The following was provided by Judy Bass, communications specialist for Minuteman High School.
Class President Richard Jacob’s whimsical address delivered entirely in verse and somber words of advice about practicality, reality and inspiration from Superintendent Dr. Edward A. Bouquillon were among the memorable highlights of Minuteman High School’s annual Awards, Scholarships and Commencement Ceremonies at Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Friday, June 8, 2012.
One hundred forty-three students graduated.
In addition to the awarding of diplomas, dozens of academic and vocational honors and scholarships were presented.
Addressing the graduating class, Bouquillon spoke of a diploma as not just a piece of paper or