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Student Government President: Emily Gazzaniga

Good evening fellow classmates, peers, parents, faculty, and community members. Thank you all for being here to celebrate this momentous occasion. I feel honored to have the opportunity to speak before all of you...

Salutatorian: Joseph Serpa

Today, I am going to talk about happiness. Although it may be hard to think about happiness during these trying times, that’s exactly why I want to talk about it. If I asked everyone...

Guest Speaker: Jackson Pachico

Let me begin by welcoming everyone here today, and a deep-hearted welcome and thank you to those who contributed to this year’s unprecedented graduation for the class of 2020. This year, for myself and...

Guest Speaker: Vitoria Krasa

My name is Vitoria Krasa, I’m from Curitiba, state of Paraná. My city is known to be founded by European immigrants. I’m the grandchild of a Holocaust survivour. My grandfather had to leave his...

Master of Ceremonies: Julia Gomes

Good evening, I am Julia Gomes, the master of ceremonies for this evening. Welcome parents, friends, family, teachers, administration team, guidance counselors, Superintendent Matt D’Andrea, and fellow class of 2020 graduates. Each year the...

Valedictorian: Jaiden Edelman

Hello everyone. First of all, I would like to thank you all for being so accommodating with our current situation, and I hope you have been staying happy and healthy over the past couple...

Class Essayist: Alex Rego

Hey, guys.  I’d just like to preface this by mentioning that you are listening to what is perhaps the fifth iteration of this speech. This speech first celebrated spontaneity, then community, and now? Life’s silver...

Academic honors

Academic honors Dean’s list Andrew Randall of Chilmark, at Northeastern University. Rae Filley of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Zachary Bresnick of West Tisbury, at Northeastern University. Edwin Gould-Hatt of Vineyard Haven, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Sarah M. Roden...

Academic honors

Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society April Knight of West Tisbury, a 2016 Vineyard Vision Fellow, has been named to the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, an organization that recognizes Ph.D. students who demonstrate...

Graduation

Alexander Guest of Edgartown graduated with a BSBA from Nichols College in Dudley, Mass.

Academic Honors

Kelley Metell of Vineyard Haven graduated with a degree in childhood education from University at Albany, SUNY in May.

Academic honors

updated August 1 Graduation William Anderson of Oak Bluffs, from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Dean’s list Joshua Bernstein of Chilmark, at Champlain College. Liam Craffey of West Tisbury, at Champlain College. Jacqueline P. Menton of Vineyard Haven, at...

Academic honors

Graduation Allison D. McAndrews of Vineyard Haven, summa cum laude, from Western Carolina University Honors College. Korrine Altieri of Edgartown, cum laude, from the University of Vermont. Shelby Ferry of West Tisbury,  from the University of Vermont. Meghan...

Academic honors

Graduation Kane Bennett of Edgartown received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Stanford University on June 12, 2016. Kane is the eldest son of Carol Whitmarsh and Tom Bennett of Edgartown. Dean’s list Erin E. Hickey of...

Academic honors

Graduation Augusta Dillon of Vineyard Haven, cum laude, from Simmons College School of Nursing. Alyssa A. Adler of Chilmark, cum laude, from Elon University. Liam M. Wallace of Vineyard Haven, from Hamilton College. Della Burke of Oak Bluffs,...

Academic honors

Graduation Clara Corjulo of Chilmark, from Salve Regina University. Dean’s list Kelly McCarron of Edgartown, at Suffolk University. Rae Filley of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Alice Keenan of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Andrew Blum of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Molly Wallace...

Academic honors

Dorothy Burnham Award, graduation Elizabeth Kelleher of Edgartown, at Syracuse University in New York, has been awarded the Dorothy Burnham Award by the English Department for outstanding work in creative writing by a graduating senior....

Academic honors

Graduation Corey Perrotta of Vineyard Haven, from Coastal Carolina University.