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The Guilford High School Class of 2021

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Guilford High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on June 17 on the Town Green. Co Vice President Sydnie Schlageheck, Co Vice President Hannah Tillier, and Spencer Edward Opatrny toss their caps into the air. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Guilford High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on June 17 on the Town Green. Co Vice President Sydnie Schlageheck, Co Vice President Hannah Tillier, and Spencer Edward Opatrny toss their caps into the air. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Guilford High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on June 17 on the Town Green. Lauren Walczyk stands as members of the woodworking team that made the class shield are introduced. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Guilford High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on June 17 on the Town Green. Lauren Walczyk stands as members of the woodworking team that made the class shield are introduced. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Graduates Miles Montalvo, Zaria Joy Edward, and Lauren Cyrus pose for a photo. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Graduates Miles Montalvo, Zaria Joy Edward, and Lauren Cyrus pose for a photo. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Nicholas Celotto performs with fellow GHS Voices members. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Nicholas Celotto performs with fellow GHS Voices members. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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John Cunningham hugs his daughter Madden Cunningham at the conclusion of the ceremony. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

John Cunningham hugs his daughter Madden Cunningham at the conclusion of the ceremony. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Superintendent Paul Freeman and Principal Julia Chaffe lead the faculty procession. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Superintendent Paul Freeman and Principal Julia Chaffe lead the faculty procession. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Kaitlyn Balletto receives help with her cap from her mother Heather Balletto. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Kaitlyn Balletto receives help with her cap from her mother Heather Balletto. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Veronica Goodspeed Zimmer with a decorated cap of butterflies and Yale University. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Veronica Goodspeed Zimmer with a decorated cap of butterflies and Yale University. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Treasurer Emily Brouder (second from left), Walker Mulligan and Nicholas Celotto receive last minute instructions from teacher and class advisor Sara Gmyrek. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Treasurer Emily Brouder (second from left), Walker Mulligan and Nicholas Celotto receive last minute instructions from teacher and class advisor Sara Gmyrek. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Treasurer Emily Brouder marches with fellow graduates. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Treasurer Emily Brouder marches with fellow graduates. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Joe Conover celebrates receiving his diploma. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Joe Conover celebrates receiving his diploma. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Cole Spaulding mugs for the camera. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Cole Spaulding mugs for the camera. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Assistant Principal Kevin Buno smiles after announcing a graduate. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Assistant Principal Kevin Buno smiles after announcing a graduate. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Superintendent of Schools Paul Freeman addresses the crowd. 

Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Superintendent of Schools Paul Freeman addresses the crowd. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

Guilford High School announces the following information regarding the Class of 2021, which graduated on June 17. Of the 267 graduates, approximately 82 percent will be pursuing some form of post-secondary education. There will be 205 seniors who will attend four-year colleges or universities and 10 seniors will pursue their studies at two-year institutions. Six seniors will attend technical/prep school programs, one senior will be joining the armed forces, and the remaining seniors will be either traveling, are undecided or taking a gap year, or will be joining the workforce.

(Note: This list does not include all graduates, as some students, due to confidentiality, have chosen not to publicize their post plans and/or name.)

