Litchfield High School Class of 2017 says goodbye
Litchfield High School's Class of 2017 stands on the stage of the Warner Theatre in Torrington during commencement exercises on Thursday. Below, graduate Mateo Tiul gets a hug from his mother, Jackie.
Seventy-four Litchfield High School graduates began their next journey Thursday with commencement exercises at the Warner Theatre in Torrington.
Speakers representing the class were valedictorian Hannah Curran, salutatorian Olivia DeFiore, class president John Donnelly, vice president Antonio Muratori, treasurer Corinne Casali, and secretary Margaret Bove. Class adviser Patti O'Neill delivered the faculty farewell and Principal Kristen Della Volpe served as master of ceremonies.
The commencement address was given by Grant Ebner, a graduate of the LHS Class of 2001.
Class president John Donnelly has his corsage pinned on by high school secretary Tammy Knox.
Samantha Foley and Noah Legendre
Class adviser Patti O'Neill with class president John Donnelly, right, and vice president Antonio Muratori.
Awaiting the graduates are, from left, high school Dean of Students Michael Pascento, Superintendent of Schools Sherri Turner, Board of Education Chairman Frank Simone and high school Principal Kristen Della Volpe.
Principal Kristen Della Volpe
Salutatorian Olivia DeFiore
Class President John Donnelly
Commencement speaker Grant Ebner
Valedictorian Hannah Curran
Antonio Muratori receives his diploma.
Keegan Andrulis on the way to receive his diploma.
James Keller, center, joined his brothers, Nate, left, and Trevor, as an LHS graduate.