Elgin High School Class of 2022
Class of 2022
  • Students cross the stage during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28, at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates.

      Students cross the stage during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28, at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin High School in Elgin.

      Elgin High School in Elgin. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin High School senior Yasmin Rodriguez and junior Jonathan Miranda dance to Luz Y Sombras by Desafio Norteño at the Elgin High School Talent Show.

    Elgin High School senior Yasmin Rodriguez and junior Jonathan Miranda dance to Luz Y Sombras by Desafio Norteño at the Elgin High School Talent Show. Courtesy of John Konstantaras

  • Elgin High School senior Isabella Cornejo performs her mashup dance to two Latino pop songs at the Elgin High School Talent Show.

    Elgin High School senior Isabella Cornejo performs her mashup dance to two Latino pop songs at the Elgin High School Talent Show. Courtesy of John Konstantaras

  • Robert Moore dances his way across the stage during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28 at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates.

      Robert Moore dances his way across the stage during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28 at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Valedictorian Maia Lesniak delivers her speech during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28, at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates.

      Valedictorian Maia Lesniak delivers her speech during the Elgin High School commencement ceremony May 28, at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
Updated 6/20/2022 10:38 AM

Graduates in Class of 2022: 659

Graduation ceremony: Saturday, May 28, at the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates

 

Valedictorian: Maia Lesniak

Salutatorian: Jenny Nguyen

Extracurricular achievements:

• eSports Team qualified for state

• Chess Team qualified for state

• Aadi and Mahi Patel competing at the DECA National Competition

Athletic achievements:

• Yahya Arastu State Qualifier in Cross Country

• Adam Lambatz State Qualifier in Wrestling

• Lourdes Hernandez State Qualifier in Wrestling

Theater productions:

• "Defying Gravity" by Jane Anderson

• "Addams Family the Musical"

• Student Directed One-Acts

What was new in 2021-22: This class were freshmen the last time there was a boat trip -- they didn't remember; First year with a full Prom (they planned prom as Juniors for the Senior class but were not allowed to go as it was limited to seniors only) / Senior Boat Trip / Homecoming

What challenges did the Class of 2022 face as they returned to in-person school full time, and how did they overcome them:

Time management, incorporating back into the building, in person and socially not just social media socialization.

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