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Lincoln-Way East High School graduates embarking on new life

Published: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 9:24 a.m. CDT
Lincoln-Way East High School valedictorian Kasper Borys and Salutatorian Kurt Lezon are congratulated before the graduation ceremonies June 5. Left to right are: R. Scott Tingley, superintendent at District 210; Kasper Borys; Sharon Michalak, principal; and Arvid Johnson, president of Lincoln-Way Board of Education.

NEW LENOX ­ The Lincoln-Way East High School Class of 2014 is ready to embark on a new phase of life after participating in a commencement exercise Thursday, June 5 in the stadium at the school.

Valedictorian Kasper Borys and Salutatorian Kurt Lezon led the Class of 2014 on to the stadium field at 6:30 p.m. as Lincoln-Way East instrumentalists played “Land of Hope and Glory” by Elgar.

Seniors Hanna Samawi and Timothy Michuda sang the National Anthem while Borys and Senior Class President Kiya Ford addressed the students.

Just prior to the ceremony, members of the senior class presented the district and Board of Education with a class gift. The plaque was presented by the senior class officers Kiya Ford, president; Claudia Baffo, vice-president; Hannah Eggert, secretary; and Jaime Schreiner, treasurer, as well as senior class advisor Patricia Tutko.

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