El Dorado High School (EDHS) held its commencement ceremony on Wednesday, June 12, in Bradford Stadium. The Golden Hawk Class of 2019 included 450 graduating seniors; 88% of which have committed to attend a two or four-year college or university following graduation.
Impressively, the EDHS Class of 2019 earned over $5.4 million dollars in college scholarships and grants, donated over 32,500 hours of service back to their community, and included 35 Digital Media Arts Academy (DMAA) graduates.
The ceremony included honored guests such as Board of Education President, Carrie Buck, Trustee, Carol Downey, as well as the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Superintendent, Dr. Greg Plutko, Deputy Superintendent, Candy Plahy, Director, Cary Johnson, and Principal, Joey Davis.
Graduating students Brianna Fain and Austin Barber both addressed their fellow peers and the crowded stadium with words of reflection, wisdom, and inspiration revolving around their time as Golden Hawks.
Upon receiving their diplomas, the Golden Hawks tossed their caps in the air to soar, signifying the end of their time in PYLUSD.
Congratulations, Golden Hawks!
To see the El Dorado High School 2019 Graduation photo album, please visit the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pylusd or click here.