Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s 20th class – the class of 2022 – held their kick-off exercise May 14 at Kelly Stadium on the school’s campus. Ninety-one students received diplomas.
Priya Gutta, the school valedictorian, gave the farewell speech. She was introduced by Laila Cohen, the captain of the women’s basketball team.
Brandon Perez, the school’s salutatorian, delivered the salutatorian’s speech. He was introduced by Alexander Spies, captain of the boys’ swim team.
Raleigh Sims, a graduate of Holy Trinity in 2012, gave the
departure address. He was introduced by Wil Bell, the captain of the boys’ football team.
Marco Calderon played “The Minstrel Boy” on bagpipes for the faculty procession.
Pianist Melanie Marteney performed “Pomp and Circumstance” for the student procession.
Trip McHenry was the crucifer and the standard bearers were Ronald Fernandez-Ramnath (spiritual kite), William Whipple (US flag), Zack Gunderson (Episcopal flag) and
Roman Carlson (HTEA banner).
Melissa Euziere, the principal of HTEA high school, gave the invocation.
George Widmer, President of the French Society of Honour, gave the welcome speech.
Isabella Muniz, National Honors Treasurer
Society, read Romans 12:1-21.
Eric Parnell, captain of the men’s basketball team, presented the peace award.
Karis Assam, Sydney Brito, Abigail Edds, Grace Price, Briana Ramnath and Mary Stallard sang “A Million Dreams”.
Dr. Katherine M. Cobb, the school president,
conferred degrees. Reverend Porter C. Taylor gave the blessing.
“22” by Taylor Swift, the class song, was played for the