Published : Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 8:15 PM
On June 15, The Gooden School graduated its eighth-grade class of 2017. The school’s 26 students will be heading off in the fall to Arcadia High School, California School of the Arts, Culver Academy, Flintridge Preparatory School, LaSalle High School, Loyola High School, Mayfield Senior School, St. Francis High School, and Westridge School for Girls.
Graduation speaker, the Very Reverend Canon Michael Bamberger, wished them well, while the salutatorian Loran Murray and valedictorian Abby Christopher reminisced about their years at Gooden.
Graduating students Loran Murray, Kate Parry, and Gabriel Paz were awarded the Sir Richard of Chichester Award, given to a student or students in recognition of outstanding citizenship and school service.
Awards were also given to students for excellence in social studies, orchestra, band, mathematics, science, good sportsmanship, physical education, art, drama, English, Latin and Spanish.
The Gooden School, 192 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, (626) 355-2410 or visit www.goodenschool.org.