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Photo Gallery: Franklin High School Class of 2018 Graduation

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SOMERSET, NJ - With wishes of luck and happiness for the future, Franklin High School celebrated the graduation of 524 seniors at Warriors Stadium on Friday.

FHS Principal, Frank Chmiel welcomed close to 4,000 people to the celebrate with the class of 2018. 

The district named Kunj Padh valedictorian and Riya Sheth salutatorian.

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Franklin High School Class of 2018 Graduates 
Yorki Almonte Lopez Cynthia Garcia Prerona Panja *#
Eric Jan Bolante Abalos Jason Philip Garcia *#^ Maxwell Parrone
Bassil S. Abuhuzeima Rashaun Garraway Aisha Patel *#
Zaid Abuhuzeima Keyani George Archi Patel *#^
Krysten Acevedo Hilda German Reyes Bhavi Patel *#
Toneukarin George Agbeyegbe Clarissa Glassen Chandni J. Patel #
Daniel Allegro # Felix Rainiel Gomez Gausal Patel
Joan Allen Gerardo Gomez Perez Julie R. Patel
Sayuri Alvarez Sanchez George Gonzalez Kaushal Patel *#^
Daniel Alves Yareymy Nicole Gonzalez ^ Naitikkumar Daxeshkumar Patel
Dora Amoo-Achampong ^ Nahara Gonzalez-Feliciano Priya Patel
Jada Ancion ^ Lance Kyree Grant Shivani Sanjay Patel
Bianca Anigbogu Taylor Gravesande Sunny Patel *#^
Flor Aparicio Camille Gray Suramya Patel
Jorge J. Arce Lopez Stephon Amari Gray Viha Harshad Patel *#^
Sha-deen Arnold Omar Griggs Brendon Patterson
Akua Pomaa Asamoah Brianna Grubbs Christopher Palaez Betancourt
Brandon Asare Kevin Guardado Janna Maria Pena
Kisa Ashraf # Emil Gutierrez Sosa Jose Oscar Pena Dilone
Jaime Asuncion Viedma Molita Savata Anika Harris Noeli Pena Peralta
Syed Muhammad Athar Ahnaf Zarif Hasan Edrim M. Peralta
Serena Lorene Austin Asima Zahin Hasan Joel Peralta Camilo
Patricia Avila Wafa Hashmi Jeffrey Jose Perez
Josephine Awadalla Saad Ky'on Hayes Dahjir Perkins
Edwin Azcona Dominique Hazel-Criss Sarah Perrine
Lisette Azcona Miriam Hazim Amina Louise Philip
Tyra Shanese Babb Dean Heflin *#^ Justin Philipsheck
Tayo Badru Dervette Danieka Henderson Margaret Pollard
Anthony Bagwell Joshua Hendricks *#^ Jamilex Polonia
Shiva Balasubramanian * Eileen Elizabeth Hennessy German L. Porrata
Briseidy Balderas Heury J. Herandez Torres Khaliel C. Powell
Michael Isaiah Banfield Miguel Herrera Terran Pressley
Alana Banks Tiana Herron Akil Prevost
Charles Banta Nija Monet Hickson Danielle Printon *
Shannon Barde Jamille Holmes Egypt Jamilatu Privott
Daniella Barnaby Jamiya Holmes Jaylen Racine
Ahjure Estacia Barnes Williams Justin Khalil Holmes Stacy Ramdeo
Rabbi Bastien Marquis Hassan Howard Viswa Vijeth Ramesh #
Kaelyn Baucum Ayline Hoyos Garcia Pablo Ramires Orozco
Kaitlinann Beckhorn Trinitee Lauren Hyman Jesus Refugio Ramirez
Joshua Bello Isaiah Jackson Alexander Uriel Ramirez Cuahutle
Eddie Santiago Benitez Ganesh Jagdeo Stephanie Ramirez Medina
Parth Bhatt *# Manav Jain Alejandra Ramos
Hamza Bilal Akash Jayasuri * Jailene Ramos
Cierra Blue Brandon Jenkins Esmeny Ramos Garcia
Alicia Bongiorno Zakee Jennings Alyssa Ramroop
Cesar Bonilla Zakiya Jennings Karinna Karthik Rao *#
Stephanie Yesenia Bonilla Julie John #^ Abolee Raut *#^
Skye Boomer * Amaya Johnson Afzaal Razack
Asia Chantell Boone Elizabeth Concetta Johnson Consuelo Reategui
Brianna Surgey Borrero Tianna Jonas Courtney Leigh Redwood
Elijah Bowers Avery Jones Tykey Nyair Reinberry
