Graduation 2021

Maren Longman delivers a compelling valedictory speech in front of her family and a few other people at the ADSS Theatre on June 18, 2021. Her speech (which she did in one take) was recorded to be included in the 2021 graduation video. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Class of 2021 can heal the world, says Alberni valedictorian

Valedictorian Maren Longman talks of loss and hope in her speech to classmates

 

Alberni District Secondary School graduates and longtime friends Paige Maher, left, and Cortney Cameron have fun recording their MC speeches as part of the 2021 graduation ceremonies on June 18, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Alberni grad MCs ‘do everything together’

Paige Maher and Cortney Cameron said it was fitting they could MC 2021 ceremony

 

Samara Haverko, one of three Grade 12 students who died in a tragic single-vehicle crash on May 26. (GoFundMe - Contributed)

$83,000 raised for families of Kelowna grads killed in car crash

A GoFundMe was launched to support the families with expenses following the deaths of the teens

 

CELEBRATING IN STYLE
Members of the 2021 Alberni District Secondary School graduating class pose for a photo at McLean Mill National Historic Site on June 12. Graduates held their prom on Saturday, although things looked a little different due to COVID-19. See more on page A10. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni 2021 grads celebrate prom with car cruise

Special event held at McLean Mill National Historic Site

CELEBRATING IN STYLE
Members of the 2021 Alberni District Secondary School graduating class pose for a photo at McLean Mill National Historic Site on June 12. Graduates held their prom on Saturday, although things looked a little different due to COVID-19. See more on page A10. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)