Adam Afragola — Bryant University

Kathryn Amatruda — Marist College

Rachael Amatruda — Dean College

Faith Sophie Anderson — Skidmore College

Emma Appleman — College of Charleston

Kamilla Arslonova — UConn

Kaitlyn Balletto — University of New Haven

Harper Baron — University of Connecticut

Wiley Wakeman Bartels — McGill University

Jillian Batick

Mary Beatty — University of Richmond

Aiden Beauvais — University of Hartford

Annika Bewersdorf — Going to a university in Germany

Emily Rose Brouder — Merrimack College

Aidan Buchanan — Northeastern University

Kelly Nicole Calistro — The University of Tampa

Camilo Carmona — Michigan State University

Lindsey Cavanagh — Marymount Manhattan College

Nicholas Celotto — Baylor University

Sloan Evans Chapman, IV — Nichols College and

playing football

Nattacia Christian — Brigham Young University

Andrew Ciocca — American University of Rome/

University of Miami

Jake Ciocca — Roger Williams University

Rosalie Coleman — Oberlin College and Conservatory

Kelly Laurette Collins

Joey Conover

Rosabianca Ruth — Corbett University of Vermont

Matthew Corso

Mason Cortese — Central Connecticut State University

Matthew Costanzo — College of Charleston

Riley Cripe

Madden Cunningham — Providence College

Sydney Cunningham University of Connecticut

Nicholas James Cuozzo — University of

Connecticut-Avery Point

Lauren Cyrus — Hampton University

Sadie Davidson — Bryn Mawr College

Ethan Victor DeAngelo — Bryant University

Julia Decker — University of California Davis

Jacob Dell, Jr. — UConn

Ian Derda

Hannah Dietzko — University of Denver

Sabrina Rose Doria — Franklin & Marshall

Graciel Dumapit — Quinnipiac University

Nicholas Dutra

Julia Earle — Northeastern University

Michael Earle — Rhode Island School of Design

Zaria Joy Edwards — Hawaii Pacific University

Taig Egan — Mannes School of Music, The New School,

NYC

Janna Ellman — UC Santa Barbara

Keelyn Ervin — Dickinson College

Jordan Filley — Eastern Connecticut State University

Luke Fitzgerald

Taylor Gambardella — Marist College

Christina Garofalo — University of Rhode Island

Samantha Gendreau — The College of Saint Rose

Aiden Ghiroli — University of Connecticut

Evan Ford Ghoreyeb — University of Rhode Island

Camille Gipson — Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Shayna Lyn Grabowski — Gateway Community College

Shane Grattan — Plymouth State University

Lexie Greene — Dickinson College

Jack Greiner — Rochester Institute of Technology

Isabelle Gurnham — Providence College

Bobby Haig — Cornell University

Zachary Halas — Roger Williams University

Carson Halbower Marietta College

Caleb Harris — Western Connecticut State University

Claudia Hauge — Berklee School of Music

Milo Heidkamp — Eastern Kentucky University,

Aviation

Lindsey Rose Herbert — SCAD

Lucy Hickmott — Massachusetts College of Art

and Design

Rebecca Hicks — Marist College

Thomas Hinding — Marist College

Ellie Holabird — Pace University

Natalie Hudak — University of Connecticut

Samuel Huffman — Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Sam Hull — Southern Connecticut State Univ.

Anthony Ippolito — Cornell University

Haley Jackson — University Of Connecticut

Sarah Jennings — University of Wisconsin- Madison

Brady Johnson — Fisher College

Cassidy Jones — University of New Hampshire

Dylan Joseph Jones — Marine Mechanic Institute

Logan Jones — Roger Williams University

Ella AnnMarie Kagan — James Madison University

Daniel Kamen — Northeastern University

Peter Keanna — Miami University

Zophia Kearns — University of Connecticut, school of

honors & law program

Erica Kegel — Coastal Carolina University

Moira Kellaher — Clemson University

Addison Kenney — Connecticut College

Julia Kinney — The University of Tampa

Sabrina Zayle Koff — SUNY Plattsburgh

Emma Koval — University of South Carolina

James Krupp

Zachary LaBelle — Utica College

Londyn LaRose — BYU

Ian Max Lataillade — Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Collin Lee — Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Evan Lemon — Curry College

Cavan Lepro — Stonehill College

Eduardo Lluberes — Gap Year

Pascal Alejandro Lluberes Santoni

Ryan Lopez — University of New Haven

Cameryn Ludwin — Massachusetts Coll. of Pharmacy

and Health Sciences

Kelsey Rae Lynch — University of Vermont

Kent Mackowiak — Bentley University

Michael Malatesta — Plymouth State University

Shane Markle — University of Connecticut

Logan Markovich — Penn State University

Robert Masotti — San Diego State University

Vincent Masotti — Ithaca College

Daniel Mastroni — Saint Joseph’s University

Kyle Mastroni — Hofstra University

Maya Xiaojie Mau — Union College

Lily Maxted — Western Washington University

Molly Joyce McCann — University of British Columbia

Zoe McClure — University of Miami

Michael Vincent McCullagh — UConn-Avery Point

Aedan McDermott — Canterbury School

Ronan McDermott — New York University

Megan McNamara — Loyola Marymount University

Olivia Meade — University of Connecticut- Storrs

Kathryn B. Meder — Wheaton College (MA)

