Photos: Glenbrook South Graduation
Class of 2012 shares memories, celebrates accomplishments, looks to their futures.
Glenbrook South High School's Class of 2012 and their friends and family gathered at the Akoo Theater in Rosemont Sunday afternoon to celebrate graduation. This year's class had the special honor of graduating during the high school's 50th anniversary.
From grads who excelled in the classroom to those who made their mark through arts, sports and giving back to the community, exceptional students were honored at a May 24th awards ceremony. (Check out a full list of Glenbrook Scholars and award recipients from the graduating class of 2012, by visting Patch’s senior award page).
Related: Share praise, kudos or advice for the class of 2012. Visit Patch's Graduation Guestbook and leave a message for your favorite GBS grad.
More than one thousand spectators filled the auditorium Sunday to watch over 600 students walk the stage to receive diplomas. Speakers included GBS' 2012 Distinguished Scholar William Tobey, Student Council President Merrick Topping, President of the Class of 2012 Carl Lyngso, Principal Brian Wegley, and Superintendent Dr. Michael Riggle.
Principal Wegley shared some advice during his speech: "The same things that made you successful here will make you successful in the future. Work hard and better than anyone else."