MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Mountainside celebrated all of their graduates on Saturday in grand fashion with a car parade that toured through the borough honking to congratulate the 2020 graduates!

A message from the "Mountainside Salutes its Graduates" committee:

Thank you, Mountainside, for your part in celebrating our 2020 graduates!! This event could not have happened without an amazing TEAM!!

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Thank you to Mayor Mirabelli, Chief Giannuzzi, Mountainside PD, Anthony Pecorelli, Mountainside FD and Rescue Squad for your support. We would like to send a special shout out of thanks to officers Shaun Bendik and Tim Stasyshyn for assisting with the event on their days off.

Thank you to Maksim Spivak and your crew of amazing cars and drivers, as well as Patrick Pindar for your help organizing!! You brought so much cheer to the graduates and their families today!

Thank you to  Amy Radick for being our DJ truck lead/navigator, with the assistance of Amanda and Emily Radick. We would also like to give a special shout out to Jared Rosenblum (Deerfield Music Teacher), for taking part in the DJ truck celebration! We appreciate you taking the time to celebrate your students.

Thank you to the GL/BH staff that took time out of their day to celebrate our graduates...Jeanne Ringwood, Bob Segear, Josef Ellis and Jenna Odin. Your support was very much appreciated!

Thank you to the sponsors who made the DJ truck possible: Mountainside Education Foundation, Mountainside PAL, Mountainside PBA, Mountainside PTO, Rotary Club of Mountainside, Zach and Kacie Warswick. It was such a fun addition to the parade, we appreciate your support and generosity!!

Thank you to Tracy Stevenson (Balloons by Tracy) for helping us with our balloon orders! The arrangements were beautiful, and your family helped to make the delivery process so easy. We would like to also give a special shout out to those who helped us with deliveries... Kristen Ciccimarra,  Michelle Cisneros,  Kian Monaghan, Paraic Monaghan, Alison Murphy,  Christina Nixon, Greg Patterson, Gina Perrotta, Amanda Radick, and  Amy Radick. We could not have done it without you!!

If we are forgetting anyone, we apologize!! Thank you to everyone who drove by, honked or waved to our graduates in the after parade. This will be a year to remember, for sure, and you all played a very special part in it.

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020, we wish you all the best in your future endeavors!!

"Mountainside Salutes its Graduates" committee-

Birgit Berkow

Jenn Doll

Michelle Monaghan

Jeanie Ruban