Originally published in Castine Patriot, June 17, 2021
The Adams School graduates three eighth graders
Charles Parker receives his eighth grade diploma from Superintendent Mark Hurvitt and Adams School board member Temple Blackwood, as his fellow graduates, Erik Davis and Gardner Berry, await their turn.
by Eli Forman
Fellow students, teachers and family members gathered upstairs in Emerson Hall on Monday, June 14 for a graduation ceremony honoring the Adams School’s eighth grade class.
The ceremony included a congratulatory speech by outgoing Union 93 Superintendent Mark Hurvitt, a slideshow of photos, touching words of advice from the Pre-K and kindergarten class, speeches from each of the graduates and a musical performance by several teachers.
Several awards were also conferred. Charles Parker received the Barb Thomas Award, Gardner Barry received the Linda Calder Award and Erik Davis received the Bagaduce Music Award and the Bill McWeeny Award.