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Class of 2020: Lyme-Old Lyme High School

Time to start writing the next novel

Trevor Wells, Class President of Lyme-Old Lyme High School

Teachers, administrators, families, underclassmen, and my cherished classmates, welcome to this landmark of a moment. First, I’d like to give a reminder. Speeches and ceremonies tend to feel so minute in the scheme of our lives, so...

Remember to keep saying 'yes'

To start off, I’d like to thank all of my classmates, friends, teachers, parents, and family who have helped create such a wonderful high school experience for the Class of 2020. I didn’t know what I was getting into four years ago,...

Move outside your bubble and try new things

Emily Speckhals, Salutatorian of Lyme-Old Lyme High School

Good morning, afternoon, or evening — whenever you may be watching this. Congratulations to my classmates and fellow high school graduates. And thank you to all families, friends, teachers, guests for “being...

Small memories that anchor our feelings

Ryan McTigue, Valedictorian of Lyme-Old Lyme High School

Greetings to the families, guests, faculty, administration, Board of Education, and especially the Class of 2020, whenever and wherever you see this. I cannot make this speech without acknowledging the extraordinary circumstances in which...

Be present, live by your terms, in the moment

Good evening members of the Board of Education, distinguished faculty and administration, family and friends, and most especially the Class of 2020. It is a pleasure to be here, and to share in celebrating this group of wonderful individuals, who...


Lyme/Old Lyme High graduates

Bluma, Marianne and Hamou, Darin; Lyme Old Lyme High
Hamou, Kamber; Lyme Old Lyme High