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CHS 131st Annual Commencement Ceremony - 6/21

The 131st annual Chesterton High School commencement exercises will be hosted on Wednesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the CHS Football Stadium (June 10 in case of inclement weather).

Student Government officers are Abigail Winland, President of Student Affairs; Barbara Holsclaw, Vice President of Public Relations; Celia Faroh, Vice President of Public Affairs; Madeline Billings, Treasurer; and Sofia Portugal, Secretary.

Senior class senators are Nalani Malackowski, Troy Feller, Daniel Vear, Maggie Vrahoretis and Abbey Wilcox.

Teacher Mrs. Kim Stahura will present the Commencement Address.

The class song: “Kids”, by MGMT 

The class motto: “Stay Positive, Test Negative”

Other events of the day include...Presentation of honor students by Brent Martinson, principal; awarding of the diplomas by Dr. Chip Pettit, superintendent of schools; Robert McDermott, assistant superintendent, and the officers and members of the DSC Board of Trustees; and the traditional turning of the tassels and closing by Abigail Winland, president of Student Affairs.

Yellow admission tickets are required at commencement.  The Stadium will admit guests beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Each senior has been issued eight YELLOW tickets for his/her parents and relatives.

Special tickets are required for those guests who are physically unable to climb the bleachers. Special handicapped parking is available. It is recommended that seniors and those with mobility limitations be dropped off while other family members park the vehicle elsewhere.

Overflow parking will be available to families attending the event in the south parking lot of Westchester Intermediate School, 1050 S 5th Street. Bus shuttles to the CHS Graduation event will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. with return shuttle following the ceremony.

Graduating seniors will be wearing special masks made available through generous donations by the following sponsors: CAPTRUST, Computer Education Institute (CEI), Delta Theta Tau (DTT) Chesterton Chapter, Elliott Family and Thomas KIA of Highland.

A live press box view will be available of the CHS Graduation ceremony on June 9 beginning at 6:45 p.m. on Facebook Live through the CHS Facebook Page

To watch, click on the Facebook link above on June 9 at 6:45 p.m. Visitors do not need to be a member of Facebook to watch the live view.

Those 460 seniors of the Class of 2021 scheduled to graduate on June 9 are:

