The Woodlands College Park High School held its commencement Monday evening at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. As the sun set behind the pavilion stands and a notably beautiful day came to a close, it also marked the closing of a multi-year chapter in the lives of many College Park Cavaliers.
“This is a time to look back on our past, look now on our present, and look forward to our bright futures,” said student body president Sydney Bell. Reflecting in her welcome address on the past four years of high school, she noted that this is a graduating class that prefers a selfie to an autograph, Netflix to cable television and Wikipedia to printed encyclopedias.
College Park student Matthew Caffet, who graduated summa cum laude and was a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist, was the event’s featured speaker. He also looked back on the many days that students have committed thus far to their academic studies, referring to them as a “stepping stone” to what lies ahead. click here for complete story