Barrington High School

Graduates in Class of 2020: 773

Graduation speaker: Margaret Simmons

Class officers: Senior Class Board: President Rhea Thomas, Vice President Charlotte Lucas, Treasurer Afrah Ahmed, Secretary Taylor Hall; Student Council: President Diego Garcia Davidson.

Academic achievements: 10 National Merit finalists; 38 National Merit Commended Scholars; 216 Illinois State Scholars; Anna Mae King named to IHSA All-State Academic First Team.

Theater productions: "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "Footloose."

Homecoming King and Queen: Tarun Voruganti and Marche Salley.

Homecoming theme: "Candyland Homecoming: It's Going to be Sweet!"

What was new for the Class of 2020: Contracted with Quest Food Service; renovated the commons; installed coffee bar in the commons; remodeled library; created a Health Sciences Lab for classes related to medical field; made security upgrades to front entrance of school; implemented bus transportation tracking system.

Notable visitors: Brad Paisley, Veronica Roth, Newt Gingrich.

Principal's reflections on the Class of 2020: "Although we have all experienced setbacks and disappointments that are beyond our control this year, your energy has never wavered. It has been an honor and a pleasure to be a part of your high school journey. Always remember, We Are Barrington!

- Principal Steve McWilliams

  Barrington High School graduation sign. Joe Lewnard/
A message of love to the Barrington High School seniors. Courtesy of Barrington High School
Barrington High School's 2019 Homecoming King and Queen Tarun Voruganti and Marche Salley. Courtesy of Barrington High School
Students perform in Barrington High School's winter musical "Footloose." Courtesy of Barrington High School
Barrington girls golfers, from left, Caroline Smith, Mara Janess and Sophia Sulkar display the Fillies' state runner-up trophy at Hickory Point Golf Club in Decatur. Janess won the individual championship, while Smith was third and Sulkar fifth. Courtesy of Barrington High School
  Barrington's Allisin Drage, Lakes' Brooke Stromsland, Vernon Hills' Rose Sheridan and Wheaton-Warrenville South's Samantha Poglitsch are out in front just past the halfway point of the girls varsity race of the Palatine Cross Country Invitational. Joe Lewnard/
  Barrington's Luke Rasmussen smiles after beating Lake Zurich's Dan Hull in their 170-pound championship bout at the Stevenson High School wrestling regional meet. John Starks/
  Barrington's Anna Mae King competes in 1-meter diving at the girls state swimming championships. John Starks/
  Barrington's Jack Hoppe swims the 200-yard freestyle during the Stevenson boys swimming sectional in Lincolnshire. Joe Lewnard/
Margaret Simmons was the senior speaker in Barrington High School's 2020 virtual graduation ceremony. Courtesy of Barrington High School
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