South Elgin High School
Class of 2020
  • South Elgin High School in South Elgin.

      South Elgin High School in South Elgin. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • South Elgin High School 2020 graduation sign.

      South Elgin High School 2020 graduation sign. Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • South Elgin High School cheerleaders celebrate their first-place finish in the IHSA State Finals in Bloomington.

      South Elgin High School cheerleaders celebrate their first-place finish in the IHSA State Finals in Bloomington. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • South Elgin High School cheerleaders compete on their way to a championship in the IHSA State Finals.

      South Elgin High School cheerleaders compete on their way to a championship in the IHSA State Finals. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • The Storm of South Elgin High School warm up to face district rival Elgin in varsity football. The game was the first on-campus night game for South Elgin.

    The Storm of South Elgin High School warm up to face district rival Elgin in varsity football. The game was the first on-campus night game for South Elgin. Daily Herald File Photo

  • A permanent stadium press box, LED lights around the perimeter of the football field and a renovated track were among the additions to the South Elgin High School stadium last year.

    A permanent stadium press box, LED lights around the perimeter of the football field and a renovated track were among the additions to the South Elgin High School stadium last year. Courtesy of Elgin Area School District U-46

 
Updated 6/19/2020 6:38 AM

Graduates in Class of 2020: 639

Valedictorian: Brandon Snipe

 

Salutatorian: Alexandra Spires

Graduation speakers: Brandon Snipe and McKenna Eichholz

Class officers: McKenna Eichholz, president; Kaithlyn Petratos, vice president; Mercedes Alejandre, secretary; Aileen Lopez, treasurer

Athletic achievements: 2020 State Championship Coed Cheerleading Team

Theatre productions: "Peter and the Starcatcher" (fall play), "Little Shop of Horrors" (winter musical).

Homecoming theme: Disney/Pixar

What was new for the Class of 2020: We're currently undergoing construction on our new and improved studio for the Beacon Academy of Digital and Media Arts. We added lights and a press box to our stadium and hosted our first ever night game in September.

Notable visitors: Jarrett Payton

Principal's reflections on the Class of 2020: Class of 2020 ... This has most certainly not been the way you would want your high school career to end, with a virtual graduation three weeks after your regularly planned graduation at the Sears Centre. It's most certainly not the way that your parents, your teachers and staff at South Elgin, and I would either. We all miss the traditions and events that bridge the gap from high school to the world that

awaits. We all miss the proms, the concerts, the games, in-person student recognitions of scholarships and awards and for me the annual meeting with seniors to talk about the ideas for the Senior prank! You will go on to do great things and I can't wait to watch you all shine! Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

-- Principal Brian Moran

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