Announcements

Commencement to End Unique Year

Hope High School Class of 2020 graduating senior Devontra Horton chose a “relaxed” mode of transportation for the HHS pre-graduation regalia drive-through which typifies the spirit of the close of the 2020 academic year; it’s been a slow ride. An historic first “virtual” commencement will be conducted for the Class of 2020 on May 29 at 6 p.m. via YouTube. — SHEILA HOPSON for Hope Public Schools

HOPE — The 2019-2020 academic year will be remembered as the year that began, again, in the middle and ended with an historic commencement for the Class of 2020.

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year officially ended May 22, but the year will not conclude until the Class of 2020 takes its bow May 29 in virtual graduation ceremonies, the first in the history of the Hope Public Schools.

HHS will go online with a “live” professionally created YouTube broadcast on May 29 at 6 p.m. to honor the graduating class. A video link to the YouTube broadcast will be announced prior to the ceremony and will be made available on HHS social media.

The ceremony will include each senior students’ cap and gown picture and a personal message delivered by the students who have provided video, according to HHS Principal Bill Hoglund.

Each student will be given the opportunity to download their personal segment across multiple social media platforms to provide to family and friends, he said.

Noted artist and HHS graduate Steven Walden, of St. Louis, will be the commencement speaker, Hoglund said.

“Steven has created artwork for various professional sports franchises, private collections, and Hollywood celebrities,” Hoglund said. “Notable people who either own Steven’s work or who Steven has worked alongside include former President Bill Clinton, “Mad Men” actor Jon Hamm, “Captain Marvell” actor Brie Larson, comedian Cedric the Entertainer, wrestler Hulk Hogan, and many others.”

A native of Hope and 1993 graduate of HHS, Waldren currently resides in St. Louis, Mo., and his work has been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox television networks, on Major League Baseball’s website, Sports Illustrated’s website, and in connection with his work for Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and other charitable endeavors.

“To date, his works have helped raise over a quarter million dollars for different charities across the country,” Hoglund said.

Graduating seniors listed in the official program for the ceremony, include, in alphabetical order:

Adams, Madison RoseAdetunji, Lawrence Akinyemi  

Aguilar, Daisy Arlette 

Aguilar, Jessi AlanAllen, Dewayne L

Alvarado-Frayre, Britney VerzaidaAzanza, Luis

Baeza, Jose Guadalupe

Bailey, Samantha Dean

Balbuena Jennifer Yolali

Banuelos, Damian Roman

Bass, Miranda

Bautista-Herrera, Jorge

Bishop, Dariyun Lee Charles

Brown, D’shawn Malik

Carroll, Breaunna

Cervantes, Jesus Adrian

Charles, Trent Tremaine

Cole, Brianna Imelda

Collins, Audrianna Montress

Cornelius, Elijah Keshaun

Culley, Jacqueline Elizabeth

Curtis, Genesis

Daugherty, Jason Layne

Davis JR, Mckinsey Dewayne

Davis, Tevion De’Mon Jamar

Dominguez, David

Dominguez, Maria Del Carmen

Dorantes, Joanna

Edwards, Elijah Lee

Felipe, Aryell Jesus

Flores JR, David Imanol

Flowers, Rustin

Fraire, Liliana Guadalupe

Frayre, Pedro

Gallegos, Israel Vega

Garcia, Jesus

Garcia, Jose Alfredo

Gilbert, Gracei Raelyn

Glover, Lavon

Gonzalez, Aldo

Gonzalez, George

Gonzalez, Juan Edgardo

  Gunn, Jacob E

Gutierrez, Paulina Yanet

Hair, Madison Jane

Hamilton, Ja’rod La’say

Hawthorne, Skylar Elizabeth

Hyden JR, Telly Savalis

Haynes, Maggie Catherine

Hellums, Hunter Drake

Henderson, Mekhi Tayshaun

Herron, Addison Lynn

Holyfield, Malik Isaiah

Hooker, Kaitlynn Marie

Hopkins, Akeem Jalone

Horton, Au’vion Zyaire

Horton, De’Travonta Ladarryle

Huckabee, Toby Gage

Hughey, Daniel Alonzo

Jacobs, La’darrion Cornelle

James. Jordan Douglas

Jefferson, Bernika Lashay

Johnson, Jasianna Monicque

Johnson, Jordan Rivers

Johnson, Kaylia Lanette

Juarez, Sammy

Kight, Kyana Ann

Kimbrell, Chyenne Marie

King, Corine Elizabeth

Laudermilk, Dustin Wayne

Lawson, Kentryvius Emanuel

Lawson, Ragee Shamar

Lewis, Alaysia Snow

Lewis, Christian Debora

Lindsey, Autumn Ne’cole

Logan, Ja’marrion Sameul

Lopez, Ruby Jennifer

Luna, Anai

Luna, Leasly Marlen

Magee, Michael De’shaun

Manning, Etiya Trenea

Marrufo, Carlos Adrian

Martinez, Edgar Osiel

Martinez, Yovanna

Maxfield, Brandon Dean

Mayberry, Margaret Anne

Medina, Evelyn

Miller, Ra’nayzia Shakiyah

Miller, Ta’nayzia Rikiyah

Moss, Preston Tyler

Muldrew, Shaniya LaShanti

Muldrow, Genesis Aayan

Nabors, Tomario DeWayne

Nava, Andrea

Nava, Kenia

Navarrete, Jenny

Nobel Jr, Jerry Lee

Norman, Jessica Paige

Ogden, Tre’sean Bradley

Parish, Sydney Elise

Parker, Ja’maya Paige

Parker, Peyton Davon

Patterson, Derrick Christopher

Patton, Lance Stuart

Pearson, Alaya Ali

Pettit, Jacob Matthew

Phillips, Chiara Nacole

Piza, Daniela

Puente, Hazel Sarai

Purifoy, Miyaunna Simone

Randle, Giovanni Malek

Reynolds, Shardae Evette

Rhodes, Quantavia Marie

Richmond, Damien Javae

Rogel, Kathy Angela

Rogers, Trinity Denise

Rowe, Britney

Rowe, Timothy Dolsen

Salazar, Omar

Salgado JR, Jose Armando

Salinas, Brando Rafael

Short, Danielle Taleia

Thomas, Amia Faith

Thornton, La’ barbara Aarianna

Tidwell, Omarion Marquez

Torres, Christopher Alexis

Tovar Trinidad, Emilio Santiago

Velazquez, Johan

Ventura, Gia Alejandra

Walker, Jo’eosha Sandrianna

Watson, Kobe Blake

Watson, Ladarius Trevon

Wesley, Kenya Kyrell

White, Alicia Shavonne

Willis, Sarah Pearl

Woodberry, Jeffery Antonio

Young, Cavontae Laron

Facebook Comments

Back to top button