Marine Science Magnet High School graduates 66
CLASS OF 2022
School: Marine Science Magnet High School, 130 Shennecossett Road, Groton.
Number of Graduates: 66
Ceremony location: Garde Arts Center, New London
Date: June 13, 2022
Class identity: The Marine Science Magnet High School, which was established in 2011 and whose students come from 32 different middle schools across the region, is affectionately known as the “Fish School,” since it offers an array of marine science-themed programs.
Valedictorian Avery Dolphin: “I think I’m supposed to have some grand message or words of wisdom for you all, but to be completely honest, I don’t feel that wise. However, what I can say is that I am no longer afraid of change. MSMHS has taught me that change is not something that should be feared but instead should be seen as an opportunity to grow. Change is necessary, and in the end there will always be people there to support you. The people will make it all worth it.”
Salutatorian Tessa Griffor: "We made it through a global pandemic, through countless lockdowns and quarantines, and here we are on the other side. It was rough. I know it was for me, with being alone for so long, worrying about family members, and, of course, trying to have a discussion on Google Meets. Very rough. What got us through all of that, I think, was our community as a school and really, as a family.”
Other speakers: MSMHS Principal Tara Amatrudo.
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