We made it! We completed high school. Today would have been our graduation day from La Salle Academy. These last four years were filled with challenges, good memories, and preparations for the future. We will always be La Salle’s one and only Class of 2020.
La Salle will forever be a special place for me and my classmates because no matter who we were when we first arrived as freshmen, we were accepted and guided into becoming the mature young men we are now at the end of our senior year. Although our last year of high school was cut short, resulting in us being separated, we are still brothers. Together, we can be the world’s light through the darkness of COVID-19 and leave an impact that no other class has. The perseverance and motivation that we demonstrated this year by signing in daily while at home and completing our schoolwork showed people in this world that this class will have an auspicious future. Not only has La Salle prepared us for the rigors of college, but it has given us the tools to withstand difficult circumstances alone and with the love and support of our brotherhood. This bond will last a lifetime.
One of the themes that I live by and want to share with you all is, “We’ve found our wings; now it’s time to fly.” Now that my classmates and I are high school graduates, it is time to use the knowledge and skills we’ve gained over the past four years at La Salle and make a difference in the real world. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to spread our wings and fly.
Joshua Nolberto ’20
Senior Class President
P.S. I will be attending SUNY Potsdam this fall. Click here to see where my classmates will be going to college.