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Graduation 2014: Keswick Christian School

Kelsey Brissenden, center, gets help with a spot of lipstick on her teeth from Taylor Ruzicka, left, before Keswick Christian School’s graduation at Starkey Road Baptist Church on Friday.
Kelsey Brissenden, center, gets help with a spot of lipstick on her teeth from Taylor Ruzicka, left, before Keswick Christian School’s graduation at Starkey Road Baptist Church on Friday.
Published May 31, 2014

Keswick Christian School

NUMBER OF GRADUATES: 23

VALEDICTORIAN: Alyssa Marie Zurla

SALUTATORIAN: Taylor Marie Loughhead

SPEAKERS: Glen J. Caneel (invocation), Loughhead, Zurla, fine arts director Chanda Mangiaracina

SENTIMENTAL TWIST: Mangiaracina read the "Presentation of the Class," a traditional recounting of memories from students and their teachers throughout their years together at Keswick.

SPECIAL MOMENT: Keswick's kindergarten students walked into the ceremony in caps and gowns and later sang Beautiful Things, by Michael and Lisa Gungor, with their "Crusader Buddies," the graduating seniors.

A FIRST: The ceremony was carried via live stream for friends and relatives who could not attend.

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: Together, the seniors performed 3,200 hours of community service.