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Military Commitment Ceremony Honors 16 Seniors April 25

Military Commitment Ceremony Honors 16 Seniors April 25

Tonight we honor and celebrate Lakota seniors who will serve in the military after graduation. In addition to the traditional in-person ceremony open to the public, the district will live stream the program on West Chester Township’s YouTube channel. The ceremony will be held at Lakota East Freshman School at 7 p.m.

U.S. Air Force
Kaden Fletcher, West (ROTC)
Madeline Gardiner, East (National Guard)
Maxwell Vincent, East

U.S. Army
Nicholas Alexander, East
Mitchell Bolden, West (Military Academy West Point)
Hope Keith, East (ROTC)
Noah Keith, East (Military Academy West Point)
Diana Marroquin Reynoso, West (National Guard)
Paulina Novoa, West (National Guard)
Ariana Phillips-Culbertson, East
Anthony Shalakov, West (Military Academy West Point)
Emily Steen, West (Military Academy West Point)

U.S. Marine Corps
Thomas Lake, East
Ujal Tamang, West

U.S. Navy
Ashleigh Albanese, West (Naval Academy)
Jessica Newman, West

This will be the district’s sixth annual Military Commitment Ceremony. “This has become a very special tradition for the Lakota community,” said Lakota Interim Superintendent Robb Vogelmann. “Enlistment is one of the 4Es that we promote to our students as a post-graduation option, so we welcome the opportunity to celebrate students who have chosen this path.” 

This year’s keynote speaker will Commander Mark P. Aguilar, Coast Guard Liaison Officer & Department of Homeland Security Senior Advisor to the U.S. Transportation Command.

If you aren’t able to join us in person, please visit West Chester Township’s YouTube channel tonight at 7 p.m.