691 Seniors In Class Of 2022 Graduate From PBCHS

Graduates Alejandro Munoz, Melissa Gomez, Mariana Hincapie and Emma Ramos.

It was all “Pomp and Circumstance” as Palm Beach Central High School’s Class of 2022 celebrated commencement Wednesday, May 18 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center when 691 graduates crossed the stage to accept their diplomas with thousands of family members and friends cheering them on. Featured speakers included Principal Darren Edgecomb, Superintendent Michael Burke, Salutatorian Billie Brightman, Student Government President Madison Bonta who led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Valedictorian Rushik Sakamuri, who commended the class for its resiliency. “We put ourselves in a place where we could overcome the unexpected,” he said. Senior Class President Dailany Echeverria presented the Ceremony of Tassel, and the Bronco Band performed the processional and recessional songs under the direction of James Yaques, while the chorus performed under the direction of Scott Houchins. PHOTOS BY MELANIE KOPACZ