The Annual Special Graduation Issue
Archives for June 2016
Keegan Aiken, *Justin Archambault, ‡**H MS Riley William Bacon, Michael Bernard, ‡◊**H MS Alexandria Leigh Betit, *Heidi R. Bossoni, ‡**McKenzie Hyacinth Bradley, ‡**Raven Renee Brenenstuhl, Rebecca L. Brenenstuhl, ‡◊**H MS-MM Jeffrey Alexander Brewer, [Read more…] about Congratulations to the Hoosick Falls Class of 2016
by Deb Alter
It was absolutely fabulous weather for the Hoosick Falls Central High School graduation on Friday, June 24. Once everyone was seated, High School Principal Stacy Vadney began the ceremonies with a warm welcome for all and praise for the Class of 2016. She spoke of their achievements in academics, sports, and the arts. [Read more…] about Speeches Demonstrate Closeness of Graduating Class
Friends and colleagues, teachers and mentors, parents and relatives from near and far.
Hello and welcome. First I would like to note that yes, this is my real voice and I am not altering it in any way. Are we all set? Good. [Read more…] about Hoosick Falls Valedictory
(tap tap) Is this thing on? Just kidding, I knew it was on. I’m just awkward and couldn’t figure out how else to start this. I suppose a normal thing to say would be Good evening to all of you: my academic adjudicators, my friends out there in the audience, who I feel so bad for because now that I am leaving my parents are officially done paying them to hang out with me, my family who I feel happy for because they are now going to save so much money, yay maybe now we can pay for college!, [Read more…] about Hoosick Falls Salutatory
American Red Cross Award – For outstanding service to the American Red Cross blood drive. – Heidi Bossoni
Tony Altobell Memorial Scholarship – Presented by Tony Malikowski and given to a student who exhibits the highest degree of academic achievement in both breadth and depth of scientific study and research. Its recipient will reflect in his/her performance the most significant attainment of the knowledge and skills, which Mr. Altobell instilled in his students during his lengthy tenure at Hoosick Falls. This recipient must be one who intends to pursue at the college level a major in at least one of the sciences – Zoelena Poore [Read more…] about Hoosick Falls Awards & Scholarships
Keegan Aiken – Hudson Valley Comm. College for History
Justin Archambault – Employment
Riley Bacon – Hudson Valley Comm. College for Liberal Arts
Alexandria Betit – University at Albany, Biological Sciences/pre med [Read more…] about Hoosick Falls Class of 2016: Where Are They Going?
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*Alissa May Babcock, Ethan J. Benedict, Cassandra Diane Bentley, Daniel Robert Bentley, ‡*Jasonnah Renee Bink, Paige Mercedes Boecker, *Emma Jane Bowen, ‡*Jacob S. Bruns, Jared Charles Bruns, Shania Lynn Burch, ‡*Jackson Smith Burhans, ‡*Jordan Elizabeth Cahill, [Read more…] about Congratulations to the Berlin Class of 2016
by David Flint
Who knew that Art Schmich was such a comedian? Selected as Commencement Speaker for Berlin’s graduation ceremonies, Berlin Central School’s Athletic Director for 26 years showed up with props. One was a brand new cell phone with which he proceeded to text his wife Donna to assure her he was safe and sound. – “She worries about me,” – Schmich said. The students always laughed at the ancient Nokia phone he used to carry which dated, he said, back to the 80s. [Read more…] about Coach Schmich Gives Pep Talk To Berlin Grads