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Valedictorian, Salutatorian share message

 

LuAnn Schindler

Top scholars • (l-r): Chance Boelter and Gage Clifton are named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Orchard Public Schools class of 2020. Their speeches are featured on this page.

Graduation different in midst of pandemic

CHANCE BOELTER

Valedictorian

Family, friends, faculty and staff, welcome to the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2020. Thank you to those that were able to make it today, and I am so sorry to those that aren't able to join us under these special circumstances.

Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands in time of challenge and controversy."

This could not be more true in the times we are living in. I never thought we would be...



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