Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult & Community Educations
On Tuesday June 16th, the Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education held its Class of 2015 Commencement Exercises at Old Orchard Beach High School. There were 28 students who received their diplomas/high school equivalency. Eighteen students were in attendance, as well as nine inductees to the National Adult Education Honor Society.
Dave Durkee, OOB/Saco Adult Ed Program Director, warmly welcomed the Class of 2015 and their approximately 150 friends and family who were in attendance. Also sharing in the congratulations were Carol Marcotte, RSU 23 Old Orchard Beach School District School Board Chair, as well as Saco Mayor Don Pilon. Brad Church, Chief Operating Officer of the Portland Pirates was the keynote speaker.
The crowd was entertained by the music of the Old Orchard Beach High School Jazz Combo, and three students, Brittney Brownell, Susan St. Michel and Heather Atwater shared words of wisdom for their fellow classmates.
Several awards were given and a successful year of challenges, hard work, dedication and commitment was celebrated as the Class of 2015 changed their tassels.
NOTE : Many students have requested that their names not be published.
Brooke Amber LoBue
Susan St. Michel