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Avon Grove Charter ends school year with outdoor commencement

Class of 2020 Graduation Avon Grove Charter ends school year with outdoor commencement. July 27, 2020, Daily Local News, MediaNews Group

The Avon Grove Charter School Senior Class of 2020 officially marked the end of their high school journey on July 13, with a special outdoor commencement ceremony at the Christian Life Center.

While observing state regulations on social distancing and allowing only a limited number of guests, the graduates were treated to a “traditional” graduation and the opportunity to celebrate this momentous milestone. Class of 2020 Student Speaker, Maggie Degler, delivered an eloquent commencement speech detailing her journey at Avon Grove Charter.

Scholarships were awarded to the following graduates:

AGCS Art Scholarship - Emily McDermott & Happy Jalluri.

AGCS Athletics Scholarship - Jacob Kerstetter.

AGCS Character Scholarship - Allie McKinnney & Joey DiJoesph.

AGCS PTO Scholarship - Maggie Degler.

AGCS Community Service Scholarship – Halle Tarasiewicz.

Rachel Carson Conservation Scholarship – Jordan Cross.

The Weiner Group Scholarship – Nick King & Kendall Ludwig.

AGCS Leader of the Pack Scholarship – Jemma Raner.

AGCS Micro Farm Scholarship – Gail Santucci.

Logan Hugh Kammerer Memorial Scholarship – Kayla Taylor.

Prior to Head of School Kristen Bishop’s conferral of degree speech, and having graduates ceremoniously turn their tassels and toss their graduation caps into the summer air, each graduate was individually called to the podium to receive their diploma.