Sixty eighth-graders in Corte Madera School's class of 2015 graduated from the middle school and the Portola Valley School District on Friday, June 12, during a 5 p.m. ceremony in the school's multi-purpose room.
The school's Panache singers and musicians performed under the direction of Jason Braun and Juliet Green.
Student body co-presidents Allison Asborno and Rayan Rizvi led the pledge of allegiance. Principal Cyndi Maijala, in her first PVSD graduation, presented the principal's message that focused on 21st century learning and the world we are preparing students for.
These awards were given:
● Anne Campbell Community Service Award: Madison Horn.
● Principal's Awards: Stephany Llanes and Owen Crevelt.
● Serge Morgan CARRE Awards: Emily Hong, Kellen Riley, Keaton Mackey and Connor Nelson.
● Scholar Athlete Awards: Grace Carlson, Kelley Levaggi, Jake Davison and Sam Untrecht.
● Academic Honors Awards: Catie Cassani and Emily Hong.
● Outstanding Student Awards: Beatty Fann and William "Buzz" Fann.
Catherine Cassani and Keaton Mackey presented the class of 2015's gift to the school: trampolines, giant soccer balls, and a new set of pinnies for the PE Department.
Trustee Caitha Ambler, along with Principal Maijala, Dean Kristen Shima and Superintendent Lisa Gonzales presented the diplomas.
A-D Adam Alston, Allison Asborno, Ryan Bair, Anna Beaver, Olivia Beriker, Peter Bui, Grace Carlson, Catherine Cassani, Jane Chaudhry, Trevor Cook, Melissa Crane, Owen Crevelt, Nicole Dalton, Jacob Davison, Samuel Davison
E-J Nadia Eizadi, Bardin Fabian, Beatty Fann, William Fann, Samantha Fogelberg, Ross Fulkerson, Emily Hong, Madison Horn, James Inenaga, Katherine Jahraus, Cameron Jones
K-R Claudia Kister, Solveig Knapstad, Liam Lee, Kelli Levaggi, James Lewis, Stephany Llanes, Sofia Luna-Ramos, Keaton Mackey, Enrique Maturino, Darian Mohsenin, Philip Moissis, Michelle Morfin, Sean Moriarty, Owen Mulleneaux, Codey Nahmens, Connor Nelson, Daniel Pastushkov, Justin Paulsen, Nicholas Pinelli, Clayton Ramsey, Ian Ramsey, Esmee Reed, Kara Reiss, Kellen Riley, Rayan Rizvi, Holly Rusch
S-Z Alexandra Seidl, Annabelle Smith, Ethan Steinmetz, Charlotte Swisher, Maliyah Thomas, Samuel Untrecht, Alec Vercruysse, John Willard