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Wayne High School Val SalFort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement for nearly 1,800 members of the Class of 2016.

The members of the Class of 2016 leave their high schools with varied future plans. Some will pursue higher education at institutions such as Indiana University, Purdue University, Michigan State University and University of Alabama. Some graduates will enter the military or continue working on the technical training they need to start a career in trades such as carpentry or automotive mechanics. Still others will jump right into pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams, focusing on building their own businesses. But before embarking on their new adventures, they will come together one final time for their graduation ceremonies at the Memorial Coliseum.

Commencement ceremonies are held in the Memorial Coliseum for Wayne High School on Friday, June 3, 7:30pm.

It gives us great pleasure to introduce to you the 2016 Wayne High School Valedictorian, Colleen Cerajewski.

Earning the honor as the top graduate in one’s class is no easy accomplishment, and this young lady did so completing rigorous academic courses at the Collegiate and Advanced Placement levels.

Colleen attended St. John the Baptist for her Elementary and Middle School years, before she eventually came to Wayne HS New Tech as a freshman student.

This fall, Colleen will attend Indiana University in Bloomington, where she will study Business, in the prestigious Kelly School of Business Program.

Colleen’s parents are David & Jeannine Cerajewski, and they should be very proud of the accomplishments that their daughter has earned during her academic career in the Fort Wayne Community Schools.

It gives us great pride to introduce to you this year’s 2016 Salutatorian for Wayne High School, Michael C. Rowlett.

This year’s 2016 Salutatorian will be the first to tell you that hard work does have its rewards.

I’m proud to mention, that Michael is a product of Fort Wayne Community Schools, attending Irwin Elementary, Memorial Park Middle School and Wayne High School New Tech.

This fall Michael will attend Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he will pursue a degree in Theatre. I’m certain you will agree that Michael will be a fine addition to the Xavier University student body as he obtains his Theatre Degree; we wish him only the best!

Michael’s parents are Dan and Kim Rowlett, and they should be very proud of the accomplishments that their son has earned during his academic career in the Fort Wayne Community Schools.

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