SIUE Virtual Commencement

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Ceremony Opening and Welcome

Grads in circle on MUC patio

Ceremony Opening

Welcome to the SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School virtual commencement! Please proceed through the ceremony by clicking the side arrows, or selecting specific portions of this virtual event through the dropdown menu at the top of this image. Thank you for joining us online as we honor our spring 2020 graduates.

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National Anthem

Please stand, if you are able, for the playing of the "The Star-Spangled Banner," played by the Meridian Brass Quintet and led by Michael Hawkins, a Musical Theater Student in the College of Arts and Sciences.

 

Gina Jeffries from previous ceremony
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Welcome

Gina Jeffries, Ed.D, Director, SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School

Remarks from the Chancellor

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Chancellor Pembrook's Remarks

Dr. Randy Pembrook is the ninth chancellor of SIUE and an SIUE alumnus. The University community is grateful for his leadership and commitment.

 

Remarks from the CHS Board of Directors

CHS Board of Directors, President, Kim Durr
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Remarks from the CHS Board of Directors

Kim Durr, President, SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Board of Directors

East St. Louis Charter High School Honors

Lauren Edwards
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East St. Louis Charter High School Valedictorian

Congratulations to Lauren Edwards our CHS valedictorian. She is one of our Running Start students, who has earned an associates degree from SWIC while dually enrolled at CHS. Lauren plans to attend the University of Illinois in the fall.

 

Mikayla James
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East St. Louis Charter High School Salutatorian

Congratulations to Mikayla James our CHS salutatorian. Mikayla plans to attend the University of Indianapolis in the fall.

Presentation of Graduates and Conferral of Degrees

Graduate seating from previous ceremony
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Introduction of the Class of 2020 SIUE East St Louis Charter HS Graduates

Pamela Saffore, Counselor, SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School confers degrees upon graduates.
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Presentation of Graduates

Gina Jeffries, Ed.D, Director, SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School introduces the Victory Class of 2020 SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Graduates.

 

Ceremony Closing

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Closing Remarks

Gina Jeffries, Ed.D, Director, SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School delivers closing remarks.