Graduates in Class of 2020: 677
Graduation speakers: Lauren Hughes and Nicholas Moawad (opening); Nicholas Moawad (recognition of armed forces commitments); Mary "Tess" Klygis and Lorenzo Jennings (senior speakers).
Class officers: Lauren Hughes, president; Nick Moawad, vice president; Herbert Wang, secretary; Sachin Advani, public relations; Charlie Brubaker and Alex Ovan, social chairs; Jackson Hughes, school board liaison.
Academic achievements: Herbert Wang one of 300 high school seniors named scholars by the Society for Science & the Public in conjunction with the 79th Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. Herbert and Central will each receive $2,000 for this accomplishment.
• Outstanding Multisport Athlete Carmignani Family Scholarship Award: Jessica Joy, Mac Quast
• Citizen/Athlete Robert Bell Award: Sarah Cernugel
• Citizen/Athlete Philip R. Clarke Award: Phillip Borhani
• Jim Farmer Service Award: Olivia Beargie, Jack Gallwas
• Most Improved Athlete Award: Kendall Butler, Michael Bennington
• Thomas D. Moen Football Scholarship Award: Ron Kruse, Andrew Novatney
• Red Devil Athlete Award: Maiwen Amegadjie, McKenna Revord, Matt O'Neill
Extracurricular achievements: Forensics finished 3rd place at IHSA state this year
Theater productions: September Improv show; "Women of Lockerbie" (freshman play); "Peter and the Starcatcher" (fall play); Student Directed One Act plays (winter play); "Seussical the Musical" (musical, canceled).
Homecoming Queen and King: Makenna Revord and Patrick Hsiao
Homecoming theme: Let's get fired up/Inferno
Notable visitors: Chris Herren, Carlotta LaNier
Principal's reflections on the Class of 2020: I am proud to recognize the Class of 2020 as a group of students who took multiple punches, stood tall, spoke graciously, and acted heroically. In my eyes this crop of students is bound to make a significant mark on our society.
-- Principal William Walsh