Class of 2022

Seniors taking a selfi at graduation
Salutatorian John Mikolajczyk, joined Valedictorian Nicholas Oyer during his address for a selfie with the Class of 2022.

On Friday, June 24, 2022, the Hornell City School District held its 141st Graduation Ceremony. The Class of 2022 saw 101 graduates receive diplomas, with 21 students achieving Honors distinctions.

Alumni Association giving out scholarships
The Alumni Association gave out $153,895 in scholarships. An additional $128,000 in Hornell area scholarships were given, including $102,000 from Community Bank.

This year’s Maple Leaf Yearbook Dedication was presented by editor-in-chief Jane Spitulnick to Hornell CSD Athletic Director John Cardamone.

Commencement speaker
“Believe you are capable of great things.” – Commencement Speaker, Christopher Argentieri

The district upheld a tradition started in 2018 of inviting distinguished alumni to give the commencement addresses. This year’s address was given by Class of 1994 alum Christopher Argentieri, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Times.

Choir performing at graduation
The graduation choir performed Bridge Over Troubled Water, by Paul Simon. With solos performed by Salutatorian John Mikolajczyk and senior, Maylen Harwood.

Congratulations, Class of 2022! You have accomplished so much!

Senior to Senior Day

Senior to Senior day

This year the Senior Class continued the tradition of Senior to Senior Day. Over 70 grandparents attended, many of which are HHS Alumni themselves!

The students took their grandparents on a tour of the building, enjoyed musical performances, and participated in a trivia game before having lunch together.