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Cardinal, Pekin, Van Buren to hold graduation Sunday

By Andy Hallman, Ledger news editor | May 17, 2018

Three local schools bid adieu to their seniors Sunday.

Cardinal, Pekin and Van Buren are holding graduation ceremonies that afternoon. Here are the details for each one:


2 p.m. Sunday in the high school gymnasium

Speakers: Members of the class

Class motto: “We found a way.”

Class officers: President Peyton, VP Alondra, Treasurer Madi, Secretary Heaven

Class song: “I Found a Way,” the Drake & Josh theme song

Class colors: Black and silver

Class flower: Red rose



2 p.m. Sunday in the high school gymnasium

Valedictorian: Maci Gambell

Salutatorian: Leah Dix

Class flower: Gold-dipped white rose

Class color: Matte black

Class motto: “Together, we have experienced life. Separately, we will pursue our dreams. Forever, our memories will remain.”

Class song: “I Lived” by One Republic


Van Buren

1:30 p.m. Sunday in the high school gymnasium

Valedictorians: Callum Beebe, Mackenzie Winslow

Salutatorian: Lena Hewitt

Class flower: Blue-tipped white rose

Class colors: Red and orange

Commencement speaker: Mike Hurley, physical education instructor

Senior ensemble will perform “I’ll Always Remember You,” and the concert band will perform “Eighteen.”


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