The drizzling rain could have modified the scene midway by, but it surely did not dampen spirits among the many Wabash School alumni and company who celebrated Class of 2022 in the course of the 184th Commencement Ceremony.
Saturday’s celebration started on the mall outdoors the Pioneer Chapel, the primary time the get together has been held in its conventional location since 2019. Then, in the midst of the motion, alumni, trustees, college, employees, college students, household and buddies moved to Chadwick Court docket as a consequence of inclement climate looming in horizon.
After one other educational 12 months outlined by the COVID-19 pandemic in some ways, 221 males from the category of 2022 acquired diplomas from President Scott E. Feller.
“The previous 4 years have been full of highs and lows, instances of extraordinary achievement and unimaginable heartache. A pandemic and occasions on the native and nationwide ranges have conspired to dismantle our society. Feller started talking to current Wabash alumni. “You gents are the rationale for our collective success. Your sibling’s bonds are remarkably robust – and can stay that approach so long as you nurture these relationships – simply as you’ve got accomplished for the previous 4 years.
Class 2022 guys, congratulations! I hope you bear in mind these previous 4 years fondly. That is proper, COVID has brought about your time at Wabash to be traditionally distinctive, however not essentially completely different out of your friends at different faculties. However what makes Wabash essentially completely different He Brothers, Feller mentioned after thanking and main a spherical of applause to the mother and father, academics, coaches and employees who’ve continued to assist the school and its college students thrive all through the pandemic.
“I hope that in instances of adversity you’ll construct on the brotherhood and friendships you’ve got developed over the previous 4 years,” Feller mentioned. And let ‘Wabash At all times Fights’ be your information.
The audio system on the 2022 commencement ceremony had been Adam Berg and Jonathan “Kenny” Coleman.
Berg is a Spanish pioneer from Tacoma, Washington. He was a member of Wabash Christian Males, Sphinx Membership, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Gamma Delta, the place he served as president. Berg was additionally a co-captain of the soccer workforce and was named to the NCAC Tutorial Honor Roll.
Berg plans to attend medical faculty after instructing English in Spain for a 12 months.
In his speech, Berg referred to the Wabash soccer program’s slogan “1.5”. Berg mentioned the #1 represents a person’s particular person effort, and 0.5 is a dedication to exhausting work, which represents anybody who can’t ship 100% on any given day.