Tristan Thomas Abramson
Paul  Acevedo
Emma Grace Adams
Lucas Ian Adams
Adan Yamar Aitchison
Mackenzie Katherine Alderson
Anthony Michael Alelunas
Alyssa Rose Alvarez
Dakota James Anderson
Damon Lee Anderson
Ryleigh Corrine Anderson
Cordelia Malise Armstrong
Sophia McKenzie Arthur
Alexander Nathan Atrosh
Isabella Reese Auricchio
Samantha Elizabeth Autenrieth
Adam Matthew Baker
Mia Irene Baker
Anthony Balon
Kathryn Grace Banks
Sydney Marie Baranko
Kendra Elizabeth Barbour
Alana Jean Barker
Roan Newton Barnewall
Evan James Bates
Megan Nicole Benzer
Nolan Scott Bernth
Nicholas Ryan Biel
Kaily Rose Bledsoe
Nathan Alexander Bogdanich
Dylan Connor Boland
Brandon Timothy Bolin
Aaron Lee Bolton II
Delaney Jade Bontrager
Isaac Thomas Bowser
Zander Winfield Bozanic
Kathleen Marie Brady
Samantha Lynn Branham
Lance Karl Bratcher
Sydney Marie Braveman
Kylie Rose Brickley
Nathaniel Jacob Brimberry
Lauren Elizabeth Bromley
Jonathan David Browning II
Holly Michelle Brueggert
Allison Rebecca Burcham
Robert Graham Burch
James Roger Burkhart
Charlie T Byrd
Austin Wayne Cadle
Nicholas Joseph Cain
Melanie Ann Cairns
Cady Magdaline Caldwell
Vincent Michael Campaniello
Emma Irene Caratini
Karson Scott Cardenas
Ashly Marie Carlson
Eric Adam Carlson
Hunter Aaron Carlson
Kaitlyn Madison Carr
Mason Dean Carter
Carter Steven Casbon
Connor Michael Casbon
Emily Ann Case
Emily Gayle Castilleja
Gabriel Marcus Chamoun
Daniel Chase Charbonneau
Allison Elizabeth Christian
Barrett Kincade Church
Jacob David Ciesielski
Frances Rose Clancy
James Bryan Clark
Kassandra Lynn Colvin
Cara Sutton Conaway
Brianna Mae Condes
Angela Elizabeth Conrad
Ethan Benjamin Contreras
Keelyn Savannah Cook
Breanna Lynn Coram
Makayla Nicole Coram
Reuben Shai Coslov
Savannah Rose Costello
Jack Merrell Craig
Colin David Cuevas
Steven Joel Cunningham Jr
Joshua Kaleb Daniels
Sean Terry Dardeau Jr
Kodi Allen Darnell
Devin Cole DaVaney
Isabella Amedea Davison
Lauren Ashley Davis
Makayla Lynn Davis
Trent Matthew Delliquadri
Joshua Jason Dennington
Sophia June DeRuntz
Chloe Naomi-Jean Deterling
Noenee Sky Diaz
Ethan Dennis Dibble
Evan Ross Dildine
Juliet Maya Dinkins
Payton John Clarence Disney
Ryan Matthew Donovan
Anna Mary Drescher
Joshua Caleb Drew
Alicia Claire Drewes
Allison Marie Dumelle
Emma Noelle Earl
Charles Robert Eaton
Taylor Alexis Edwards
Madyson Paige Elliott
Sean Michael Elliott
Raymond Brock Ellis
Isabella Rose Ellrich
Andrew Michael Engel
Mariah Rose England
Mia Alexandra Enzer
Alexia Rose Erkman
Anthony Cole Evans
Kody William Farrington
Marie Elena Favela
Troy David Feller
Myka Marcella Fenelon
Kylie Marie Finley
Nicholas Richard Fleischauer
Jackson Elliott Fleming
Anna Helen Fletcher
Anissa Elena Flores
Benjamin Kendrick Forgey V
Emma Elizabeth Helen Fox
Francis Darwin Fox
Emmie Rae Fredrickson
Ryana Marie Freeman
Caden Christopher French
Charles James Frencl IV
Daesha Jean French
Emily Katherine Freundt
Glade Jacob Fuller
Jack Michael Furmanek
Gianna Rose Galante
Alejandro Andres Garcia Curtis
Rylee Nicole Garcia
Timothy Lee Garcia
Hannah Marie Geiser
Robert Paul Geiss
Addison Lee Gentry
Kylee Nicole Gibson
Libby Marie Gibson
Sophia Elaine Gill
Autumn Elizabeth Gilsinger
Rosemarie Ann Gonsiorowski
Alicia Monique Gonzalez
Avary Grace Gonzales
Joseph Nathaniel Goveia
