On Friday June 14, the Abraham Lincoln School celebrated their 37 th High School Graduation Ceremony in the Salon Flamboyan in Casa de Campo.
It was a beautiful evening in all respects, starting with the entrance of the 19 graduating students to the music of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”. The invocation was then given by Father Victor García. The guest speaker, the well-known business-man José Mallen, advised the students on how best to cope with the ups and downs of life in this rapidly changing world.
The valedictorian and salutatorian addresses were given by Fabiana Villani and Esther Uribe. School Board member, Guillermo Strofer, presented the 19 students with their graduating diplomas.
The Headmaster, Mr. Harry Magee commented on the academic brilliance of the students. He stated that this was the best class academically in the history of the school, as 7 students were graduating with GPA’s above 3.9.
All of these students received a special recognition for their outstanding academic achievements. They were Patricia Luzón, Alexandra Lluberes, Stefany Muñoz, Maria Cueto, Sanil Duverges and Esther Uribe. The valedictorian student, Fabiana Villani, graduated with a GPA for the 4 years of High School of 3.97, the highest GPA ever achieved by a graduating student in the history of the school.
The following photos were taken by Bryan de la Cruz during the Abraham Lincoln School Graduation 2019 at the Casa de Campo Flamboyan Conference Center:
Pictures and information courtesy of Abraham Lincoln School
The Abraham Lincoln School, located within Central Romana, in the town of La Romana, is a private school for the children of employees of the Central Romana Corporation, but is also attended by other children who pay yearly tuition fees
The Abraham Lincoln School is an “English school” which means that classes are taught to a British standard curriculum and all the teachers are British, with the exception of course of the teachers who teach Spanish, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and PE who are Dominican. This means that the majority of classes are taught in English and children command both English and Spanish.
Although the curriculum is British, grades are awarded according to the American GPA system and the pupils also take the “Dominican National Exams”, allowing pupils to continue their education at universities in the USA or within the Dominican Republic, as well as in Europe.
Classes go from pre-kinder to 12th grade.