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Graduation 2013

From left: Concord High School students Nolan Carew, Alicia Sanders-Zakre, Ashwin Raghurajan, Thatcher Eills and Tobias Eckers talk before the school's commencement ceremony for the Class of 2013 in Concord on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff

Concord High graduates told to find courage, pursue passions

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Thatcher Eills and Ashwin Raghurajan joined an elite group of high schoolers nationwide when they were named National Merit Scholars earlier this year. But their time at Concord High School was filled with far more than school books. During the past four years, Eills served as co-president of the National Honor Society and captain of the rowing team, and helped … 0

Advice for graduates: Floss, overcome adversity, be thankful

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Liz Cyr graduated from Pittsfield Middle High School yesterday with plans to become a vet technician. Life coach might be another option – even at 18. First, Cyr knows how to manage a demanding schedule. She’s maintained high honors while playing soccer, performing in plays, twirling flags with the winter color guard and mentoring an elementary school student for three years. She’s served … 0

Merrimack Valley graduate, mother determined to overcome life’s challenges, succeed

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Motivation comes in many varieties. For Daiquiri Przybyla, it takes the form of a babbling, squealing, fuzzy-headed little girl who can walk across the backyard if she holds your fingers and who just figured out how to roll over. Przybyla, who lives in Penacook, was one of 177 seniors to graduate from Merrimack … 1