Class of 2018 officers — From left, Cameron Kilpatrick, president; Alexis Fragapane, vice president; Caitlin Miller, treasurer; and Anna Loso, secretary. (Sentinel photo by John Clifford)

345 get diplomas at RFA commencement ceremony

Published Jun 23, 2018 at 4:02pm

The 149th Commencement ceremony for Rome Free Academy was held this morning.

Marching onto the field at RFA Stadium, the 345 members of the class of 2018 were accompanied by the school band playing the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance.” The class and assembled family, friends, teachers and school administrators then stood while the band played the National Anthem.

Noah Nardozza led the Pledge of Allegiance. Senior members of Rome Free Academy’s Concert Choir sang the school’s Alma Mater. Class President Cameron Kilpatrick presented the class appreciation gift. Tristan Hunzinger offered his salutatory speech, followed by the valedictory address by Isabella Madeira. Principal Brian P. LeBaron presented the class for graduation.

Superintendent of Schools Peter C. Blake awarded the diplomas with assistance from the assistant principals as weill as Ceil Fiorini, Sandy Russell and Joanne Polivka. Blake then led the class in the tassel turning ceremony. To cheers, applause and caps tossed into the air, the members of the class of 2018 at Rome Free Academy were declared graduates. Graduates include:

Isabella Mercedes Madeira

Tristan Michael Hunzinger

Noah V. Nardozza

Cameron Grant Kilpatrick

Richard Alexander Abdou

Andrew Paul Abreu

Anthony Michael Addison

Savannah M. Aikens

Hannah Rose Aldrich

Madeline Jewel Allen

Julian José Almestica

Lucciana J. Amodio

Jeremy Lucas Amoroso

Cearria J. Anson

Brianah L. Anson

Darren E. Arbes

Julia Autumn Arbes

Christopher M. Argenzia

Brittany Ann Armstrong

Matthew A. Arno

Darci Marie Baird

Tyler Joseph Baker

Angel Rebecca Barber

Isabell Rose Barber

Kamoy Elando Barrant

Hannah Jean Barringer

Alyssa Marie Bartolotti

Makenna R. Barton

Carly Lynn Beckwith

Theodore Behlin Jr.

Kaitlyn Mae Bishop

Raegan M. Bivona

Iki’kia Rio Allen Boehl

Chase A. Bowman

Deondre G. Boyer

Madison Sierra Bray-Trophia

Sara Lynn Brooks

Jessica Lynn Buckingham

Jeremy Deane Buell

Michael Buell

Noah Daniel Burke

Kirsten Cadrette

Alexandria H. Calenzo

Rowan P. Z. Call

Andre Kaheel Campbell

Katlin Campbell

Anthony Michael Cantarano

Jaclyn Elizabeth Carman

Kayla I. Carpenter

Jonathan Cyle Carr

Noah Aaron Carson

Jetsy M. Castillo Fontánez

Isabella Sinatra Cicci

Alessandra Marie Ciotti

Benjamin Thomas Clark

Molly Cathleen Closinski

Mathew Geary Cole

Megan A. Collins

Zachary J. Collins

Stone W. Colvin

Jordan F. Conestabile

Schane D. Conner

Codi Deacan Cooper

Hunter Thomas Corcoran

Tyler J. Cornell

Sara Crisan

Lucas Jackson Crofford

MacKenzie Crowell

David Abimelec Cruz

Madison Findlay Cudhea

Cianna Marie Currie

Ashlynn Paige Dadarria

Kathleen M. D’Aprix

Alexa Leigh Darcangelo

Mariah Rachellynn Dashnaw

Kaitlyn Anniah Davis

Kayla Mary Davis

Lucia Ines Davis

Dalimar Marie De Jesus-Rodriguez

Jillian Marie DeBlasiis

Eryn Paige Decker

Darian Marie Deeley

Katie Marie Deeley

Zachery Tyler DeHart

Emily Keara Dole

Alex Earl Donovan

Marian Elizabeth Draper

Kyle J. Dunham

Olivia Bryn Dursi

Kayleigh Lynn East

Kenneth E. Edinger

Jonathan Wade Egnew

Mathew Scott Ehlinger

Joseph Michael Esposito

Collin D. Facey

Raven M. Fallon

Gia Helena Faraino

Gisele Lucia Faraino

Faith J. Farrar

Naiomi Annette Feliciano

Jasmine Lane Finch

Evan Michael Finley

Thomas N. Fletcher

Christopher James Fox

Rochelle L. Fox

Alexis Lauren Fragapane

Star Moniqué Francis

Jy’ajah R. Freeman

Xavier Neil Freeman

Chesira Rose Fulgieri

Taylor E. Fulgieri

Samantha Anne Gaffney

Rachel Mary Galluppi

Mallory Mae Garcia

Brandon Lewis Gaylord

Craig M. Gazzilli Jr.

Kylee Maree Genovese

Nicholas Joseph Genovese

Francisco Gonzalez

Misael Ulises Gonzalez

Vito Joseph Gotti

Haley Ann Griffin

Megan M. Grinnell

Joel Anthony Gualandi

Elizabeth Gualtieri

Alexander Joseph Guiliano

William Guy

Michael Bryan Haag

Abigail Brooke Haggerty

Elizabeth Jane Hallenbeck

Emily Rose Hallenbeck

Tyler Hawkins

Joshua Michael Hedrington Jr.