Natalie Meder — Florida Gulf Coast University

Aidan Medvecky — Elon University

Lily Meglio — Emmanuel College

Jingjie Ming — State College of Florida-Venice Campus

Joseph Mirrione — Sacred Heart University

Miles Montalvo — Franklin and Marshall College

Haley Rose — Moriarty University of Vermont

Olivia Lynn Moroso

Emma Jessica Mullett — Tufts University

Walker Mulligan — Connecticut College

Raymond Nickou

Madison Nophsker — Pace University NYC Campus

Niall O’Brien — Woodstock Academy

Spencer Opatrny — University of Virginia

Joseph Palma — Boston University

John Edward Palmer — University of Bridgeport

Megan Parisi — Pratt Institute

Taylor Pattison — Merrimack College

Lillian Paturzo — Fordham University

Alan Penna — Clarkson University

Juliette Perez — UMass Amherst

Jake Perry — Pratt institute

Nathaniel Pizzuti — Nova Southeastern University

Kassidy Planas — Suffolk University

Claire Pringle — University of North Carolina at

Chapel Hill

Kayleigh Anne Pritchard — Bryant University

Reese Puchalski — UCLA

Kyle Putnam Hofstra University

Elli Sofia Radick — University of Colorado Boulder

Devon Ralston — Temple University

Aidan Roche

Caleb Rogers

Emma Elizabeth — Rollins Colby College

Charles Rolls — University of New Hampshire

Collin Charles Romero — Joining U.S. Navy as an

Aviation Aircrewman

Carissa Ross — Gateway Community College

Julia Rubbo — University of Rhode Island

Maya Rumanoff — University of Connecticut

Sophia Jane Ruser — Cornell University

Henry Russell — St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Katelyn Russell — University of Colorado Boulder

Dalia Sabea — UConn

Anthony Salvo

Julian Scarpa — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sydnie Schlagheck — UC San Diego

Alexandra Scialla

Calder Nelson Scott — Roger Williams University

Gabriela Selig — University of Connecticut

Ryan Serpis — Temple University

Michelle Shaw

Ava Sheard — University of Connecticut

Gianna Siciliano — John Jay College

Ema Signore — Albertus Magnus College

Anousa Sisaketh — Holberton School New Haven-

coding school

Lauren Skoglund — George Washington University

Cailey Soper — Eastern Connecticut State University

Cole Spalding — University of California: San Diego

Evan Stuart Spalding — Boston University

William Theodore Sparks — Middlesex Community

College

Zachary John Sperry — Quinnipiac University

Luca Spinella — University of Rhode Island

Kiera Stankewich — Washington and Lee University

Jack Stanton — Roger Williams University

Gabriella Stark Merrimack College

Drew St. Denis

Olivia Ste. Marie — University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill

Cameron Sullivan — Saint Anselm College

Charlotte Szekeres — Fordham University

Jackson Tandler — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Niko Tartagni — Nichols College

Shea Thibault — Playing Jr. Hockey for NCDC CT

Jr. Rangers

Ryan Tichy — Virginia Tech

Hannah Tillier — Boston University

Nwal Toma — Trinity College

Alexa Grace Torre — Johnson & Wales University

Steven Tortora — Quinnipiac University

Clayton Ulrich — Michigan State University

Tanner Jeffrey — Updyke University of Scranton

Celia Usher — Indiana University

Olivia Verme — Merrimack College

Luke Voegeli — Dickinson University

Lauren Walczyk — Fordham University

Ming Yu Wang — UConn

Sofia Watrous — Northeastern University

Nora Whalen — University of Connecticut

Dylan Wickam-White — University of Connecticut

Noelle Williams — UMaine

Victoria Willsher

Courtney Alder Wilson — Elon University

Eve Young — Endicott College

Juliet Young — Haverford College

David Zhang

Veronica Zimmer — Yale University














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