Congratulations Class of 2015!!!
The RHHS gym was filled to capacity Sunday, May 17th for the Rose Hill High School 2015 Commencement Exercise. The 2015 Senior Class consisted of 121 students; 5 were 4.0 grade point average students, 10 were National Honor Society members (Blue and Gold cords), 1 student also graduated from the Butler Health Academy (Purple cord), and 3 were recognized with a certificate of perfect attendance.
Senior Class officers were President Brooke Wheeler, Vice-President Logan Hotz, Secretary Peyton Wheeler and Treasurer Hunter Gray. Ushers for commencement were 2015-16 Student Council President Ali Justice and 2015-16 Senior Class President Scott Tesser. The RHHS Band played Pomp and Circumstance composed by Edward Elgar during the processional. RHHS Principal Mr. Shannon Haydock gave the welcome speech. Following was the flag salute by Senior Class President Brooke Wheeler. The RHHS Rocketaires and Senior Choir sang Old Irish Blessing arranged by Denes Agay. RHHS Teacher Alan Vancil was chosen by the students to give the graduation address.
Scholarship presentations were as follows:
G.H. Waitt Jr. Memorial Scholarship - Dominique Milsap
G.H. Waitt Sr. Memorial Scholarship - Michaela Cantrell
L. M. Waitt Sr. Scholarship - Logan Hotz, Salutatorian
Rose Hill Bank Scholarship - Meredith Bartley, Valedictorian
(Presented by President of Rose Hill Bank Roger Kepley)
RHHS Principal Mr. Shannon Haydock presented the Class of 2015, Superintendent Randal Chickadonz performed the acceptance of the Class, and Board of Education President Kirk Hayden presented each class member their diploma.
The RHHS Band performed the recessional Procession of the Nobles composed by Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov.
Class motto: "Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think."
Class colors: Blue and Silver