Ashley Boyd Kyle McKenzie Jordan Piadra Renner
John Bravo-Ramirez Jessica Maria Jozak *# Alexander Reyes
Tyler Broadnex Christopher Juarez Hernandez Andy Reyes
Bria Kennedy Brown Brian Kacsanik Rachel Reyes
Demetri Brown Srihitha Kakarlapudi *#^ Samuel Reyes
Devon Scott Brown Momodu Kamara Cynthia Riano Gonzalez
Winalis Reyes Bruce Alexander Kampf Emma Richter
Tyler Jiaer Brunson Mohamed Kanu Lakenya Riddick
Kadar Bryan Mary Kargbo Morgan Riddick
Serena Buchan *# Danielle King Katherine Grace Riha *#^
Aniya Myasia Bunting Nailah Halimah King Jhane'a Monique Riley
Jeson Burney Allison Christina Kline * Elijah Rivera
James Anthony Bustamante-Lopez Melvin Komeh Ominay Kelyce Robertson
Kwazir Byrom Melvina Komeh Kobe K. Robinson
Shanyah Byrom Rebecca Kosty * Mariah Robinson
Paloma Iluminada Cabreja Alyssa Kowalsky * Danett Rocha-Davila
Daryan Calles-Martinez Lorena Kuethe Liam Roche
Djared Campbell Kajal Kumari Syonna Amoré Rodgers
Jean Pierre Canton Jessica Mary Kunz * Andrea Rodriguez
Daniel Antonio Carmona Soriano Oniya Imani LaFrance Catherine Rodriguez *#^
Ammeara Fatema Carter Youssef Lahmar Geianny Rodriguez
Christina Carter Travis Lakhraj Johnathan Rodriguez
Kristina Casisa Carissa LaSelva Raymond Rodriguez
Tyree Cathcart Elvis Lazo Tiffany M. Rodriguez
Nicole Leigh Chalecki Kiana Lee * Noe Alberto Rodriguez Reyes
Simran Chertara * Darian Andre' LeMay Preciosa Rojas
Zaire Chiles Christopher Leong *#^ Kevin Romero-Tejada
Mason Chin Anthony Odane Levene Jared Rose
Isaiah James Cimafranca * Allyssa Marie Lewis Aliah Sarah Ross #
Samuel Cisneros Zion Jacque Bernice Lewis Diana Gisselle Ruiz
Jada Jonell Clarke #^ Amira Khaira Lipscomb Leslie Ruiz Aragon
Mariah Clarke Christina Liu # Kevin Ruiz-Tamara
Jalyssa Clemon Xiao Liu Lawrence Russell
Victor Manuel Cleto Quezada Anel Abigail Lombardo Ryan Russo
Janai Aaliyah Coleman Dalvin Long Derek Ryan
David Collado Chelsea Lopez * Jordan Ernest Odhiambo Sadia
Chris Colom Linton Lopez Al-Tariq Sadler
Gabriella Consiglio *#^ Kate Lopez-Ramos Joe Salazar Vizhnay
Angelica Corella Castro *# Jasim Aziz-Haki Lumford Remy Michael Salloum
Darion Cotton Jeffrey Luzon Yordano Gregorio Sanchez Lopez
Aminata Coundoul Emanuel Mack Rohan Sanghavi *
Daisy Cruz Lizet Magana-Zaragoza Rhea Saranathan
Rick Cruz Jamie Mango Sinthia Sarathy
Rome Cruz Kadiatu Mannah Jonathan Sasonov
Silvia Altagracia Cuevas Bailys Adelin Manuel ^ Ahmed Savage
Allen D'Meza Joshua Markey Sierra Schiff
Mohamed Dabor Abigail Teresa Marshall Simon Schwartz
Esha Vaibhav Dahake #^ Kelssy Marte Antonio N. Scott
Neal Dalal *#^ Caitlin Martinez Carollyn Scotto Di Frego
Vidhi-Kirankumar Dalal * Jesus Martinez Garry Secker
Ava Danielsen Marilu Martinez Maitri Shah *#
Dylan Darkwa Terence Christopher Martinez * Naman Dharmin Shah
Soledad Davila Axel Martinez Angulo Saloni Shah *#^
Amira Davis Alfonso Martinez Rivera Jasmine Shekari-Nejad *#
Chezney Davis Luis Henry Martinez Rodriguez Keshaun Shelton
Cyana Davis Gissela G. Mata McDermoth Camille Leslie Sherriffe
Davay Davis Basheer G. Matar Riya Sheth *#^
Samantha Leslie Davis * Lillian Mathews Minkailu Sillah
Shayna Brianne Davis-Albert Darius D. Mathis Jessica Silva
Alexis Kendy De Jesus Torres Quincy Maxwell Colin Sims
Desiree De La Camara Stephanie Mayers Jillian Rachel Singer
Sarahlee De La Luz Tamir Mayers-Gaines Runaq Prakash Singh
Charisse Belicia De Leon Robin B.R. Mayo Allyson Smith
