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Next generation of P.C. graduates ready to conquer their destinies
June 30, 2022 at 7:45 a.m.
As soon as the Port Chester High School Class of 2022 commencement ceremony concludes, Darian Sanchez embraces a classmate with an expression of pure joy plastered across his face.
Evident by the smile on his face as he struts down the aisle upon receiving his diploma at his graduation ceremony on Friday, June 24, Harrison Callaway knows a bright future awaits with a degree from Port Chester High School under his belt.
Before the graduation ceremony begins, soon-to-be graduate Alexi Navichoque takes a photo of Dyana Sandoval (left), Allyson Lunarejo and Jocelyn Herrera in their final moment as high schoolers.
Giving a personal farewell to students before they officially become graduates, Port Chester High School physical education teacher and wrestling coach Joe Facciola congratulates Sebastian Alvarez.
As “Pomp and Circumstance” echoes and students march onto the football field, soon-to-be graduate Jade Miranda holds onto her cap as she smiles and laughs toward loved ones in the audience.
A family goes wild once they see their loved graduate Kaylee Cruz enter the stadium.
Graduating senior Sanai Ash takes to the podium to kick off the commencement ceremony by exquisitely saluting the flag with “The Star Spangled Banner.”
Giving her first commencement address as superintendent of Port Chester Schools, Dr. Aurelia Henriquez throws her hands in the air with excitement while addressing the Class of 2022.
With a proud grin stretched across her face, Layfette Drive resident Amanda Ortiz takes a phone out to record Daphne Sullivan as she recites her salutatory address.
Graduating senior Levi Ramirez sits at the edge of a row clapping for speakers driven to inspire the class.
Once her name is announced, Class of 2022 Co-President Fatima Bautista shakes hands with Principal Luke Sotherden and accepts her degree.
As the Board of Education Vice President, Lou Russo is able to see his daughter Siena off from high school with a degree and a big hug.
With sincere pride on his face, Nicholas Bolanos throws his arms in the air with a diploma in hand and turns toward the airhorns that started blaring when his name was called.
Graduation is easy and breezy for Kimberly Ceballos, who brandishes her degree delicately as she strides back to her seat.
Diploma gets tucked and hand signs go up as Alejandro Leyva eagerly proceeds down the aisle after his name is called.
As if she were the Queen of England herself, Amy Munguia waves to the crowd with esteemed elegance as a new Port Chester High School graduate.
Crowd members go crazy with boisterous cheers and airhorns when Khaliah Thomas’s name is called.
Caps in the air make it official! Former students in the Class of 2022 are officially graduates of Port Chester High School.
They did it! Before meeting with friends and family after the ceremony, graduates Samantha Mendoza (left), Keyla Sepulveda and Aracely Monroy pose for a photo .
Brian Aguilar’s graduation will forever be cemented in memory now that his sister Ashley captured a sweet family photo with their mother Silvia.
After walking across the field, Jazmine Lacandalo completes the last step of the journey by collecting her official diploma and inserting it into the case.
Nashla Baez Silfa playfully tips her cap to the cheering crowd as she follows her sister Humbernet to their seats.
Shadowed by the football field scoreboard honoring the Class of 2022, Port Chester High School Principal Luke Sotherden addresses his graduating seniors before sending them off into the world.
Minutes away from becoming official graduates, Jasmine Flores (left) and Gabriela Flores smile together as they patiently wait for the presenting of diplomas.
Kameron Clayton waves to loved ones after receiving his degree.
With the realization that she finally did it, Angelia Fallanca is all laughs and smiles once her diploma is in hand.
Beaming graduate coming through! Christian Torres smiles for the camera while clutching his freshly minted high school degree.
The gang’s all here for Jacqueline Soto. The graduate smiles for a family picture with her niece and nephew Amy, 1, and Joseph Diaz, 3.