Nile Garden Elementary School bid farewell to some 55 eighth-grade students during Tuesday’s commencement exercises.
Principal Deborah Noceti Ward had the honors of presenting the Class of 2019 for the distribution of their Certificate of Promotion.
Before that, classmate Macy Brothers led those in attendance in the flag salute while Jaslin Kataria, Maritza Reynozo, and Kimberly Vega provided the introductions of the Manteca Unified school board member and district administrators.
Class speaker Taylor Miske talked about “Unforgettable Memories” and school choir performed “A Million Dreams.”
Bailey Aul, in addition, spoke about “Influencing the Future” and Vice Principal Katie Francis announced the award winners.
Nile Garden eighth graders also consisted of the following:
Cristian Aguilar Isidro, Brooke Arauza-Agdoma, Leilani Arizmendi, Jacob Barasi, Lucas Caldwell, Jose Campuzano, Cayden Canada, Ethan Carney, Mariam Cervantes Lopez, Nadeline Chavez Navaro, Tessa Corso, Caden Delarm, Rebecca Denny, Anna Dickinson, Noah Dominguez, Micah English, Guadalupe Enriguez, Banesa Espinoza, Cadence Fernandez, Karina Garcia, Camron Graves, Angel Guerrero, Gavin Hall-Stoughton, Jacob Hargus, Derek Herzog, Kayana Higashi.
Aaliyah Jauregui, Catherine Martinez Fabian, Jonathan Martinez, Ian Metcalf, Nina Montes, Jasmin Moore, Quynh Nguyen, Vi Nguyen, Samantha Nielsen, Liliana Nieto, Yareli Ontiveros, Heriberto Orozco Hernandez, Isabel Perez, Juan Rodriguez-Reynoso, David Salcedo, Carmen Saldivar, Nancy Sandoval, Gurnoor Sidhu, Colton Stonum, Teagan Swanson, Gabriel Valadez, Marcos Vargas, Ziyun Xu.