Kagman High School bade farewell to 117 seniors in the afternoon of May 26, as the Ayuyu Class of 2021 received their diplomas in a drive-thru ceremony held right at the main entrance of the school—the center point of Kagman High School’s famous loop road.
As the Class of 2021 individually made their entrance to receive their certificates of graduation, hundred of residents cheered on and applauded them. These residents waited for hours by the roadside leading to the school. They have set up tents and barbecue pits, and played lively music to celebrate with the graduating students.
Valedictorian for the Ayuyu Class of 2021 is Cindy Marie Balatayo Indalecio. She is also the recipient of the Board of Education Award. BOE chair Andrew Orsini and board members Antonio Borja, Maisie B. Tenorio and Gregory Borja presented the award.
Salutatorian is Seiji Maga’lahi Suzuki Gonzales. He is the recipient of the Commissioner of Education Award. He received the award from Education Commissioner Dr. Alfred B. Ada himself.
Completing the top 10 are: (3) Maria Jessica Castro Cruz; (4) Kiana Mae Agulto Camacho; (5) Stephenny Patrice Camacho Pangelinan; (6) David Ezekiel Rajendra Kaipat Igisomar; (7) Jordan Christianna Camacho Towai; (8) Anisa Jasma Cruz Villagomez; (9) Angel Chungi Wanphen Santos, and (10) Gloria- Niah Ilisari Deleon Guerrero.
The other award recipients are: Kiana Mae A. Camacho, Outstanding Female Graduate and Lt. Governor’s Award; Froilan Gregory Camacho, Governor’s Awardee; Johnson Tekau Aderuwangel Sebuu, Principal’s Leadership Award; Seiji Maga’lahi S. Gonzales, PTSA Award; Tessa Jo A. Sablan, Mayor’s Award; Norbert Eugene Vi. Diaz Jr., Ayuyu Spirit Award; Maria Dolores C. Rasa and Jenisha Jo T. Dubrall, Female Athlete of the Year; and Noah Peter F. Mesa and Francisco Kumuch, Male Athlete of the Year.
School principal Ben Jones emceed the ceremony and was joined in full force by his Kagman High School family. (PSS)