Recently there has been dozens of high school all over the Treasure Valley that have held graduations. One of the most latest graduations that took place in the treasure valley was Skyview graduation that took place at the Idaho Center on thursday the 24. There was a significant number of students that graduated. There were about 258 students that graduated at Skyview High School.
The Skyview graduates were welcomed by Sasha Thompson and Sarah Johansen, who are senior class officers, they were also welcomed by the varsity choir, who performed the national anthem and performed a song by Bob Dylan, “ Forever Young.” The school’s concert band also attended the graduation, they performed, “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss.”
Skyview High School had fifty-seven students that graduated with scholarships. The student that gave the class valedictorian address was Katherine Aldous, she also selected the Skyview faculty and staff that read the names of the graduates. Hudson Bekkedahl and Kacy Bonds were associated student body that gave closing remarks.
One graduate that graduated from Skyview High School was Katherine Aldous, she received the National Merit Scholar Finalist, she will be attending Brigham Young University-Idaho. Aldous will be studying something in the field of International Studies in the fall. The senior has multiple accomplishments throughout her high school career. Such as learning how to play the piano when she was in kindergarden, and has played volleyball and tennis the first half of her high school career until she was sidelined because of injury.
The senior graduated with a GPA of 4.1, Aldous says, ” Don’t limit your self. You never know what you’re going to miss out on otherwise. Be connected with people.” Katherine was a member of the Key Club and was a two-year member of the National Honor Society. She also played in the marching and concert bands as a flautist.
All seniors where extremely excited to graduated and walk out of the Idaho Center as new young adults, but were extremely sad to leave all thier friends and the memories that where made at Skyview High School.
CONGRADULATIONS SKYVIEWS 2015-2016 GRADUATING CLASS!!!