Two-hundred-and-fifty-five students in the Chelsea High School Class of 2013 will participate in commencement ceremonies Sunday at 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
Constance Beck-Treadway, who will be attending Yale University, will deliver the valedictory address. Lejla Skokic, who will be attending Harvard College, will deliver the salutatory address.
CHS Principal Joseph Mullaney praised the top students. “Constance and Lejla have challenged themselves and taken 16 Advanced Placement courses at the school,” said Mullaney. “Over the last three years, they’ve averaged almost three AP courses each. They’re outstanding students.”
Maranatha Boyer, president of the Class of 2013, will make her presidential speech. Kelly Becerra, a senior and a member of the CHS Chorus and Drama Club, will sing the National Anthem.
Dr. Mary Bourque, superintendent of Chelsea schools, and member of the Chelsea School Committee, will present diplomas to the graduates. Mullaney will read the names of the graduates.
City Manager Jay Ash will bring the official greetings of the city.
Mullaney said that more than $200,000 in scholarships will be presented to the graduates.