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Class of 2011 Graduates from Wellesley High

A blend of nostalgia and forward thinking characterized Friday evening's commencement ceremony.

’s class of 2011, the last to graduate from the old building, accepted diplomas under clear skies Friday evening at Hunnewell Field.

Sporting Raider red caps and gowns, 245 students moved their tassels from right to left, signaling the end of a 13-year journey through the town’s public school system.

Principal Dr. Andrew Keough told the graduates he was proud of them and expressed confidence in their futures.

Keough’s remarks represented the mix of looking back and looking ahead that characterized the evening. The sentiment from the stage to the seats — among students, faculty and parents — was that Wellesley’s newest graduates have accomplished much but have even more to look forward to. Many are moving on to some of the best colleges and universities in the country.

The grads processed in under a giant banner that read “Congratulations, seniors” and listened to encouraging — and sometimes humorous — words from other speakers, including Superintendent Bella Wong, class president Austin Sedaghatpour, vice president Eva Lauer, and math instructor Chuck Tiberio, who delivered the teacher’s address.

The commencement ceremony capped two weeks of celebratory events since the last day of class May 20. Seniors enjoyed prom at The State Room in Boston, an awards ceremony, a class banquet at The Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, and an athletic banquet.

A group of parents helped to stage an all-night graduation party, whose theme remained secret.

Senior members of the school choir serenaded their classmates and about 2,000 attendees. At the end of the ceremony, the graduates filled the air with mortarboards before embracing family and friends and posing for photographs.

Class of 2011 members included:

Michelle Lynne Abrams

Casey Campbell Accardi

Christina Elizabeth Adler

Tierra Rayona Allen

Amir   Ameli

Lillye Patti Anderson

Alexis Angelika Angino

Jordan Lea Armstrong

Hani Nicholas Azzam

Lauren Elizabeth Baer

Erin Julia Baker

Soo Young   Bang

Alexandra Marianthie Barrett

Elliott Peter Barron

Daniel James Bazzari

John Campbell Beach

Emily Rae Bedenkop

Katherine Sally Bell

Amelia Helen Belle-Isle

Lisle Schafer Berndsen

Rohan Samir Bhatt

Victoria Michelle Blalock

Samuel Timothy Boland

Charlotte Langston Borgatti

Brynn Elizabeth Bouley

Eamon Peter Bousa

Lauren Frances Boyle

Claire Rebecca Bradach

Conor Sean Bradley

Beau Lawrence Brandt

Kevin   Bu

Steven Bosheng Bu

Abigail Catherine Bunting

Paul Christopher Buser

Bianca Geraldine Calderone

Stephen Michael Cameron

Felix Francisco Canino Jr

Brandon Michael Capecci

Mae Elizabeth Capozzi

Eduardo Jose Carbajal

Nicholas Luis Casale

Kevin Weston Casby

Nahum George Cazil

Jonathan Lyman Ceru

Nathan Norem Cheek

Dennis Jinlone Chen

Erica Yichao Chen

Michael David Chilton

Tiffany Kinn-Sing Chow

Margaret Douglass Ciocca

Conrad Francis Classen

Alexander Richard Cohen

Natalie Freeman Colbert

Carly Marie Corbacho

Adam Michael Cote

Bo Julie Kim Crowley

Christopher Eric Cua

Adrienne Holden Cuddy

Anne Elizabeth Curley

Sophie Aurora Cushman

Connor Wallis Dahl

Jacqueline Marice Dami

Zachary Khan Dareshori

Clark Marshall Davis

Connor Wallace Delaney

Taylor Catherine Que Dennis

Yassyra   Diaz

Blake Julia Dietrick

Alyssa Lee Dillon

Andrew John Docktor

Margaret Caroline Dore

Michael Anthony D'Ortenzio Jr.

