Truman Graduates 373 Seniors Under Sunny Skies

The Bristol Township School District grad­u­at­ed its high school seniors under sun­ny skies on Thursday evening at Harry S. Truman High School.

Graduation is just a step­ping stone on our path through life,” said class pres­i­dent Lauren Vogt.

Lots of peo­ple lose sight of what it means to be suc­cess­ful, Vogt told her peers. She assured her class­mates that it isn’t mon­ey or mate­r­i­al possessions.

To be suc­cess­ful in life is to wake up every morn­ing and be hap­py with what you have done,” Vogt said.

We are here today to cel­e­brate our achieve­ments and com­mem­o­rate one of the most mem­o­rable times of our lives,” class vale­dic­to­ri­an Boris Guzman said.

You were born to make an impact,” Truman prin­ci­pal Lyndell Davis began, urg­ing the grad­u­at­ing class to find their pur­pose and make the most of it.

Dr. Melanie Gerhens, the super­in­ten­dent of the dis­trict, told the class that every stu­dent has the abil­i­ty to cre­ate a pos­i­tive impact in society.

Fast Facts:

  • Number of grad­u­ates: 373
  • Percentage of college-bound grad­u­ates: 75 percent
  • Percentage of work-bound grad­u­ates: 13 percent
  • Percentage of grad­u­ates serv­ing in the military:12 percent
  • Amount of schol­ar­ships earned by the class: More than $4 million

Reprinted with Permissions from Tom Sofield, Publisher/Editor
Story by: on June 15, 2018