Lynnette Gladys  Deensie Christopher McArdle Datoine Tyrone Smith
Kayla Dehogues *# Josiah Amiri-Mark McClain Devine Smith
Anthony DeLorenzo Kiara McCloud Justin Tyler Smith
O'Brian Dennison Kiersten McCloud Kye Smith
Christopher Michael Destin Ezieh McCutchen Zainudin Smith
Gianni DeVaughn Ashford Antuan McFadden Gabrielle Sobon
Peyton Dey ReYana McFarlane Hannah Soria
Anahi Diaz Emma McJury Jeremiah Sprague
Anthony Diaz Darius McLaurin Quittley Mikell Dwayne Maxi Stafford
Brian Diaz Terrod McLean Keith Christopher Stewart *
Melvin Diaz Mary Xiao Le McNamara Kobe Sweeney
Nicolas E. DiMeglio Jill Mehta Faaz Syed
Dashawn Laron Dixon, Jr, Marlon Eduardo Mejia Viera Anthony Sykes
Keshawn Dixon Jadon Melecio *# Scott Riley Szymborski
Barbara Dominguez Amiah Nicole Melendez Vicente Tabusares
Mariam Dominguez Lizandro Mendoza Bravo Ngardie Tarawally
Martin Dominguez Breidy Anderson Mercedes Billal Taylor
Monica Ja'Niece Doster-Fields Nicolas Messner *#^ Brianna Elizabeth Thomas
Ya’Tona Janiah Dowdell Derrick Michell Jhane Thomas
Darianny Duarte Hilario Alexia Antoinette Miles * Summer Danielle Thompson #*
Shaun Duffy Erica Anne Milgram Brielle Thurin
Diana Duran Collin Miller Adalia Torres
Gabriela Alejandra Duran Rosales Destiny Dajaha Miller Jayson Torres ^
Kyna Eagar *# Elijah Jayden Miller Yolenni Torres
Tajae Echevarria Alyssa Milson Ayleen Gloribell Torres Peralta #
Olivia Echeverria Yelitza Minaya Madeline Torres Urena
Isaiah Edmunds Mikaela Mitchell Anjali Trivedi *#
Alexander Eid *#^ Alhassan Aly A. Mohamed Ewis Raina Nishith Trivedi *
George El-Choueri Jauw Bayang Montalbo * Jonisha Trivers
Daniella Emmer *#^ Vanessa Montehermoso Rebekah Chantal Turcios
Brandon Erazo Emily Montes Amado Jr. Valentin
Kevin Espana Heidy Montes Janelle Valentin
Jason Espinal Jazzibel Munoz Kelly Velasco
Montse Danilex Espinosa Amira Mustapha Alexis Velasco-Barragan
Robert Falcher Brandon Malachi Myers Jennifer Velasquez Reyes
Daniel Faro Gonzalez Collin Nadolsky Germaine Venable
Rebecca A. Fasanella Mansi Naik Shravan Venkatesan *#^
Rossel Felipe Cortorreal Jack Napoli Shyam Venkatesan
Marissa Fernandez Jacinda C.E. Nembhard Karen Vivar
Jazmine Leigh Ferri Jamaya Adia Newton * Lauren Elizabeth Vladyka *#^
Elijah Field Charm Nicholas * Thomas Vincent Volpe
Clayborne Fields III Alexandra Niehaus Sydney Wade
David Fletcher Dana Norris Myasia Walker
Sava Valesse Ford Monserrat Noyola-Narvaez Justin Walsh
Joanna Lelia Francois Emir-Manuel  Nunez Jasmine Danielle Way
Keisha S. Francois Chelsea Nwankwo Jordan D. Way
Jasmine Franklin Chibundu Akachukwu Nwanonyiri Tara Weniger
Olivia Taylor Fraser * Ahmir O'Neal Madison Whiting #
Samaad Zaire Frazier Julissa Olmedo Nadayzia Ismain Williams
Cecelia Frias Mayowa Omabegho Ronald Williams
Joshua Fuller William Omolo Shiyan Williams
Ayesatu Ayodele Gabisi Andrea Orellana Escalante Jalen Winfield
Robert Gagliardi Ian Joshua Origenes * Grace Woloshyn
Malcolm Gaines *^ Kaitlyn Orsini Nadine Yanes #^
Andrea Gallagher Leonel Ortiz Matthew Yeager
Ryan Gallagher Joshua E. Osborne Cory Yhap
Veronica Gandarillas Medina Jamilli Arturo Pacheco-Urquiza ^ Batool Zaidi
Marcio Garach Kunj Padh *#^ Alexandra  Shamiram Zia
Carlos Garcia Jared Paige Joseph Thomas Zjawiony
  Ajay Pandya *#  
 
 

* = National Honor Society

# = President’s Education    

       Award Program

^ = 4-Year Honor Roll

 

 

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