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Forty-four students will graduate during Malvern High School's 2017 commencement on Sunday, May 28, at 2:15 p.m., in the high-school gymnasium. Doors will open at 1:15 p.m.
Jordan Browning will welcome the audience and National Honor Society Treasurer Sarah Tschantz will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
The valedictorian is Susan Thompson. She is the daughter of Jim and Dechelle Thompson.
The salutatorian is Jaret Majestic. He is the son of Ted and Holli Majestic.
Superintendent Scott Bowling will present the Class of 2017, and the Brown Local School District Board of Education members Tami Hulit, Dechelle Thompson, Tara Bowe, Ronald Ruegg and Chad Browning will present the diplomas.
Class of 2017 President Ta'sha Koontz will lead the changing of the tassels.
Following remarks by former superintendent Connie Griffin, choir member Anthony Paulette will sing the Alma Mater and LeaEllen Leslie will close the ceremony.
Ryan Ferguson, McKenzie Haidet, Hanna Harsha, Kristi Meenan, Sophia Stasiak and Jacob Wise will serve as marshals and will lead the Class of 2017 in and out of the commencement ceremony. The marshals are high-academic members of the Class of 2018.
Honors diplomas will be presented to Jordan Browning, Zachery Gamertsfelder, Molly Hoffer, Jaret Majestic, Susan Thompson, and Sarah Tschantz.
Members of the National Honor Society are Jacob Bowling, Jordan Browning, Paige Elder, Zachery Gamerstfelder, Ta'sha Koontz, Jaret Majestic, Susan Thompson, Sarah Tschantz and Tara Tucci.
Members of the French Honor Society include Jordan Browning, Julia Fenbers and Hunter Martin.
The Malvern High School band, led by its senior members, will play several selections during the event.
The Class of 2017 has chosen the rose as its flower. The class motto is "As we go on, we remember all the times we spent together and as our lives change, come whatever, we will still be friends forever" by Vitamin C. The class colors are green and white.
Attending R.G. Drage are Faith Allen, Hannah Amos, Jordan Brady, Colton Brothers, Gerald Brown, Brandy Burwell, Cassidy Butler, Tristen Crago, Mallory Decker, Morgin Holmes, Karissa Host, LeaEllen Leslie, Terry Lewis, Angel McCartney, Nicole Meredith, Alexander Rauvola, Trent Sunderman, Paigeann Thompson, Joseph Vuoso and Dakota Walton.