On Wednesday, June 16, Yorba Linda High School (YLHS) held its 2021 commencement ceremony in Nathan Shapell Memorial Stadium where 393 Mustangs were awarded their high school diploma.
Notably, 94% of those seniors have enrolled to continue their education in two or four-year colleges or universities following graduation. In addition, the YLHS Class of 2021 earned $5 million dollars in scholarships and donated over 32,000 total hours of service back to the community.
The ceremony included honored guests such as Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Board of Education President, Karin Freeman, Vice President, Carrie Buck, Trustee, Leandra Blades as well as Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Superintendent, Dr. Jim Elsasser, Assistant Superintendent, David Giordano, Executive Directors, Renee Gray and Richard McAlindin, and Principal, Dr. Richard Dinh.
Student speakers for the ceremony included ASB President, Sydney Kim, and 2021 Co-Valedictorians, Mitchell Han and Rohita Thammineni. Congratulations, graduates!
To view Yorba Linda’s ceremony, visit the district’s YouTube channel https://youtu.be/ewOMSpxC2GU.