Summer Hope Grayson
Madison Diane Grecco
Kyle Andrew Gregurich
Nicole Kate-Lynn Groceman
Katherine Madeline Gronceski
Jonah Leroy Grover
Tyler Ray Gudeman
Kheila Cybele Gudino
McKenna Angela Guernsey
Madison Jean Guthrie
Anna Elizabeth Guzek
Abigayle Lena'Mari Hafner
Iain Erick Hall
Lori Ann Hamil
Lillian Rosalee Hampton
Zoey Renee Hanley
Grace Catherine Hannah
Katie Lynn Hansen
Kelsee Ann Hansen
Malcolm Jay Harper
Thomas William Harrigan V
Kayla Elizabeth Harris
Stefan Arresteed Harris Jr
Peyton Marie Hasselberger
Samuel Fritz Haughtington
Chandler Patrick Hawk
Abigail Mae Hawkins
Aidan Sean Healy
Alyssa Layne Heath
Kyle Payton Henry
Tyler John Herbert
Daniel Roland Herr
Ryan Thomas Hickman
Jeremy Noah Hilgeman
Shae Robert Hisaw
Brendan Matthew Hoch
Hattie Anneliese Hoham
Barbara Emily Holsclaw
Austin James Hoover
Madalene Elizabeth Horn
Haley Dawn Horton
Bethany Janelle House
Tristan Neal Howell
Grace Elaine Hubbard
Daniel  Huijon
Kaylon Jean Hunsley
Cole Michael Hutchison
Austin Charles Hynote
Christopher William Jackson
Regionae Lapersia Jackson
Savanna Kay Jackson
Heidi Brooke Jaeger
Amy Renee Jirtle
Cade Devin Johnson
Kevin Robert Johnston
Landen Robert Johnston
Addison Renae Joiner
Bryce Thomas Jones
Claire Vivian Jones
Anais Yasmine Juliano
Aiden James Justak
Ethan Jeffery Kaiser
Samuel Matthew Keane
Nathan Michael Keel
Paul James Kennedy
Nadia Bella Kezy
Emma Grace Kitchel
Nicolas Roy Kittredge
Emily Ann Marie Klein
Marissa Anne Kleronomos
Maisyn Elaine Klimczak
Lauren Kate Kobialka
John Arthur Koch
Lauren Victoria Konopacki
Megan Rene Koster
Keegan Thomas Kristensen
Marcus Anthony Kritlow
Olivia Jean Kroeger
Mackenzye Diana Kuhnle
Christian  Kurek
Laci Josephine Kwiatkowski-Perez
Esteban Antonio Lamb
Alexia Katherine Lambert
Matthew Robert Lane
Chloe DeLana Larson
Julia Grace Larson
Amber Grace Laughner
Joshua Jeffery Lawless II
Dylan Jay Lawrence
Gavin Robert Layman
Connor William Leake
Cole Michael Augustus Lee
Daniel Joseph Leensvaart
Adam James Leidy
Blake Edward Lemmon
Maggie Elizabeth Lesher
Emily Ann Lewis
Makenna Taylor Linzy
Kyle William Liss
Christopher Paul Little
Elia Luz Livovich
Luke Dante Lombardini
Emily Jade Loney
Olivia Alexandria Lopez
Anastasia Jade Loving
Jonah Paul Lovitz
Briana Raye Lowry
Rhett James Timmothy Lubeck
Anthony Daniel Mahan
Nalani Lee Malackowski
Drew Elizabeth Malapanes
David Jovan Manojlovic
Madalyn Brooke Marlow
Makayla Paige Martin
Karina Lisavette Martinez
Miguel Angel Martinez
Peyton Ashley Martinson
Avery Cadyn-Anabella Martorano
Lydia Rae Martz
Lucille Renee Masten
Conner Scott Mathis
Liah Ellen Mauger
Christian Aydian-Mann McCord
Kevin Patrick McCoy
Miles Marcus McCready
Anthony Michael McCrovitz II
Mitchell Allen McElfresh
Riley Thomas Awesome McGuire
Martin Ryan McLaughlin
Patrick Scott McLaughlin
Allena Sarai Mercks
Allison Mary Messler
Alexandria Kay Miller
Connor Gabriel Harlan Miller
Jamie Grace Miller
Anthony Michael Miskus
Delaney Jewell Mitchell
Ethan Gregg Mohoi
Cesar Enrique Mondragon
Kara Lynn Montagano
Lauren Renee Moody
Logan Daniel Moore
Rachel Ann Moore
Aidan Thomas Moran
Cole Robert Morgan-Givens
Mallory Cathryn Morrison
Beckham John Mountford
Cassandra Isabella Mowat
Rebecca Lynn Mueller
Logan Joseph Murphy
Noah Kai Murphy
Zachary George Myers