Leah Tobin Dowd

Blake Daniels Dowling

Owen William Dugan

Daniel Eric Dylewsky

Daniel John Dymecki

Christina Y Eng

Kristoffer Holm Engen

Aaron Richard Erhartic

Erica Jane Evans

Ibrahim Sarkis Farah

Adam Slater Farina

Matthew Slater Farina

Alexandra Michelle Feigenbaum

Sarah Perlmutter Feiner

Leah Marie Fessler

Elizabeth Richardson Fitzgerald

Julia Elaine Flanigan

Dylan Tulio Fontanella

Samantha Taylor Fox

Andrea Carolyn Freed

Alexander Stefano Freedman

Daniel MacKenzie Freeman

Robert William Fulton

Zachary Traver Furcolo

Christina Evans Gagosian

Emma Katherine Galante

Michael Edward Garland

Evelyn Margaret Garrity

Victoria Emma Gerald

Hovig   Ghazarian

Rachel Elyse Gibbs

Madison Anne Gordon

Kelsey Marie Gorman

Makenzie   Gorman

Edward James Goss

Courtney Livingston Green

Tyler Gary Greene

Andrew Raab Griswold

Maxwell James Gruber

Parag Mahendra Gujarathi

Lara Marie Halamka

James Preston Haley

Katherine Mary Hansberry

Richard Otto Hansen

Ali Sarah Harkavy

Jeffrey Thomas Harrington

Lily Maude Harrington

AnnaMary   Harris

Samuel George Henry Harris

Brittany Christine Harrison

Connor Lawrence Hawkinson

Katie Jane Hayden

Mary Elizabeth Hayden

Alexandra Frances Hedlund

Martin Francis Herbert-Burns

Zachary Hugh Herbert-Burns

Allison Suk Mei Ho

Elizabeth Evelyn Holmes

April Yijing Hou

Benjamin Tyler Howard

Victoria Elise Howlett

Andrew Spencer Huff

Amanda Lauren Huffman

James Michael Hughto

Colin Warford Hull

Lauren Oddny Hunt

Meaghan Surya Jain

Alexander James Jaksic

Tito Wellington James

Michael Barrington Janey

Charles James Jennings

Duncan Keith Johnson

Kyle Jung

Jessica Ruth Kaliski

Douglas John Kaminer

John Andrew Kandarian

Joseph Samuel Kannel

Nicholas Lim Kantor

Kalliopi   Karakasidou

Eli   Kariv

James Aaron Kaufman

Rosemary Helen Kelley

Morgan Brodie Kellogg

Alexander Goltsos Kesten

Fay Sajida Khudairi

Soojin   Kim

Catherine Grace King

James Patrick Kinney

Michael Alexander Kirsten

Charles Edward Kisiday

Samuel Joseph Klein

Daniel Joseph Kopin

Jenna Marie Kosmo

Nicole Alexandra Krechevsky

Peter Arthur Krieg

Katherine Alexis Kyrios

Elizabeth Langtry Lane

Megan Mariko Lapp

Tyler Lash

Eva Rose Lauer

Samuel James Lawrence

Samuel Williams Learner

Lauren Anne Ledingham

Andrew John Lehner

MacMillan Scott Leslie

Ilya Aron Levin

Rebecca Mollie Levinger

Alexander Tiho Conover Liem

Katerina Victoria Lin

Helen Anne Lober

Katharine Hannah Lofblad

Katherine Frances Long

Carissa Love Lucien

Chris Edward Luk

Claire Elizabeth Lynch

Mariah Antoinette Marasco

Giuliano Marco Marostica

Matthew Ryan Marquet

Melissa Christine Matteis

Cameron Douglas McCormick

Michael James McGuire

Tycho Alexander McManus

Eleanor Mary Mears

Cameron James Meekins

Lester Armand Menegay

Danae   Metaxa-Kakavouli

Julia Elizabeth Middleton

Robert Weston Miller

Christina Jo Minich

Brett Donald Mongeau

Meghan Katherine Morris

John Chandler Morse

Brennan Patricia Mullin

David Errol Muschetta

Arian Jared Nafissi

Brooke Elizabeth Nash

Alexandra Christine Nestor

Whitney Hali Newton

Lara Breen Nichols

Holly Louise Norman

Rylee Jane Norton

Kevin John O'Brien

Adrienne Anne O'Donnell

Jennifer Lindsey O'Keefe

Sean Robert O'Rourke

Michele Gaetano Palestro

Jaskiran   Pandher

Jaeseong   Park

Laura L. Patten

Mattias Peter Pavlina

Jessica Helen Pedersen

Italia Marie Peretti

Hannah Elyse Peterson

Darryl Gerold Pierre

Stuart Gleason Porter

Dillon Jonathan Prives

Dana Jerell-Jordan Reid

Spencer Dean Resnick

Elizabeth Margaret Ricciuti

Monica Rose Roberts

Alexander Cyrus Robertson

Carolina Souza Campos Rocha

Nora Madelaine Rogers

Grady Campbell Ross

Saead   Saboury

Alexandra Marie Sandford

Lauren Ruth Sandford

Nima   Sarram

Cody Michael Schwass

Austin James Sedaghatpour

Anna Louise Seeler

Jennifer Grace Selvidge

Austin Jaehyun Seol

Megan Downing Shields

Samuel Bennett Shockley

Robert Vernon Shupe

John Galt Siemering

Michelle Hilary Silver

Amanda Ashley Simms

Ashley Marie Slaboden

Hannah Witten Smith

Jacob Thomas Sobol

Conor Alexander Steel

Elizabeth Lee Stepakoff

Randy Louis Stevens

Eleanor Jackson Stoeckle

James Hillard Sullivan

Patrick St John Sullivan

Andrew Philip Suttle

Nicholas Philip Suttle

Julia Post Swan

Derrick Hau Tam

Gray Donald Tanner

James David Tanner

Hollis Hays Toussaint

Sara Elizabeth Uebelein

William Joseph Valle

Paul Bernard Vasko

Philip Alvary Velez

Amanda Fleming Visvis

George Evert von Taube

Reyn Hillebrand Wagenaar

Noam Shai Waksman

Olia Kathryn Wall

Kelsey Elizabeth Walsh

Phoebe Burnett Weatherall

George Colin Anderson Weber

Elizabeth Nicole Welch

Jennifer Mei Weng

Evan Richard Wiecha

Tyreik Dsean Williams

John Arthur Williamson

Myra Elizabeth Wilson

Allan Luce Wirth

Shelby Taylor Witheford

Alan   Xie

Alex Bao Yee

Madeleine Rose Youniss

Bryan Chi Zhang

Jacqueline Ni Zhou

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