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EAHS Holds Commencement for the Class of 2022

List of graduates and picture slideshow below

May 27, 2022- Congratulations to Elizabethtown Area High School's Class of 2022. The District saluted the 321 graduating seniors at its annual Commencement Ceremony held on Thursday, May 27, at LCBC-Manheim Campus.

The soon-to-be-alums, clad in blue robes, entered the stadium to "Pomp and Circumstance" and a rousing ovation from family and friends. Before receiving their diplomas, Dr. Michele Balliet, superintendent of schools; Terry Seiders, school board president; and Dr. Jason D’Amico, high school principal, offered words of encouragement and congratulations to the graduates.

Balliet welcomed the guests in attendance and encouraged the Class of 2022 to build on their already impressive personal and collective legacies.

"Regardless of your path, please continue to develop and nurture healthy, productive life goals and be willing to continue to put in the hard work and effort in achieving them,” said Dr. Balliet.

Seiders followed Dr. Balliet and congratulated the Class of 2022 and hoped their years in EASD prepared them for their futures.

“We hand you the keys, and we take a back seat. And we hope you have the courage to begin,” said Seiders. “As Atticus Finch says, what good are wings without the courage to fly?”

Before presenting the diplomas, Dr. D’Amico wished the graduates great success as they embark on life's next adventure.

"I hope you walk out those doors and into a greater world and that you know what you value, you live your values, and understand there is only one like you in the whole world," said Dr. D’Amico.

Bryan Murray, valedictorian, and Rylee Bender, salutatorian, spoke to their classmates after receiving recognition for achieving the highest and second-highest weighted grade point averages respectively during their four years of high school.

Bender encouraged her classmates to remember the many lessons learned during their years at EAHS.

"Remember the good times and bad times, the lessons learned and content forgotten, the friends lost and friends made, because these are the things that got you to where you are today,” said Bender.

Murray paid tribute to his classmates and the many teachers he had during his years in the Elizabethtown Area School District.

"Thank you students, faculty, staff, and families, because it has been my privilege to be a part of this amazing community that I know will support me, as well as all my fellow classmates, as we start our next journey to create new memories," said Murray.

The final student speaker was Ainsely Raybold, Class of 2022 class speaker, who shared her pride in being an Etown Bear.

"Just remember- once a bear, always a bear: be loud, be proud, be positive,” said Raybold. “If you abide by these three principles, I can guarantee that 10 out of 10 students in this room will lead a life greater than what we could have ever imagined."

Class officers for 2022 were Ella Dehmey, president; Allison Evans and Ashley Geesey, co-vice presidents; Kaitlyn Crum, secretary; Bryan Murray, treasurer; Kyveli Georges and Victoria Bressler, marketing; and Abigail Franz, historian. Class co-advisors were high school teachers Gina Lassandro and Ryan Musser.

Administrators, faculty, staff, and members of the board of school directors extend their best wishes to the Class of 2022.

Class of 2022:

Alexander Evan Ackerman, Edgar Ramiro Acte Caal, Summer Lynn Ail, Jaelyn M. Akers, Ivan Earl Albert, Connor John Alleman, Trenton James Allen, Connor A. Alspaugh, Julia Lauren Anderson, Gabriella C. Aversano, Emma Nicole Bailey, Julia Elaine Bailey, Alexander Joseph Baker, Eric Michael Barnes, Gabrielle Rain Barnes, McKellan Raiden Barr, Devyn Jane Becker, Rylee Marie Bender, Christian Eric Bert, Woodner Olivier Bien-Aime, Shaun Charles Bitner, Lolita R Bollinger, Emily Jane Bonsall, Logan M Boyer, Patrick Wesley Boyer, Victoria May Bressler, Dayan A. Brocious, Rachel E Broomell, Brooke Mae Bryan, Morgan B. Buller, Faith Marie Burkholder, Olivia P Buzzard, Andrew Carotto, Vincent Checco, Cole Mitchell Chrzanowski, Braxton Cicero, Jackson G Clouser, Joshua A. Clouser, Cheyenne Rose Coble, Angela Coffman, Hana Grace Connolly, Mara Lee Connolly, Logan W. Conrad, Madison Kinsey Conway, Emma Paige Coolbaugh, Austin Coover, Brayden Thomas Corwin, Angela N. Costa-Ouimet, Jaden Crist, Sierra Lynn Criswell, and Kaitlyn Marie Crum.

