MADISON, NJ - Madison High School held its in-person graduation and awards ceremony for the Class of 2020 at 6 p.m.on Thursday, July 9 th . The ceremony took place at Ted Monica Stadium and was live streamed on YouTube for those who were either unable to attend or preferred to stay at home.
Principal Drechsel, Senior Class President Chase Mackenzie Lucas, Salutatorian Hope Combs Pratt, and Valedictorian Clare Dovey Culligan all provided abbreviated versions of the speeches that were given during the virtual ceremony. The speakers all praised the class’ resiliency during these troubled times and expressed their gratitude that they were able to celebrate this special day together.
As students were called up to receive their diploma, Principal Drechsel announced the awards that each of them had received. Afterwards, each student got their picture taken and could pick up their yearbook.
Social distancing guidelines, such as wearing masks when not providing a speech, were in place to keep all of the attendees safe.
Congratulations to Madison’s Class of 2020:
Sydney Catherine Albano, Noor Alhusseini, Marcos Cesar Almada, Natalia Alvarez, Jacob Aaron Antmann, Katherine James Antmann, Brendan John Armstrong, Nicole Elisabeth Artigliere, Cemile Y. Atar, John William Beaman, Jonathan Tobias Bear, Matthew James Beneventano, Pablo Bermúdez Solórzano, Jordan Joshua Bernstein, Kevin Betancur Toro, Luke M. Bias, Jane Marie Biedermann, Katie Diamond Burian, Elisabeth Diane Butler, Ryan Griffith Canfield, Peter John Carroll, Elijah Q. Casimir, Latryia Q. Casimir, Michelle Alyssa Catão, Danielle Elaine Cenicola, John Francis Cerutti, Andrew Sungjoon Cho, Dean Alexander Christakis, Hallee Chupp, Nicolette Amber Cilenti, James Joseph Ciriello, Chase Ireland Cmaylo, Tyler Thomas Cmaylo, Nicole Codarlupo, Ian Coen, Allegra Rose Colavita, Daniel Collazos, Erin M. Colligan, Vincent Salvatore Costa, Ave Christina Cozzolino, Sophia Anne Crucs, Noah Mason Culin, David Ian Delavan, Samuel J. Demakos, Annabella Rose DeVincenzo, Morgan Kristine Dietsch, Fiona McKenna Doherty, Laura Maria Duque, Brendan Michael Durkin, Kyler Vicente Erezuma, Angelo Jose Agduyeng Fama, John Charles Farrell, Wyatt Edward Fritsch, Liam Fry, Ethan Khuong Gajewski, Jeremy Miles Gann, Julie Elise Gann, Valeria Garcia Salazar, Juan Pablo García Ospina, Eva Lea Gaurin, Sean James Germain, Juan Giraldo, Abbie Gail Glaab, John Oliver Turco Gorman, Spencer L. Gould, Ella Maureen Grant, Ethan Mitchell Greene, Hunter James Griffie, Luke William Griffie, Daiana Guevara Posada, Liam Luke Gunning, Andrew Jacob Gupta, Adam Y. Hadim, Jade Noelle Heenehan, Eileen Rigby Helck, Timothy Grant Henderson, Christiana A. Henry, Matthew E. Hernandez, Hector Steven Herrera, II, Shane Heskett, Sean Patrick Hoover, Marina Hoyt, Grace Virginia Hughes, Emma Elizabeth Jasen, William D. Johansen, Nicholas Alexander Kartamyshev, Michael Lawrence Katz, Grace O’Connell Kean, Emily Grace Keller, Ryan Timothy Kelley, Zarina Cantale, Sadie Kim, Ryan Nicholas Kleiven, Benjamin Michael Klepper, Ava Jean Kwan, Jaeger Lee Lajewski, Michael Lee, Matthew Stephen Leone, Courtney Grace Leu, Haley Kate Liu, Delaney Erin Lloyd, Kameron Elisabeth Lloyd, Franchesca Lopez, Brooke Elizabeth Loughran, Samiyah A. Love, Joseph Samuel Luppino, Anthony William Maccario Jr., Jenna Grace Marandola, Gabriela Martinez, Valeria Marulanda Giraldo, Brianna Marie Masiello, Aidan James Matthews, Anna Elizabeth McCarthy, Grace May McCormick, Colin A. McMillan, Megan Mellett, Jack Stephen Melvin, Maxwell Benjamin Morales, Scarlett Autumn Morgan, Laura Munoz Arango, Augustina Wilhelmina Munter, Lila Murcott, Isabella Grace Mutone, Julia Ivy Natoli, Allison Hope Nevias, Ella Gallagher Nielsen, Scott McLean Noetzli, Leah Rose Noto, Gabriel Antonio Zion Nunez, Sophia Lexxi Nunez, Brandom Ocampo, Cameron Martin O’Connor, Allison O’Keeffe, Luke Patrick O’Neill, Ryan McKinley O’Neill, Harrison Story Oxner, Joshua Ajanni Areoye Oyediran, Marisa Rose Papa, Michele Pepaj, Anthony Petrosino, Dylan James Pfeifer, Tara Elizabeth Phalin, Kelly Anne Phillips, Caleb M. Pierceall, Anna Preston, Michael Thomas Preston, Kaila Alexis Prieto, Andrew John Priscu, Mitchell Jeffrey Raven, Brendan Aloysius Reilly, Katerina Gabrielle Rettino, Sophie Marie Reyno, Alvin Jun-Gyu Rhee, Sophia Ribeiro-Mejia, Michael Rodriguez Ospina, Juan Diego Roman, Joshua Michael Rosenblatt, Peter John Rosselli, John Norvin Royce, Zachary Ruiz, Jayden Anthony Russo, Matthew Sanchez, Natalia Sanchez Santiuste, Paul Daniel Saurer Jr., Austin Fuller Schmitz, Kai Schraven, Madeline Elizabeth Shannon, Margaret Cameron Sheeleigh, John Austin Sheppard, Timothy Pritchard Sievers, Nyah Sinha, Alexa Grace Slabaugh, Dominic Miguel Smith, Ruby Rose Smith, Lautaro Franco Soler, Vincent Michael Spina, Raphael Stadler, Jordyn Taylor Sterkel, Sophia Stern, Gabriel Alejandro Suarez Mendoza, Mollie Elizabeth Sullivan, Eden Hardwicke Summerlin, Sara Kathleen Taddeo, Kristen Nicole Tanskey, Notalya Tawfik, Virginia Leigh Taylor, Tara Marlee Tevald, Henry Thomas Ticknor, Megan Starr Tierney, Bernadette Rose Traina, Vanessa Sandra Trimble, Kate Vargas Ch., Matthew Cormanes Vaughan, Emma June Voorhees, William Brack Wagstaff, Christopher Joseph Walsh, Nicholas Paul Walsh, Dermot A. Warner, Jasmine Yan Ji Weber, Marli Mackenzie Welter, Julia Zoya White, Donovan James Wilson, Halle J. Wright, Lily Ann Wynne, Emma Pascale Yousey, Chase Mackenzie Lucas, Hope Combs Pratt, Clare Dovey Culligan
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