
  • Jacqueline Litowinsky
  • Frank Loria
  • Isabel Mi-hwa Lusardi
  • Declan Joseph Mannion
  • Madelyn Elizabeth McManus
  • Enrique Mednoza
  • Lia Mendoza
  • Dylan Vyasa Meyers
  • Jessica Meza Osorio
  • Alex Murillo
  • Jordyn Marie Oglesby
  • Raul Olmedo
  • Logan Kasey Orlowski
  • Madeline Bridget Orlowski
  • Cristian Ortiz-Lopez
  • Alex Paucar
  • Frida Paz-Garnica
  • Kyle Joseph Polito
  • Eric Provenzano
  • Maria Valentina Quintero
  • Carolyn Faith Rackman
  • Fiona Brennan Reilly
  • Maeve O’Neill Reilly
  • Angel Reyes
  • Estephany Jasmin Riano
  • Brian Jett Roberts
  • Emma Rose Rokoszak
  • Sophia Louise Rokoszak
  • Antonio Javier Ruiz
  • Isaiah Miguel Ruiz
  • Vincent Russo
  • Kevin Sanchez
  • Turner Thomas Stevenson
  • Carols Suarez Perez
  • Brody Such
  • Nicole Tonny
  • CarlyAnne Torsiello
  • Eber Trejo
  • Hunter Ryan Trogu
  • Analisa Michele Viterbo
  • Khadeija KiYah Webb
  • Jacobb Adam White
  • Patricia White
  • Robert White III
  • Kevin Zuniga Rojas

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