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Twenty-three Receive Diplomas

The 2018 St. Francis High School Commencement Ceremony was held on Sunday, May 13. Twenty-three proud graduates received their diplomas and were awarded scholarships at the commencement exercises. Scholarships awarded totaled more than $220,000. The program began with a slide show prepared by Madison Tice. The graduates entered the gymnasium as the Concert Band, under the direction of Talley Morrow, played the processional. Matthisen Witzel gave the invocation and welcome. Veterans, both past and present, were recognized; and the National Anthem was played.

Mr. Bill Keller, 1968 SFCHS graduate and CEO of Stanion Electric, gave the alumni message. The seniors presented flowers to their parents while the song "Five More Minutes" by Scotty McCreery was played. Emileigh Dinkel then gave the senior farewell, and Madison Tice the senior talk. The 2018 class was escorted by the Honor Guard consisting of juniors Jessica Confer, Lauren Johnson, Joslyn Ketzner, Teagan Landenberger, Echoe Lennox and Shaylyn Zweygardt.

Scholarships were presented by Mr. David Morrow, high school principal, and Steve Jenkins, senior class sponsor. Diplomas were presented by David Morrow, Troy Hilt (board member), and Chris Bracelin (board member). The benediction was delivered by Matthisen Witzel.

Seniors receiving their diplomas included:  Martin Beikman, Reagan Beims *H, Hanna Bracelin *H, Tate Busse *H, Coy De Waal, Emileigh Dinkel, Trayton Doyle, Jake Faulkender, Wyatt Hackler, Tressa LaBarge, Luke Lampe*H *K, Jylian Laten, Mallery Mills, Luin Norris, Nikolai Paulsen, Janeth Perez-Medina, Dennis Potter, Chad Sherman, Dalton Straub, Zoe Sundstrom *H, Madison TIce *H, Blake Utsler, and Matthisen Witzel *H *K.

*H indicates with honors - top 33% of class
*K indicates Kansas Scholars Curriculum

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