The long-awaited day arrived May 23 for about 35 young men and women as Colorado’s Finest Alternative High School conducted its commencement …
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The long-awaited day arrived May 23 for about 35 young men and
women as Colorado’s Finest Alternative High School conducted its
commencement ceremonies in the Teikyo Loretto Heights Theater.
The school, located at 2323 W. Baker Ave., is a program that
draws enrollment from around the metropolitan area.
Colorado’s Finest is two separate programs with classes that met
during the day and a program with night classes for students who
The day before graduation, the school had the traditional rose
ceremony. At the program, each graduate-to-be receives a rose and,
in turn, presented the rose to the individual who helped them the
most to achieve this milestone. Each student takes time to explain
why the rose goes to a particular person that could be a parent, a
spouse, a teacher, a relative or an acquaintance.
Then the big day arrives. The graduated don cap and gown, march
to the stage to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” to receive
their diplomas. Pictures of the event will be on the Web site at
Colorado’s Finest Alternative High School May 23 graduates:
Edlin Aidee Barraza, Thomas Chris Brackney, Joseph Breese,
Jonathan Russel Chouaf, Zachary Ryan DaVault-Workman, Paul Andrew
Davidson, Jared Adam Dolph, Sara Ethington, Alfonso A. Flores, Kyle
Milan Gage, Lazaro Ricardo, Gali Gandara, Joseph Porfirio, Garcia,
Angelo Nickalas-Elias Garcia, Gil Glassman, Trevor Vince Gomez,
Oscar Gomez-Sosa, Lynea Jaramillo, Matthew James Jarvis, Elizabeth
Maureen Jones, Jessica Rae Lacey, Kindra Ludwig, Ryan Manuel
Marquez, Kyle Anthony McKenna, Tanaya Lynn Musser, Ashley Marie
Ramos, Maree Ray Sacha, Katelynn Elizabeth Rodts, Samantha Kate
Schaffer, Jill Christine Scudder, Nicole Michele Sellergren, Jordan
Shenefield, Oscar Solano, Ashley Timmer, Jared B Waldron, Rachel
Renee Winne, Joshua True Wood, Stephanie Zalinger
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