Green and white were the colors on Tuesday. Green caps and gowns, and huge white smiles entered Riverside Memorial Stadium as 139 graduates of Riverside High School received their diploma during the commencement ceremony last night.
Five seniors graduated with the highest of honors, and they were Melissa Ann Bigger (University of Tampa), John E. Evans (Slippery Rock University), William S. Evans (Slippery Rock University), Jordan Hunkler (Gannon University), and Erin Nicole Zielinski (Duquesne University).
During the commencement ceremony, each of the five top students presented speeches to fellow graduates, family and friends all titled “This I believe…”
Another 11 seniors graduated with honors, and they included the following (in no particular order): Alexander Nickles Boots, Raven Amber Lynn Boots, Alexander Downs, Molly Duffy, Rebecca Danielle Fox, Cara Beth Hessler, Megan Mae Leas, Sinead P. McAnallen, Taryn Jenae Phillips, Brittany Smith, and Kalena Mae Ziegler.