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Schools - June 23, 2010

Hillview graduates move on to high school

Hillview Middle School's 226 eighth-graders graduated June 11 with traditional pomp, ceremony, and rousing applause from the families, teachers and guests seated on the Menlo Park school's blacktop.

Former principal Mike Moore, who retired last year, was the overwhelming choice of the Class of 2010 for the adult speaker.

Principal Mike Melton, new to Hillview this year, spoke, then presented the eighth-graders to their core teachers, who presented the diplomas.

The four students chosen as graduation speakers to represent their class were Evelyn Vaughan, Kindle Van Linge, Scott Crowe and Annalise Deal.

The Hillview Concert Band, directed by Richard Vaughan, performed a pre-ceremony concert and the traditional processional, "Pomp and Circumstance," and the recessional, "Legacy March."

For the 24th consecutive year, the Jeff Sorrells Memorial Award, a $2,000 scholarship, was presented to an eighth-grader. Mathew Gichane-Bell, the winner this year, will use the college scholarship in four years upon graduation from high school. This award was established by the Sorrells family in honor of their son, who was a student at Hillview.

A reception for graduates and guests was hosted by the seventh-grade parents immediately after the ceremony, then the graduates celebrated at the traditional grad night party, sponsored by their parents and held in the school's multi-use room.

Graduates

A LucyAaron, Rebecca Abramowitz, Anne Albright, Rosa Alcazar, Kailin Ambwani, Erik Amundson, Anthony Andrighetto, Wesley Arrington, Andrew Aufdemberge

B Forrest Baffico,Veronica Barraza, Jake Barry, Toni Marie Battaglia, Matthew Bercow, Leo Berez, Thomas Berquist, Manojna Bhamidi, Christopher Blank, Michael Boggs, Christopher Bower, Coral Brady, Royce Branning, Hans Brouwer, Oliver Bucka

C Leland Callahan, Murphy Callender, Samuel Calvert, William,Carhart, Ernesto Carriel, Marcos Casillas, Sarina Chaiken, Samuel Crookston Herschlag, Scott Crowe, Caroline Cummings

D Samson Dark, Rory Davidson, William Davis, Annalise Deal, Lauren Delgado, Tess Dignum, Olivia Dobberstein, Maxwell Dobson

E-F Kelley Eason, Dylan Esperance, Mark Evans, Jesse Fajardo, Nicholas Fantuzzi, Jack Ferguson, Tameem Fezzani, Sarah Fishback, Salvatore Florese, Connor Foody, Nicholas Fratt, Rachel Freed

G Rico Garcia, Eleanor Geballe, Mathew Gichane-Bell, Maxwell Goldman, Robert Gordan, Samantha Gottuso, Nikhil Goyle, Jenna Griffin, Emily Grose, Ismael Guerrero, Rose Gurman, Michael Guthrie

H Thomas Hallesy, Michael Hansen, Emma Heath, Zachary Heatley, Helmi Henkin, Samantha Henze, Dimitri Herr, Yuri Hesselink, Nicholas Hidalgo, Christopher Hinrichs, Jonathan Hirsch, Alyssa Holman, Meghan Hom, William Hooper, Lisanne Horwitz, Catalina Huerta, Scott Hurn, Amanda Hutchison

I-J Luis Ibarra, Nicholas Imbert, Elizabeth Inman, Nicholas Ivy, Paul Iwashita, Ben Jaitin, Alejandro Jimenez, Thomas Johnson, Ursula Jongebloed

K-L Lindsay Karle, Arian Kashani, Noah Kawasaki, Brian Keare, Katie Kelly, Megan Kilduff, Paulina King, Sabrina Kinney, Cameron Kirkpatrick, Kimberly Klustner, Nathan Koeten, John Kremer, Brandon Kurtz, Megan Kurtz, Marissa LaiJonathan Lam, Nicholas Landolfi, Virginia Lane, Mattias Lange-

McPherson, Alexander Lazich, Liviera, Leebong

M Christopher Macrae, Noah Malkary, Kevin Maravilla, Josue Marroquin, Hannah Mazonson. Duncan McGinnis, Iain McKelvey, Deverick Meacham, Linus Meyer-Teruel, Lauren Mohrman, Julio Montesinos, Sofia Montoya, Mariah Moore, Josue Moreno, Scott Morris, Cyrus Mostofi, Ryan Mostofi, Nicole Mouchawar, Amanda Muir

N-O Andrew Naclerio, Lauren Nathan, Josef Nevigato, Andrew Nisbet, Michael Noel, Tera Noguchi, Caleb O'Neel, Elizabeth Ocon, Andrew Olson, Gregor Oppenheimer, Jonathan Oppenheimer, Stephanie Ossesia

P Jordan Packer, Spiro Papadakis, Anton Paquin, Katherine Patch, Justin Paulin, Jorge Peraza, David Perez, Naria Perez, Kendall Peters, Amanda Plante, Zachary Plante, Daniel Propp

R Havens Ratchye Cybele Reed, Margot Richard, Ryan Roberts, David Robinson, Kennyetta Robinson, Brenda Rodriguez, Annika Roise, Madeleine Rostami, Robert Roth

S Jonathan Sandoval, Tori Scherba, Nicholas Schlein, Noah Schneider, Neil Schott, Harrison Shane, Elizabeth Shelton, Jonathan Simonian, Komal Singh, Aditya Sinha, Kori Smith, Morgan Smith-Boeck, Eric Snyder, Kurt Songer, Lisa Sorlie, Sophia Spurlock, Cayla Stillman, Julia Stoner, Samuel Stroud, Eve Sutton, Beatrice Suveica

T-V Christopher Tam, Patrick Tam, Arianna Tamaddon, Jesse Taylor, Valerie Taylor, Natavia Thomas, Rachel Thurber, Eric Timmerman, Karina Torres, Naomi Tovar, Alexander Valiante, Samantha Van Dyke, Kindle Van Linge, Michael Vann, Evelyn Vaughan, Thomas Veenhuyzen, Megan Vu-Phan

W-Z William Walecka, Nathaniel Walker, Anders Ward, Hailey Warren, Griffin Waymire, Joshua Weiner, Austin Wensko, Nathaniel Westfield, Nora Wijmans, Jackson Williams, Sabrina Williams, Lisa Willis, Austin Wilson, Kenneth Wright, Jaden Yamasaki, Ryan Young, Ellie Zales, Nicole Zanolli, Jacob Zarling, Capri Zelaya, Jordan Zuk

— Marjorie Mader.

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