The Charles F. Brush High School Class of 2019 celebrated its commencement ceremony earlier this week at the beautiful Connor Palace Theater in Playhouse Square before a capacity audience of family, friends and other members from the community. Excitement, happiness and a profound sense of accomplishment filled the air as students completed the official requirements of their high school careers. This particular class was one who exceeded expectations on a collective level, while at the same time elevating individual members to the elite ranks of Brush High School history. The Class of 2019 earned an amazing $7.9 million in total scholarships, awards and honors and accumulated an incredible 15,820 hours of community service. 11 members of the Class of 2019 will join a branch of the U.S. Armed Services. Valedictorian Kareem King earned a full ride scholarship to Harvard University to study Molecular Cellular Biology, working towards a combined MD/PhD Program. Rebecca Rossi scored a perfect 36 out of 36 on her ACT exam and has accepted a full scholarship to Vanderbilt University with a value of approximately $240,000. She intends to be a Veterinarian one day. Darshan Adhikari, who is a Nepalese refugee, will be attending Case Western Reserve University on an academic scholarship. Max Campbell is being offered a full tuition scholarship to The Ohio State University through the United States Air Force ROTC program, approximately $60,000 in total value. Julia Kiefer, who was National Merit semi-finalist , is attending Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with a full tuition, room and board scholarship that carries a value of approximately $60,000 each year. The Class of 2019 has been described by Principal Karl Williamson as outgoing, spirited and close-knit. These attributes, combined with the tremendous collective and individual accomplishments of these graduating seniors make them a Class that will always be remembers. Congratulations, to the Charles F. Brush High School Class of 2019.
May they be Forever ARC PROUD!