Gabriella Morgan Dabbs, Kaleb Charles Daley, Molly Marylyn Dannelley, Kendall Ann Davies, Timothy Joseph Davis, Kiera Elizabeth De Stefano, Madisyn Dean, Abigail Grace DeArmitt, Ella Nicole Dehmey, Emma C. Dixon, Molly Elora Duffy, Steven I. Dupler, Anthony James Dutcher, Ryan B. Epps, Brady Andrew Erdman, Sorra Janan Eshbach, Allison Laurel Evans, Skye Lynn Fall, Mackenzie Morgan Fitzwater, Peyton Florek, Josiah Ray Flores, Mason Ryan Flowers, Storm Marie Flowers, Annabelle C. Fouse, Kaitlyn McKenzie Foy, Abigail Grace Franz, Brandonn Lee Frey, Brieal E Frey, Elizabeth J. Friedrichs, Alexis Rochelle Gage, Alisha T Garber, Mitchell Jack Garber, Ashley Morgan Geesey, Owen Bennett Gensemer, Brett Mathew George, Kyveli Olympia Georges, Jessica Ruth Gilbert, Patrick Edward Gilhool, Keyion W. Glunt, Alena Lizabeth Gober, Christopher Gomez, Techeal Gonquoi, David W. Good, Morgan Kimberly Grabill, Mackenzie Rein Gray, Samuel A Greenawalt, Hannah Carrine Griffie, and Dylan Gulden.

Avery M. Hackman, Dolores Mae Hain, Dominik J Hall, Ethan D. Hall, Nicholas A. Halterman, Jayden R. Hamilton, Noah M. Hansen, Cassandra Rose Hardman, Jacob Timothy Heckman, Brendan James Heisey, Donovan Henriques, Esteban Hernandez, Samiyah E. Hernandez, Charlotte Carol Hershey, Ella M. Hershey, Owen Christian Hess, Micheal Hilburn, Megan Hill, Jonathan Hinkle, Jonathan David Hoffman, Caitlin Hofstetter, Katrina Josephine Hook, Grace Isabella Hooper, Jerrika Alexis Horn, Seth Nicholas Horst, Raven Lisette Horst, Derek Alan Hottenstein, Eleni Makella Houck, Kaitlin L. Houze, Gerald Jr Huber, Nick Hudson, Samantha Marie Ippolito, Addison Beck Johnson, Nathaniel Mark Johnson, Alexis Madison June, Sierra Noelle Kapcsos, Payton Rae Keim, Syrai Kenion, Seth John Kessler, Noah Christian Kollar, Abigail Joy Kreider, Alyssa Faith Kreider, Emma Kreider, Gwendolyn Kreider, Will Henry Kreider, Pauline Kuty, Noah J. Kwamanakweenda, Ranson Eldrick Lal, Ellen Kathleen Davidson Laszakovits, Tyler Alexander Lawer, Parker Leaman, Dylan Leed, Riley J Leedom, Tristan Lentz, Owen Howard Lesher, Elizabeth C Lewis, Sydney May Lewis, Kyle Nelson Lloyd, Makenna Delainey Locke, Kallee Marie Locker, Dakota Ambrosia Long, Jade Isabella Love-Morris, Allison Elizabeth Lowell, Ryan Jackson Lownsbery, and Carter Lutter.

