by Anika Mittu ’19
Planning for the Class of 2019’s graduation ceremony has been well underway for months. Led by various administration members, committees, and senior class sponsor Maria Peterson, they ask one guiding question: what makes Sherwood special?
The question, according to Peterson, was posed by Principal Eric Minus and has led the graduation committee through organizing flowers, ticket art, collection of size/weight for seniors’ cap and gown, and graduation speaker. Though the committee has not yet officially determined who will be speaking at the graduation, Peterson looks forward to sharing this information with the school community once the official plans are finalized.
Due to Minus’ new presence as principal, this year’s graduation will have a different flair. “Since we have a new administration I am able to suggest changes which Dr. Minus has happily accepted. These are changes everyone will love,” said Peterson.
Though organizing for this year’s graduation may feel different from prior experiences, Peterson still truly enjoys planning the ceremony. “It is a day of joy and celebration for the whole Sherwood community,” said Peterson. “Although the ceremony is the same, we are [adding] our own Warrior touches.”