After delay, 2020 graduates recognized

The Humboldt High School class of 2020 graduated with an outdoor ceremony on Sunday, June 21. Read the article in this week's Humboldt Independent and see photos for purchase on this website. Click on the Buy a Photo link at the top of this page.

A total of 111 seniors from the class of 2020 took part in graduation ceremonies held Sunday, June 21, on Mason Maach Field at Humboldt High School. There were 115 senior graduates.
Delayed several weeks because of Covid-19, the graduation ceremony took place with students social distanced on the football field and family and friends in the bleachers and on lawn chairs.
Students entered the football field through an arch made of blue, gold and white balloons. They were led by Activities Director Greg Thomas, School Board President Tate Satern and Superintendent Mike Sherwood.
Four seniors shared Valedictorian honors with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. The Valedictorians were Lauren Erickson, Hope Hjelmeland, Holly Kirchhoff and Mackenzie McCartan. Salutatorian with a 3.97 grade point average was Jacob Thurm.
The Marvyl Friesth Awards are presented to the top senior male and female students as voted on by staff and students. The awards went to Jacob Thurm and Madysen Lange.
The Bernie Saggau Award went to Jamison Heinz and the Stan Jensen Award went to Madysen Lange.
Senior Class President Erin Howard gave the welcome and presented the mantle to 2021 Class President Quinton Orr.
Principal Lori Westhoff announced Silver Cord winners, recognized students going into the military, recognized Valedictorians, Salutatorian and Academic Excellence Award winners.
Student speakers were Hailey Box and Donovan Froisland. Read more about graduation, including student achievement and award winners in this week's edition of the Humboldt Independent. Subscribe by clicking on the link above.

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