Photo Gallery: 2019 Elm Graduation

Elm student receives his diploma at the 2019 graduation ceremony.

PHOTO: A member of the Elm Class of 2019 returns to his seat after receiving his diploma. This year's graduation ceremony took place May 22. District 401 photo by Dave Porreca (click image for a larger view). For video coverage of the entire 2019 Elm ceremony, please click here


The Class of 2019 graduated from Elm Middle School in a ceremony held Wednesday, May 22, inside the school gym. Some 196 students said goodbye to 8th grade and received their diplomas in front of an enthusiastic audience of parents and other family members.

Student speakers Kayla Solano, Martin Mazur and Eleanor Zagroba addressed their classmates during the ceremony. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas D. Wade and Board of Education member Mr. Jonathan M. Rivera also delivered remarks. Students Justin Raffe and Ava Vargas won the Cougar Pride Award.

Elm Principal Ms. Rebecca Siegel presided over the ceremony. Congratulations, Class of 2019, and best of luck in your high school careers!

For additional coverage of the Elm commencement, please click here.


NOTE: To view the following photos in a slideshow format, click any of the pictures below. All photos are by Dave Porreca, D401 web/media specialist.