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Class of 2012 Graduates From Saucon Valley

Almost 190 students graduated from Saucon Valley High School in commencement exercises held Friday, June 15.

The Class of 2012 was one of the largest in recent memory--a fact highlighted by valedictorian in his address at Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 15.

"Remember how we were always the largest, loudest class at Saucon Valley?" Powell asked his classmates.

He went on to remind them of how fortunate they have been.

"We are all blessed," Powell said, before personally thanking his family, friends and God for the opportunities he has enjoyed.

"I know that if we all strive to exceed expectations to achieve our potential, we can," he added.

Salutatorian Emma Schanzenbach told her fellow graduates that above all else she wishes them happiness in the future.

"This will lead you to say the words that Julius Caesar said over 2,000 years ago," she said. "'Veni, vidi, vici.'"

Translated, the famous quote by Caesar means "I came, I saw, I conquered."

Schanzenbach also encouraged her peers "to stand tall and be proud of our alma mater."

Senior Class President Susanne Neher spoke of heroes, and said that each student with whom she shared the stage was a hero to her.

"Each hero has encountered tests, allies and enemies," she said.

Neher said that in going forward in life, many more challenges await the Class of 2012.

The exciting thing about life, she noted, is that "you never know when another quest is about to begin."

Other highlights of the commencement exercises included remarks by high school principal Eric Kahler and school district superintendent Dr. Sandra Fellin, as well as a musical performance of U2's "Beautiful Day" which was directed by Dennis Smith, the school's retiring Choral Director.

CLASS OF 2012

Katelynn Acevedo

Courtney Amelio

Mohala Anderson

Brittany Andreas

Zachery Anthony-Bressler

Tiara Arnold

Ariel Baab

Alec Bachman

Samantha Barrett

Reed Baum

Taylor Beals

David Bertz

Clint Bettler

Michael Bokan

John Bordne

Thomas Brozoski**

Sabrina Brucker

Alex Brueningsen

Keith Bryan

Katherine Butler

Sean Callihan

Trae Carney

Christopher Coelho

Caitlin Connors

Gavin Coyne

Connor Craig

Maggie Cressman

Daryl Cruz

Alec DeBard

Jonathan DeMasi

Justin DeRenzis**

Lindsay Dittemore

Benjamin Doddy

Desiree Dooley

Stephanie Dougherty

Dakota Edwards

Molly Edwards

Zachary Estojak**

Tyler Evans

Kelly FaRannte**

Spencer Felix

Andrew Fischer

Emily Folenta

Hillary Frey

Moriah Gabrielli

Jacqueline Gallagher**

Dakota Gerstenberg

Nathan Gimbar

Will Gomes

Christina Goy

Kaitlin Goy

Brandon Guzman

Nathan Hafner

Brynna Harry

Alexandra Harte

Ashley Hein

Zachary Hein

Chantell Henry

Avery Henthorn**

Brian Herbold**

Joshua Hough**

Hunter Isbell**

Emily Keefer**

Kody Kemmerer

Brian Kern

Jeffrey King**

Alexander Knauss

Jesse Koch**

Jessica Kolvites**

Chrisovalantis Kouros

Kendall Kramer**

Jester Kreiner

Jessica Kudera

Joshua Kunsman

Cody Lake

Courtnie Lambert**

Taylor Lasky

Alexandra Lento

Robert Lofthouse

Brianna Lohman

Amanda Long**

Marina Long

Lisette Lopes

Casey Louiselle

Samantha Mantz

Kyle Marshall**

Isaac Martin**

Erica Martinez

Juan Martinez

Stephanie Matula* **

Nicole Mautino**

Meghan McCullough

Shea McGlone

Sean McGovern**

Judith McManus

Kaylyn Mejias

Louis Merlino

Christopher Mertus

Patrick Michalak

Katie-Lynn Miller

Moses Miller

Nathan Miller

Randy Miller**

Sean Miller**

Jason Moran**

Michael Muschlitz

Harleymae Myers

Christopher Nagy**

Gina Nenni

Jameson Packer* **

Emily Panariello

Nicholas Paolini

Christopher Parry

Shannon Parsons

Nicholas Pasternak

Jena Patterson**

Ryan Peck

Jamie Peffer

Alaina Pell

Ashlyn Petrie

Jessica Pimentel

Holly Plantener

Joseph Polak

Samuel Poli

Christopher Pugliese

De'Sean Redwine

Nathan Robinson

Jodie Rosati

Louis Rosati

Ryan Rumfield

Stephanie Rusu

Rachel Sassaman**

Savanna Saul

Emma Schanzenbach**

Samantha Schreck**

Kelly Schreder

Kevin Schreder

Tiffany Schwenk

Emily Scott

Kelly Schoenberger

Briana Simpson

Ethan Sinko

Christopher Skelly

Paul Sloand**

Benjamin Smith**

Nicolle Snyder**

Nathaniel Solosky

Sierra Staats**

Ernest Stavrovsky

Rachel Sutherland**

Rachel Szemenyei

Amy Thatcher

Zachary Thomas

Ashley Torres

Marguerite Trahey

Daniel Unger

Danielle Vogel

James Ward

Cody Wargo

Felisha Warrelmann

Kendall Washburn

Nicholas Weber

Scott Weber

Shannon Weeks

Justin Welch**

Erika Welz

Lorrie Werkheiser

Aaron Wieand

Lauren Wolfe

Tyler Wright

Owen Yeager

Jacob Yonney

Kristi Young

Ryan Young

*Class Officer

**Award Recipient

***Names listed above (and in graduation program) do not necessarily confirm completion of graduation requirements.

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