Ronan High School students make memories
RONAN – Sixty-five graduates earned diplomas from Ronan High School for 2019. The commencement ceremony was held on Sunday afternoon at the school.
Three students picked up high honors this year. Valedictorian Kara Holmlund encouraged people to live in the moment during her speech. Co-salutatorians Tiana Ulutoa and Aurrora Watkins each gave a speech thanking family and community. Watkins said that life doesn’t need to be perfect because “some of the best memories” had been made so far when nothing was going right.
The “Big G” award for overcoming great obstacles to receive a diploma was give to Shakira Burrafato. Teacher Jessica Johnson gave the commencement speech and encouraged the graduates to find solutions to current-day social problems. During the ceremony, the honors choir, high school choir and the jazz band performed before the diplomas were handed out.
The Ronan High School 2019 graduates include: Anton L Atwin, Aislyn T Baker, Noah M Bettencourt, Rhiley J Big Beaver, Aaron J Bigby, Alexis Marie Billedeaux, Aidan M Birdinground, Isaak L Brown, Otto James Brueckmann, Shakira J Burrafato, Tremayne Alexander “Bubba” Bush, Aliyah G Callicutt-Huitt, Anthony M Camel, Samuel B Cates, Rakeena L Caye, Emilee R Cheff, Noah W Cheff, Ethan J Christopher, William D Coe, Emilie A Corley, Precious Little Dancer Paul-David, Corbin M Davis, Michelle L Davis, KeAndru W Devereaux-Trahan, Diana M Diaz, Dallas W Durheim, Randall P Finley Jr., Martin T Frisk, DaleRay E-S Frost, Alexandrea Dawn Tobi Ground, Riley K Hockema, Kara L Holmlund, Tyler W Joachim, Michael D Koehler, Maggie B Lund, Cheyenne Jean Sue Lytle, Justin R Mays, Kane K McAllister, Matson J McClure, Brandon A Moran, Logan K Morigeau, HannahKate Moss, Amanda J Nelson, Corina Marie Normandeau, Billy Wayne Palmer, Tori A Palmer, Nicolas T Peterson, Darius L Ramsey, Sacorra Lily Jean Reum, Daunte A Richard, Erik M Rodda, Jamison S Romero, Persephone R Sandoval, Rose MF Santos, Alexus Aloysius Stainbrook, Terrell Coel Stump, Hailey Briana Nicole Tallmadge, Austin M Taylor, Leniece Margaret Louise Trahan, Levi L Trahan, Tiana S Ulutoa, Zane J Walchuk, Aurrora Michaella Watkins, Dylan JR Wilson and Thomas O Yellow Bird III. Ronan early graduates include Kelsey R Wolf, Kyle K Wolf and Ridge C Whiting.