316 get diplomas at RFA commencement ceremony

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The 147th Commencement ceremony for Rome Free Academy was held this morning.

Marching onto the field at RFA Stadium, the 316 members of the class of 2016 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.

Devante Saenger led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Sarah Chien, Maria Parker, Sidnee Lenaghen, Amy Fleck, Scott Cousins, Zach Stockbridge, Angel Jardines, and Quinton Cosentino sang the school’s Alma Mater. Stephanie Cook presented the class appreciation gift.

Spencer Parrish offered his salutatory speech, followed by the valedictory address by Nicholas Wilson. Principal Mark E. Benson presented the class for graduation.

Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey P. Simons and Louis Daniello, Board of Education president awarded the diplomas with assistance from guidance counselors and Ceil Fiorini, Joanne Polivka and Sandy Russell.

Daniello then led the class in the tassel turning ceremony. To cheers, applause and caps tossed into the air, the members of the Class of 2016 at Rome Free Academy were declared graduates. Graduates include are:

Nicholas Wilson

(valedictorian)

Spencer Parrish

(salutatorian)

Devante Saenger

Stephanie Cook

Mohammed Samir Abdelhak

Matthew Abreu

Joseph Ackerman

Zachary Allen

Sarah Alshaman

Sabrina Amato

Chastity Andino

Devin Anson

Vincent  Argenzia

Hannah Asch

Cortlyn Atwood

Daniel Bailey

John  Balog II

Alissa Barber

Matthew Barry

Danielle Bartlett

Amber Bennett

Jason Bennett

Kyla Bennett

Taylor Bennett

Jeremy Bereza

Iasha Bethea

Brian Birnie

Madison Bivona

Ashley Blanchard

Cassandra Bodley

Casey Borst

Joshua Boyson

Bethanny Branco-Langley

Jonah Brasie

Quinn Bremer

Stanley Brewer

Alexia Brown

Julkara Brown

Mcallah Brown

Nathan Brown

Abigal Brummer

Devin Bryant

Jake Burns

Rylee Butters

Emma Cadrette

Andrea Cady

Augustus Call

Aaliyah Camp

Sarah Campbell

Henry Cangialosi

Madelyn Carambia

William Carinci

Soleil Carissimo

Zachary Carrier

Philip Castronovo

Samantha Joan Cataldo

Nicolas  Ceravolo

David Cheney

Sarah Chien

Anna Clark

Kiana Clark

Cristian Coleman

Andrew Como

Natalle Cook

Andrew Cooney

Nicholas  Coonrod

Quinton Cosentino

Cody Costello

Scott Cousins

Elysia Crespo

Dustin Crill

Colin Currie

Seth  Curtis

Edward Cutler

MacKenzie D’Aiuto

Nick Daniello

Michayla Dantzler

Devon D’Aprix

Corbyn Davis

Llyssa Davis

Jacob DeMatio

Debra Demorrow

Aaron DiMezzo

Timmothy Di Salvo

Aubreymarie Dolan

Xia Dong

Bryan Donohue

Bradley Dougherty Jr.

