Images: Graduation ceremonies from St. Edward, Lake Park, Glenbard West and North, Hampshire, Westminster Christian and East and West Leyden

 
 
Updated 5/21/2021 9:28 PM

A look at high school graduation ceremonies from St. Edward, Lake Park, Glenbard West and North, Hampshire, Westminster Christian and East and West Leyden.

St. Edward Central Catholic High School graduates, who all attended St. Thomas More for primary school, get together to toss their caps and pose for pictures following Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
St. Edward Central Catholic High School graduates, who all attended St. Thomas More for primary school, get together to toss their caps and pose for pictures following Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Ariann Franco gets hoisted up by her dad Efrain Franco for a photo following St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Ariann Franco gets hoisted up by her dad Efrain Franco for a photo following St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Edgar Menendez gets a blessing from Bishop David Malloy during St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles. Rather than passing out diplomas, graduates were called up to receive a blessing.
Edgar Menendez gets a blessing from Bishop David Malloy during St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles. Rather than passing out diplomas, graduates were called up to receive a blessing.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
St. Edward Central Catholic High School seniors file in for Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
St. Edward Central Catholic High School seniors file in for Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
St. Edward Central Catholic High School seniors file in for Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
St. Edward Central Catholic High School seniors file in for Thursday's graduation ceremony at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Valedictorian Olek Drobek takes a photo of friends before St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Valedictorian Olek Drobek takes a photo of friends before St. Edward Central Catholic High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Graduates get ready to head in to the St. Edward Central Catholic High School graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Graduates get ready to head in to the St. Edward Central Catholic High School graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 20 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School's Abhi Patel was the commencement speaker and waves to his fellow classmates at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School's Abhi Patel was the commencement speaker and waves to his fellow classmates at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School's commencement took place at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School's commencement took place at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School student Emma Mangialardi, 18, of Roselle makes a last-minute adjustments on her cap before graduation at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School student Emma Mangialardi, 18, of Roselle makes a last-minute adjustments on her cap before graduation at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School's commencement held at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School's commencement held at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School's Vanessa Lambropoulos, 18, of Bloomingdale prepares to graduate with fellow classmates at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School's Vanessa Lambropoulos, 18, of Bloomingdale prepares to graduate with fellow classmates at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Logan Pobloske, 17, Itasca uses his phone to locate his parents in the audience as he waits for commencement to begin at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Logan Pobloske, 17, Itasca uses his phone to locate his parents in the audience as he waits for commencement to begin at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake Park High School student Avneet Singh, 18, of Bloomingdale waves to her family in the audience during the commencement ceremony held at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Lake Park High School student Avneet Singh, 18, of Bloomingdale waves to her family in the audience during the commencement ceremony held at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
East Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
West Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
West Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
West Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
West Leyden High School held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Courtesy of Leyden High School District 212
Hampshire student Katelyn Zdybel, 17, from Pingree Grove goes hands up as she prepares to walk through a metal detector with her fellow classmates at the NOW Arena for their commencement on Friday.
Hampshire student Katelyn Zdybel, 17, from Pingree Grove goes hands up as she prepares to walk through a metal detector with her fellow classmates at the NOW Arena for their commencement on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Gianna Kramer, 18, with Hannah Musiak, 18, and Livia LaMarca, 18, all of Pingree Grove and Hampshire High School take a selfie before heading into the NOW Arena for their commencement on Friday.
Gianna Kramer, 18, with Hannah Musiak, 18, and Livia LaMarca, 18, all of Pingree Grove and Hampshire High School take a selfie before heading into the NOW Arena for their commencement on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Bryce Diego, 18, from Hampshire helped out Colin Oliva, 17, from Gilberts with his wardrobe as he was running late for Hampshire High School commencement at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Bryce Diego, 18, from Hampshire helped out Colin Oliva, 17, from Gilberts with his wardrobe as he was running late for Hampshire High School commencement at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Ashley Sanchez, 18, of Hampshire holds up her cap with a message basically stating that her family who came from Mexico with nothing gave everything for their daughter Ashley to graduate from Hampshire High School's commencement on Friday at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Ashley Sanchez, 18, of Hampshire holds up her cap with a message basically stating that her family who came from Mexico with nothing gave everything for their daughter Ashley to graduate from Hampshire High School's commencement on Friday at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Maisie McNamee, 18, from Hampshire hugs her friends as they prepare to graduate at Hampshire High School commencement on Friday at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Maisie McNamee, 18, from Hampshire hugs her friends as they prepare to graduate at Hampshire High School commencement on Friday at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Salutatorian Stuti Patel, 18, of Gilberts takes a picture with her classmates, Michael Thompson, 18, of Hampshire with Aliyah Andrade, 17, of Gilberts and Daniyah Hashmi, 18, of Pingree Grove at their Hampshire High School commencement at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Salutatorian Stuti Patel, 18, of Gilberts takes a picture with her classmates, Michael Thompson, 18, of Hampshire with Aliyah Andrade, 17, of Gilberts and Daniyah Hashmi, 18, of Pingree Grove at their Hampshire High School commencement at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Allison Bertoia adjusts her mortar board after she received her diploma during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Allison Bertoia adjusts her mortar board after she received her diploma during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Graduates during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Graduates during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A student gives the thumbs-up signal to family in the stands before the start of the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
A student gives the thumbs-up signal to family in the stands before the start of the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The graduating class makes their way toward the field to start the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
The graduating class makes their way toward the field to start the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
William Hohe addresses the senior class during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
William Hohe addresses the senior class during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A student loses her mortar board to a gust of wind as she enters the stadium for the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
A student loses her mortar board to a gust of wind as she enters the stadium for the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Graduates during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Graduates during the Glenbard West High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Glen Ellyn.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Cameron Banaszynski shows off his diploma during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Cameron Banaszynski shows off his diploma during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Maryam Atcha, gives a fist bump before she receives her diploma during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Maryam Atcha, gives a fist bump before she receives her diploma during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Emma Falkiewicz, presents the commencement address during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Emma Falkiewicz, presents the commencement address during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Jaiden Aguayo, is acknowledged with the other graduates that will be entering the armed services during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Jaiden Aguayo, is acknowledged with the other graduates that will be entering the armed services during the Glenbard North High School graduation ceremony Friday May 21, 2021 in Carol Stream.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Valedictorian Eli Hoon hugs his mother, School Board President Mrs. Deborah Hoon at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Valedictorian Eli Hoon hugs his mother, School Board President Mrs. Deborah Hoon at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Graduate Samantha Stoll switches her tassel with her 21 classmates at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Graduate Samantha Stoll switches her tassel with her 21 classmates at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Student Council President Abalus Awudu delivers the Senior Address at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Student Council President Abalus Awudu delivers the Senior Address at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Graduate Emily Zhen Yi Wolterink sings with her classmates at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Graduate Emily Zhen Yi Wolterink sings with her classmates at the Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Westminster Christian School graduation ceremony in the Elgin school's chapel on Friday, May 21, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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