Seneca Valley High School Class of 2018 Set Off to Follow Their Dreams
For generations, it has been true, as June begins high school comes to an end as seniors begin the transition from adolescence to adulthood. The first phase of that transition is the high school graduation. This week, the three high school serving Germantown — Seneca Valley, Northwest, and Clarksburg — graduated over 1,300 seniors this week.
The Class of 2018 from Seneca Valley High School gathered together for the last time at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. on Monday, June 4.
“This morning roughly 300 students will receive their diplomas,” Seneca Valley Principal Marc Cohen told friends and family gather to celebrate with the graduates. “They have collectively been offered millions of dollars in scholarships, and many of them have been accepted in the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country, including UCLA, Spellman, Hopkins, UVA, UPenn, The United States Naval Academy, and of course the University of Maryland.”
Cohen said that seven of Seneca Valley grads, including United States Naval Academy midshipman Hannah Montau had committed to joining the military following graduation.
The Screamin’ Eagles heard from one of the teachers, Charles Burrall, in the commencement address. Burral