Sydney Duck

Fiona Dutcher

Dalton Eastup

Neil Edinger

Claver Edwards

Elijah Edwards

Carmelo Emmanuele

Francesca Esposito

Meghan Evans

Allyson Falcone

Dylan Falcone

Mercedz Fancher

Emily Farnam

Nicholas Ferlo

Leah Fernandez

Rachel Finkle

Amy Fleck

Brady Fleming

Marybeth Flick

Allison Fragapane

Janiyá Freeman

Charitie Fuller

Justin Furney

Michala Galanti

Ryan Gannon

Kelli Gentile

Miranda Gifford

Zachary Gleasman

Bailee Greenier

Markel Griggs

Mikaila Grigsby

Emily Grinnell

Michael Grogan II

Michael Groomes

Zachary Gruber

Janelle Gualandi

Justina Gualandi

John Gulla

Austin Gwin

Michael Gwin

Ethan Hall

Davone Harris

Evan Harris

Isaiah Harris

Vincent Harris

Brianna Hart

David Hayes  

Kristin Hearn

Emily Hepworth

Sarah Herber

Andrew Herbowy

Jakob Hickey

Joshua Hobbs 

Notorious Holmes

Shawna House

Brandon Howard

Tia Hughes

Lindsey Hurlbut

James Inman

Aaron Internicola

Alexia Jackson- Brown

Devon Jacobsen

Angel Jardines

David Jeselson

Elizabeth Johnson

Nicholas Johnson

Vincent Johnson

Kaitlyn Jones

Savannah Jones

Thomas Jones

William Jones VI

Daniel Karas

Amanda Keane

Miranda Keller

Jackson Kessler

Brendan Kilpatrick

Sarina Kimball-Hutchinson

Jeffrey Kippen

Kalei Krzemien

Jacob Lacey

Kyerstan Langdon

Kyle LaPointe

Taetum Leffingwell

Taylor Leftwich

Sidnee Lenaghen

Hunter Lewis

Lacey Light

Amanda Lloyd

Daniel Loreto III

Garrett LoVaglio

Brenda Luberto

Christian Luszczynski

Kara MacDonald

Michael Macri

Jacqualynn Maltese

Taylor Manuele

Baylen Marschall

Courtney Martin

Bomb Marvel

David Mason

Anthony Mastraccio

Remya Mathis

James Mathy

Cole Mattie

Dylan Mazur

Glennie McGee

Daniel McKeown

Taylor McLain

Xavier Mecca

Brett Meerdink

Gianna Meola

Mark Minicozzi

Shamar Minus

Cyrus Morales-Torres

Samantha Morey

Alaina Marie Nardslico

Sonya Lee Nestle

Spencer J. Newman

Kassandra J. Newton

Fallon Nodecker

Carlie Noecker

Alexa Nowak

Cameron Ott

Daniel Paquette

Alan Pardee

Maria Parker

Dillon Parry

Marco Pasqualetti

Brianna Patterson

Kaylee Pawlikowski

Breanne Payson

Tashaun Pearson

Katrina Pelano

Ian Perfetti

Amy Perry

Christopher Peters

Rodney Petrie

Ian Pisaneschi

Christopher Platt

Meghan Pohorenec

Shimaya Poole

Stefanie Puma

Joseph Quinlan

Mackayla Redmond

Lindell Reed  

Richard Reed Jr.

Amanda Reese

Joseph Reno

Gabryeal Richardson

Rockia Ricketts

James Riexinger

Marcus Rivera

Jean Rivera-Mulero

Dasey Rizzo

Karann Rocco

Joseph Rodriguez

Tyae Roland

Nathan Rosa

Hannah Rotenberry

Joelle Rotolo

Caleb Royce

Rhiannon Rudd

Megan Safin

Matthew Sampson

Derek Samuels

Ryan Samuels

Alexis Sargeant

Tiana Scales-Pugh

Gabriel Sears

Nick Seymour

Alexis Shearer

Joshua Shue

Colin Shunk

Azad Singh

Gurpreet Singh

Hannah Skibitski

Nova Slaughter

Jared Smaldon

Miranda Smith

Tyisha Smith

Zachary Smith

Daniel Snyder

Camryn Stamboly

Rudi Stauder

Destiny Stevens

Anthony Sticca

Zachary Stockbridge

Courtney Stone

Alicia Swavely

Kayla Sykes

Aye Za Ta

Andy Tang

Matthew Tardugno

Jennifer Tasco

Katelyn Testa

Alexxis Thomas

Connor Tine

Brian Todora

Marc Torres

Cameron Tracy

Leroy Tuff

Joshua Tuzzolino

Marcus Vanderhoof

James Vienneau

Dylan Vilardi

Aaron Vrooman

Elizabeth Wakeman

Cody Walker

David Walker Jr.

Jonathan Wallace

Dylan Warcup

Derick Ward

Andrew Warner

Summer Waters

Brianna Watkins

Jacob Webb

Katrina Webber

Briana Wells

Christopher Whaley

Joseph White

Daniel Wilcox

Marlana Williams

Katrina Winberg

Garrett Wood

Janeene Yates

Haley Yearby

Jacob Young

Tessa Zmudosky

Veterans

Barney Boris

Frank Marra Jr.

Clayton Rowe

Ronald Ruane

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