Heritage Middle School Graduates at NFA
Heritage Middle School, New Windsor, NY, held its 8th Grade Graduation in the NFA Auditorium on Monday, June 24th. Ms. Jessica Layne, Assistant Principal, welcomed everyone to the 2019 Ceremony.
The HMS Band played the National Anthem as the NFA AFJr ROTC Color Guard presented the Colors. The HMS Violin Quartet entertained the audience with StarsFor A Summer Night (Columbia) and Crusaders Hymn (August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben and Ernst Richter) and the Chorus performed A Million Dreams from “The Greatest Showman.” Mrs. Lynnette Brunger, Principal, gave the Opening Address and was very proud of accomplishments of this year’s 8th grade class, which numbered more than 250 students.
Individual Academic Awards were presented by the teachers of the specific areas of instruction followed by the distribution of the certificates entitling this class to continue their education as “High Schoolers”. Upon successful completion of the academic and State requirements, this class is now a part of the High School Class of 2023.
The NFA Auditorium was completely filled with standing room only for the late arrivals.
Story and photos by James R. Formato
Caption 2:: Violin Quartet with director Ms. Eleanor Allen.
Caption 3: NFA AFJr ROTC Color Guard