The big day has arrived Class of 2011 commencement Thursday

By on June 15, 2011



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Warwick High School will hold its 55th annual commencement exercises Thursday night, June 16, when the Class of 2011 gathers at Calvary Church in Lancaster.

The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

The class motto is "Carpe Diem," and four seniors — Casey Mitchell, Samantha Weaver, Scott Singleton and Clarissa O’Conor — will deliver orations on the theme.

The class valedictorian will also be announced at this time.

Casey E. Mitchell

Casey is the daughter of Dena Mitchell. Her speech will be on "Carpe Diem: Change."

During high school, she was a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Program, the Lititz Leo Club, HYPE, National Honor Society and president of the Spanish Honor Society. Casey participated on the Warwick girls soccer and basketball teams, as well as LANCO soccer club and Lancaster Wave AAV basketball.

She will be attending Wake Forest University.

Samantha E. Weaver

Samantha is the daughter of Barbara and Mark Weaver. She will speak on "Carpe Diem: Daring."

During high school, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, JETS, KMO, a Warwick girls soccer team co-captain, girls golf, was the student council president, Akron Mennonite Church youth group, dance at Encore Dance Center and Penn Legacy soccer club.

She will be attending Goshen College.

Scott A. Singleton

Scott is the son of Leslie and George Singleton. His speech will be on "Carpe Diem: Perseverance."

During high school, he was a member of the academic team and quiz bowl, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, was the varsity tennis co-captain, Envirothon, Westminster Presbyterian Church and the principal advisor council.

He will be attending Texas Christian University.

Clarissa R. O’Conor

Clarissa is the daughter of Nancy and G. Thomas O’Conor. She will speak in "Carpe Diem: Action."

During high school, she was a member of Students for a Democratic Society, Lettuce be the Change Garden, Warwick Gay-Straight Alliance, Amnesty International, National Honor Society, French Honor Society, young women’s book club, quit bowl, KMO, mock trial and Warwick swimming.

She will be attending the University of Pennsylvania.

Photos and coverage of commencement will be published in next week’s Record Express. More COMMENCEMENT, page A25