Thursday, June 26, 2014

Hoboken High School graduates told to appreciate every moment By Amanda Eisenberg/The Jersey Journal

Students graduate from Hoboken Junior/ Senior High School,
Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Chase Gaewski/The Jersey Journal

Hoboken High School students listened thoughtfully to principal Robin Piccapietra as she reminded her graduates to be their own advocate, be on time, challenge themselves and be kind to others. Valedictorian Leslie Markevitch said "Try to appreciate every moment it took, leading up to this moment; graduation," Markevitch said. The soon-to-be Bucknell student shared her story with her classmates and their families that took place four years earlier.
She and her family were hit by "a drunk and high driver," and the car was totaled, Markevitch said. "That moment taught me to make the most of opportunities available," the valedictorian continued. "Take a moment to appreciate this moment."
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Chase Gaewski/The Jersey Journal
Chase Gaewski/The Jersey Journal