The Suffield High School seniors gathered at SHS athletic field on Saturday morning, June 12, to finalize their four years at the school. The past year has been one fraught with the problems and restrictions associated with COVID, but the tenor of the graduation messages was one of inspiration and readiness to face the future despite the difficult year.
Valedictorian Juliana Service, who will be attending UCONN in the fall, Salutatorian Abby Halasi-Kun who will be joining the Air Force after graduation and class President Bryan Bussolari spoke of the memories they will take with them as they move on to other things, as well as the value of resilience and self-reflection.
Principal James Blain reminded the graduates to “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” Congratulations to all the graduating seniors, wishing them success in the future.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“My dear teriffied graduates, you are about to enter the most uncertain and thrilling period of your lives.”
– Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
– Harriet Tubman