Foothill Area Community Transition Services Spring Graduation

Demetrius Hernandez and Arina Farewell

Foothill Area Community Transition Services (FACTS) held its 2021 spring graduation on Friday, June 11, at the Glendale High School’s Moyse Field. “We are so proud of our graduates,” said Principal Tammy Taylor. “They have shown such persistence and resilience this year and we are thrilled to be able to celebrate their accomplishments.”
FACTS presented graduation certificates to 21 students during the ceremony, which included a welcome from Assistant Principal Evan Robb and opening remarks from Principal Taylor.


Crescenta Valley High School Graduation 2021

Brendon Pehar, Sebastian Deleon, Shant Kevorkian, Nicole Cazian, Anthony Kabadayan, Evan Aceytuno, Luca Cuneo and Brandon Hwang

More than 600 Crescenta Valley High School students graduated on the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium’s field in a morning ceremony on Friday, June 11. CVHS senior class of 2021 officers Andrew Alan Kim, Chloe Ataya, Sebastian DeLeon and Brendon Pehar participated in the ceremony, while classmates Angela Ter-Vardanyan and Shant Kevorkian each delivered a senior address.
Principal Linda Junge presented the Class of 2021, GUSD Superintendent Vivian Ekchian recognized the class, and Nayiri Nahabedian and Gregory Krikorian helped present diplomas.


Hoover Seniors Celebrate Their Graduation

: Timothy Kim, Gibson Smith, John Gabriel Salas, Angel Valencia, Andrew Lee, Julie Kang and Margueritte Macatangay

Approximately 350 Hoover High School students received their diplomas at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium on Thursday, June 10. The event was held with adherence to COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.
Student speeches were presented by ASB President Maria Akhverdyan, Senior Class co-Presidents Monnet Nadimyan and Lucas Omori, and Ninel Azizian.
Hoover’s Principal Jennifer Earl delivered the welcome address. GUSD Superintendent Vivian Ekchian, Asst, Superintendent Kelly King, Board of Education members Armina Gharpetian and Shant Sahakian and Evette Vartanian Davis of the GCC Board of Trustees presented the class of 2021.


Burbank High Commences Graduation

 Anahit Assadourian, Annabelle Maliwanag, Andres Leon and Layne Buck

Burbank High School’s commencement for the Class of 2021, comprised of 606 students, was held at Memorial Field last Friday. After BHS Principal Thomas Crowther welcomed the students and 2,500 attendees, ASB President Carmen Blanchard led the Pledge of Allegiance, which was followed by the National Anthem and performers Malia Le’au, Emely Morales, Jennifer Nash and Alexxus Salcido. Noela Kim served the role as senior speaker, Sean McGinn delivered the valedictorian’s speech and Haroutyun Joulfayan gave the salutatorian’s speech. BUSD Superintendent Matt Hill and Board of Education President Steve Frintner officially presented – and accepted – the Class of 2021. The Burbank High School Symphonic Orchestra concluded the graduation ceremony by playing the BHS Alma Mater.