“The hardest years, the worst years, the desperate and dividing years, these should not be forgotten years.”
Thirty-four seniors entered the Longfellow Gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance” performed by the Baker Symphonic Band under the direction of Jill Whiteman.
Superintendent Don Schillinger welcomed family and friends to the 100th Baker High School Commencement.
A class video was shown before salutatorians Lauren Wang and Braylea Wyrick, and valedictorians Solenn Jacobsen, Karlee Murnion, and Jase Rost presented their addresses.
Jay Shumaker, math teacher for Baker High School, gave the 2015 commencement address. Mr. Shumaker has been with the Baker School system for the past 13 years.
Diplomas were presented by Johnna Koenig, School Board Trustee. Don Schillinger and David Breitbach presented the seniors with their awards. Schillinger then introduced the top ten scholars: Jase Rost, Solenn Jacobsen, Karlee Murnion, Braylea Wyrick, Lauren Wang, Brady Varner, Jerilyn Wiseman, Brianna Rambur, Stephanie Heaps, and Tyla Herbst.
Other graduates were Dallas Arnell, Donald Austin, Seth Barkley, Jacelyn Benter, Kelly Brookes, Mckenzie Buck, Jacob Conrad, Dustan Davis, Garrett Dschaak, Chase Fife, Kylie Hadley, Morgan Hickey, Savannah Hickey, Shaylyn Huelle, Chelsi Law, Mariah Lecoe, Clinton Lesh, Wyatt Perry, Brady Rehm, Robbie Slagter, Tristan Stark, Ashlee Stevens, Jacob Weimer, and Lacy Zumbrun.