Ceirra Carol Natasha Nagy
Zuri Christian Neal
Geneva Lynn Nelson
Kathryn Laura Yang-Can Nevers
Colin Edward Newcom
Alexander Thomas Newman
Jacob Robert Noel
Zoey Noelle North
Lucille Belle Novreske
Theodore Joseph Nowinski III
Simone Nicole Nunez
Sydney Danielle Nunez
Levon Dimarie' O'Neal
Aaron Alexander O'Shea-Valdez
Hunter Alan Olson
Kennedy Paige Olson
Domminick Paydon Orange
Jacob Robert Oswald
Grace Kelly Pace
Mia Hana Pak
Christianna Carolina Pala
Mei Narita Pantuso
Kaitlyn Jordan Papka
Alizay Elise Payne
Samuel Douglas Ash Pendleton
Storm David Pendleton
Kristana Tyler Perz
Brent John Petre
John Dominic Petro
Justyne Marie Phillips
Annika Elise Pierce
Isabella Anale Pinto
Lucas Ryan Piunti
Danielle Marion Plinovich
Jocelynn Sue Anna Marie Ponce
Juan Robert Ponce
Andrew Joseph Posavac
John Thomas Powell
Kayla Nicole Powers
Miles Colton Putchaven
John Michael Rader III
Cole Aaron Radliff
Sophia Marie Raffin
Vincent Sutton Raffin
Nicholas Alan Rayner
Olivia Skye Renko
Kaira Anna Replin
Tyler Joseph Rice
Anika Marie Richter
Sarah Ann Richter
Logan Olive Riley
William James Rinker
Sara Lorraine Rippe
Syerra Kaylee Robbins
Lillian J Louise Roberts
Brieanna Renae Rodriguez
Tarrah Lynn Rogers
Elijah Allen Root
Aiden Michael Rossetti
Lillian Elizabeth Rusin
Ian David Rutherford
Benjamin Christopher Rutkowski
Demetrius Isaac Sain
Anthony Angel Salinas
Isabella Reina Sanchez
Anna Grace Sanders
Annali Jean Sasak
Ryan Michael Schlyer
Greta Leilani Schmahl
Maria Noelle Schmahl
Emma Agnes Schmidt
Jacob Roy Schuch
Roxanne Danielle Schwab
Noah Shepard Scott
Emily Christine Sears
Tatyana Odessa Sentoro
Brandon Ethan Serros
Charles Christopher Seter
Jacob Clarke Shaffer
Payton Suzanne Shideler
Alexis Marie Shupe
Emma Grace Sieman
Katelyn Grace Sizemore
Mattea Brynae Sklut
Samuel Michael Slutzkin
Morgan Leigh Smelley
Desirae Cecelia Smith
Eric Lee Smith
Haleigh Michelle Smith
Allison Nichole Soblotne
Alaina Jade South
Heather Carly Spiess
Evan Parker Sprang
Logan Christopher Sprengel
Launamarie Annette Stangl
Riley James Stasny
Alexia Rae Ann Stevens
Jessica Lynn Stever
Hunter Lee Stewart
Adam Emerson Stobbe
Sydney Paige Stott
Sarah Marie Stover
Matthew Evan Streeter
Natalie Hope Streeter
Samantha Marie Stringham
Zoe Johnelle Swanson
Jackson Scott Syren
Kayla Elizabeth Szymanski
Aiden Tyler Thomas
Sabrina Nicole Thomason
Aidan Matthew Thompson
Greta Bryn Tilden
Keehan Allen Tosh
Ryan Andrew Toth
Riley Nicholas Tratta
Cody Allan Tretter
Kiley Marie Tubbs
Lindsey Ellen Tucker
Mikayla Ann Tucker
Aidan Langley Turner
Julia Emily Turner
Lauren Emily Unruh
Jenna Marie Vagner
Kaitlyn Rose Van Kley
Tyler James VanderWoude
Daniel Armando Vasquez
Lillian Mae Elise Vaughan
Daniel Jake Vear
Isabela Rose Velez
Luke Gerard Vetroczky
Isabel Mya Villanueva
Lucas Connor Vinet
Morgan Elizabeth Virden
Maggie Lynn Vrahoretis
Madeline Betty Wagner
Lydia Patricia Wahl
Isaiah Michael Walters
Macey Leigh Watkins
Marina Dale Weinberg
Coby Jordan Whalen
James Richard Wheeler
Timothy Michael Wheeler
Kayla Renee Whelan
Alexander Christopher Whisman
Abbey Jane Wilcox
Hailey Nicole Wild
Destiny Leah Williams
Naomi Michele Williams
Scott Joseph Wilmsen
Quentin Anthony Wilson
Abigail Riley Winland
Ethan Charles Wodrich
Samuel Timothy Wolters
Joshua John Yocum
Paris Olivia Zubeck