Owen Charles Hetherington

Noah Griffin Hinckley

Zachary R. Houle

Kaw T. Htoo

Moriah Ann Humiston

Logan Matthew Hummel

Mattison Audrey Hunt

Jillian Lee Iacovissi

Nicole Alexandra Infantes Marquez

Kathleen Aislyn Isherwood

Ryan M. Iverson

Tiffany Elizabeth Ives

Victoria M. Janes

Owen E. Jarosz

Tyler David Jenks

Nicole Monika Grace Jeselson

Colin T. Jessop

Jillian Johnson

Harry Jacques Joseph Jr.

Ryan Anthony Joyce

Alyssa Rose Karas

Mary Catherine Kennedy

Jade Jalisia Kent

Andrew Justin Michael Kirk

Sarah Margaret Kirk

Jordan Grace Kistner

Derek Michael Klopotek

Bennet Michael Knudsen

Alena Crystal Koenig

Ian M. Kohli

Jason A. Kranbuhl

Madison Paige Krzemien

Jayson A. Kucharek

Alysha Rose Kunkle

Samuel James Kuryla

Marilee Montanna Landers

Noah Samuel Langston

Rochelle Lyn Lehman

Loren Matthew Lenaghen Jr.

Christopher T. Leonard

Jareth André Lewis

Nijáaha N. M. Lewis

Sydney Jordyn Lewis

Makayla Irene Lighthall

Nicole Marie Lince

Luke Robert Lokker

Anna Lucille Loso

Joseph M. Lucia

Madelynn Claire Maiolo

Madison Elizabeth Malakie

Massimo Gregory Mattacola

Rebecca Emily Matte

Angelica René Matys

Jared B. McCullough

Michael Mellon

Katherine Elizabeth Migliori

Caitlin Marie Miller

Samuel Jaron Miller

Jacob Robert Mills

Kenneth Millson

Erik Anthony Moerler

Joseph Christopher Monahan

Alexis Rose Mondrick

Hunter J. Moon

Cynthia Mikayla Moriarty

Kendra Elizabeth Moroughan

Tatyanna Qualeah Morris

Jasmine Rose Morrison

Alex Steven Mosca

Gavin Anthony Mosher

Benjamin Andrew Mumpton

Kira Nicole Myers

Katelynne Rose Nash

Rubymar Nazario

Moises Lima De Almeida Neto Jr.

Erin Michelle Nicotera

Brandon Lee Nutt

Maxwell K. O’Connor

Noah O’Connor

Lindsey I. O’Dell

Alicia Ann O’Neal

Ryen J. Palmer

Trinity A. Pardee

Xander M. Pardee

Emma Dayle Parker

Ryan Robert Parkhurst

Samantha Ana Perez

Haley N. Perry

John Laurence Perry Jr.

István Persik

John Robert Peterson

Kierstin Marie Pfeiffer

Dillon Michael Pfendler

Gabrielle Elaine Pich

Kalixia Oreliz Pimentel

Spencer Bruno Pisaneschi

Rylee Makayla Plumley

Dominika M. Pociecha

Ryan Anthony Pohorenec

Ethan Dylan Powell

Korey Patrick Pratt

Nathan Joseph Proper

Brandon R. Puccio

Kaitlyn Marie Rabe

John Truman Ratley

Taylor R. Recco

Madisynn C. Reilley

Shea M. Reilly

Ashley M. Rena

Steven C.J. Reynolds

Andrew James Richards

Rochelle L. Riegler

Seamus Riley

Noah Elias Rivera

Darren Michael Roberts

Ashanti Mark-Tyrone Robinson

Hunter E. Robinson

Jacob John Rogers

Steven George Rothfritz

Jacob C. Rowe

Austin Thomas Russell

Ethan Russell

Donovan William Saenger

Michael Joseph Santos

Zakary Andrew Sanzone

John Thomas Sargent III

Alexus M. Schulze

Evan Howard Sears

Saleena Lynn Seigler

Victoria Elizabeth Sestito

Brandon E. Shaughnessy

Cara C. Shaver

Kate Elise Sherwood

Amber Nicole Shue

Ethan Alexander Siderine

Dannica Elise Skates

Alabama Lynn Skinner

Kaprice Slaughter

Haylee Charlotte Smith

Jessica E. Smith

Jenna Marie Smolinski

Jackson Thomas Sorbello

Aubree Mae-Ella Spoor

Bianca Marie Squadrito

Alexander R. Sticca

Alina Nicole Sticca

Kristiana Therese Stockton

Malika Alexandra Strickland

Erik Anders Hager Svendsen

Ryan Joseph Swavely

Derek James Swift

Cassandra Kelly Swinney

Francisco Dominick Tallarino III

William Joseph Tallarino

Matteo Tamborrino

Brianna Kristine Tebo

Elizabeth K. Thompson

Katerina Lynn Thompson

Christopher David Todora

Marina Lorraine Todora

Luca Julian Toro

Ashley Louise Tourtelot

Gabriel Anthony Trips

Emily Lee Turner

Isaiah Rashaun Turner

Zane Phillip Turner

Dakota J. Vaughn

Joseph Michael Velardi Jr.

Kourtney Elizabeth Vienneau

Adreanna Lenee Villegas

Natalie Louise Visalli

Skylar Grace Magnolia Wahl

Austin Joseph Lee Walker

Nicholas Lee Wallace Jr.

Carrie Walston

Kailyn Fay Ward

Nicholas M. Warwick

Miguel R. Washington

Tyler J. Waterman

Jade Marie Wayne

Samantha Weigel

Zachary James Wells

Dylan Michael Westcott

Morgan Jean Weyant

Brianne Lee White

Amanda Nicole Wilbert

Claudia-Rose D. Williams

Kalle Levene Latice Williams

Richard A. Wishart III

Joshua David Wood

Felicity Ann Wright

Malachi I. Wright

Nigel H. Yates

Thomas R. Yoxall