Christopher J Maldonado, Reese Josephine Malesich, Dylan R Malone, Jolene Rae Markley, Victoria Leigh Martinez, Kylie Masser, Jordan Thomas Matter, Ethan W Maulfair, Julia Albright McAlonis, Trent Collin McBride, Kevon McCain, Maxwell T. McCloud, Conlan L. McCrone, Teigan R. McDonald, John A. McGovern, Megan McKee, Mason McNitt, Nathaniel A. Mehesy, Hailey Alexis Mertz, Ryder Nash Mertz, Cody Miller, Jessica Leann Minick, Anthony Minnich, Hunter Minnich, Madison Minnich, Cadence Maria Mitchell, Sophie G. Mize, Jadden Moore, Noelia Charlene Morales, Meghan Jesse Moran, Anna Rebecca Mowrer, John Charles Mowrer V, Ryan Joel Moyer, Nathanael J. Moynihan, Wyatt James Mummau, Bryan William Murray, Brennan J. Myers, Jarred Timothy Myers, Kayla Marie Myers, Taidou Leroy N'Dikwé, Conner Nace, Evan Xavier Nees, Rachel Arlynn Nolen, Julia Anastasia Nolt, Andrew R. Nye, Autumn Rae NyeSmith, Jack Nyveldt, William E O'Connell, Jonah Alexander Oberholtzer, Alyssa Megan Olson, Sabina Lys Ortiz, Nizaly Milagros Ortiz-Kreiner, Evan Miles Ott, Catherine F. Perry, Thaddeus Ryan Poff, Andrew Stuart Polizzi, Ayden Christopher Pope, Noah Port, Jakob Power, Tedd Flavio Quevedo-Luciano, and Courtney Quickel.

Wyatt Nicholas Rachael, Sophia Anne Rajnic, Karissa J. Rankin, Ainsley Lana Raybold, Brianna Renee Redcay, Gage Rayn-Lee Reed, Peyton Miller Reedy, Evynn Paige Reider, Callie Ann Reigle, Abigail E Repko, Zachary Tyler Rhoads, Abigail Leigh Rickabaugh, Helene Lily Riddles, Jorielys Rivera Rosado, Delaney Nicolle Roberts, Ashley Root, Zack Roush, Robert Ray Rubis, Jacob Rudy, Jake Nicholas Rudy, Jasmine Grace Runkle, Jonathan Riley Runnels, Ryan A Ruth, Nevin James Rutherford, Edrick J. Sanchez Andino, Morgan Delaney Sands, Dominic Luis Santana, Sydnie Danielle Schaffer, Aidan V. Schiavoni, Steven Guy Schreffler, Ariel M. Seda, Parker Reid Seigman, William Sellers, Pablo Serrano, Brittney Shappell, Matthew G. Sharp, Branden Shaud, Cayden Riley Shearer, Dylan Stetson Shepherd, Kylee J Shopf, Aivery Faithe Shuck, Julia Marie Sikora, Ryan Skiro, Cierra MaKenzie Smith, Makenna Smith, Marrie Dawn Smith, Nicholas Prescott Smith, Shae Leigh Maeve Smith, Trey Smith, Anasen Julia Spang, Blake Stafford, Bryann Lee Stefani, Colin Joseph Steffie, Sydney L. Stewart, Jared Dylin Stout, Justin Derrick Stout, and Gavin Tyler Swarthout.

Cassandra Telencio, Alaina Elizabeth Telenko, Haidyn Alexis Tenny, Madison Arlene Teter, Damian Jared Tobias, Chloe Makenzie Tollaksen, Lauren Trimble, Kayla Rose Trout, Adelyn Turner, Jackson Turpin, Vivian Margaret Ulsh, Devin Mathew Vegeto, Alexis Nicole Vera, Katie Grace Wagner, Alyssa Walno, Emma Rylee Walton, Cohen Quinn Weaver, Emma Lynn Weaver, Erin Nicole Weaver, Logan D. Weeks, Audrey M. Wells, Benjamin Michael Wentling, Briahna E. Williammee, Kayla B. Williams, Brooke Carolyn Wilson, Carlton R. Wise, Maria Rebecca Wohlbowne, Alyssa Ann Wolfe, Kara Elizabeth Wood, Ruth Ann Wright, Piper McKenna Yohn, Malia Renee Young, Barrett Randy Youtz, Benjamin Lee Zeager, Jessica Lynn Zimmerman, Damian Zink, Joseph M. Zink, Jr., and Rina Zoe.

In memory of Colby Hall, Class of 2022.

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