School’s Out: Our annual look at Meade High’s graduating class

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Graduates of Meade High School’s Class of 2017 react as they watch their classmates cross the stage to receive their diplomas Friday at the Show Place Arena and Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro. Four hundred and forty-nine seniors graduated.

Meade High School Class of 2017

Photos by Nate Pesce

Lyla Rebecca Abban, Rabiatu Abdul-Salam, Bukhari Jair Abdus-Salaam, Kaitlyn Ann Abele, Mutiat Adeyemi Abimbola, Kobe Alexandria Abney, Omosalewa Ashley Adebusuyi, Zoe Jumake Agunbiade, Okoli O’Mane Alexander Jr., Susana Rodriguez Alfaro, Jerrell Nicholas Allgood, Logan Lynnea Allison, Briana Christine Alston, Jonathan Oyewale Amao, Beleeka Amoakoh, Derrick Selasi Amuzu, Gwendolyn Nicole Andrise, Duemel Drushane Angel, Rodolfo Daniel Angel, Seth Anokye Jr., Allison Katherine Antczak, Jed Angelo Ordonio Aquinde, Jessica Maria Arias, Cynthia Marey Arroyo, Miles Korang Awuah, Tareq Aziz

Rodolfo Angel holds up his diploma for a photo with Meade High School Principal John Yore.

Ian Shackoneil Babb, Walter Edward Baer, Tyree Lamont Bailey, Zulma Lisseth Baires, Riley John Baker, Ashe Jamir Banjo-Bright, Aaron Rashad Barfield, Samantha Ilene Barnes, Darryl Calvin Bates, Kollie Bazzie, Kiara Carolyn Beckwith, Rafat Abeke Adebimpe Bello, Sulaiman Ajadi Bello, Elyssa Marie Bellofatto, William Lonzer Belt, Kiara Lacey Bennett, Isaiah Andre Benson, Christian Celestine Best, Allessandrea Symone Bethea, Denae Ajahna Bettis, Isaiah Jaron Bishop, Bethany Virginia Bloom, Patricia Adjowa Dufie Boakye, Alisson Elena Bonilla, Christopher Eduardo Bonilla-Arocho, Trevor James Booth, Ahman Keonte Bowman, Kennedy Johne Boyd, Makayla R’Daicia Boyd, Marques Brendan Bradshaw, Akiya Danielle Briggs, Deja Denay Brockett, Hannah Nicole Brooks, Nathaniel Arron Brooks, Arnasia Chartice Brown, Asianna Kiarra Brown, Carl Anthony Brown, Colby Tyrone Brown, Joshua Terrell Brown, Tazion Deshawn Brown, Angelica Marie Brushbreaker, Haley Reena Buchanan, Teresa Marie Burgett, Shakuan Mykell Burt, Brandyn Louis Butchee, Kenya Shanice Butler

Ikella Loretta Cameron, Keylla Diamonique Cameron, Alexi Noel Canales, Tyquan Dianté Carroll, Michelle Sarahi Casimiro, Tiffany Castillo, DeJuan LaTroy Chaney, Aryhel Mackenzie Chappell, Dionicio Cruz Charles, Joy Christine Chase, Mionna Diane Chase, Areeb Afzal Chaudhry, Kahran Lee Chism, Jason Alexander Clark, Kamryn Michele Clarke, Shajuan Andre Cobb, Ridwan Adefemi Coker, Briana Briones Colendres, Samaria Zeon Coley, Shantirra Lyic Collier, Austin Daniel Colohan, Paloma Carmen Colunga, Julia Caroline Contreras, Juan Francisco Cortez, Markita Antwanett Costen, Natyah Marie Cotton, Jazmin Day Craft, Waverly Tyrone Crawford II, Shannon Elizabeth Crosgrove, Delacey Renae Crump, Deron Eugene Culbreth, Kahlil Cunanan, Clyburn Cunningham IV

Rita Sharon Dade, Cindy Xuan Dang, Jared Darnell Daniels, Orione Chantel Dargan, Stephanie Nicole Davall, Brittney Michelle Davis, Xavier Markus Davis, Nicholas Alexander Deemer, Franklin Geovanny Del Cid, Fatima Amabel Delgado, Monica Isela Delgado-Ayala, Simone Alexis Desouza, Maithily Diana Diaz, Sha-Kala Mone Diggs, Christopher William Dodson, Trent Dylan Dowell, Destiny Acacia Dowling, Logan Pierce Drobnack, Twila Marie Duarte, Angelique Donye Dunbar, Patricea Janae Dunn, Hope Dunphy

Senior Arkeem Pearson throws his hands up in victory as he prepares to receive his high school diploma from John Yore, principal of Meade High School, at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2017.

Alexander Joshua Easton, Michael Courtney Edoh, Jahna Elisabeth Edwards, Brandon Roderick Ervin, Jade Sanghan Suparv Escusa, Kolin Blake Everette

Branden Taylor Fall, Moronkeji Korede Deborah Fapohunda, Lauryn McKenzie Fields, Tracy Elijah Fitzgerald, Vanessa Cortes Flage, Shanequa Kentyra Janay Fleming, Micheal Chrystian Fletcher-Dunlap, Kimberly Nicole Flores, Christopher Issac Fonseca, Justine Kellie Fritz, Geordan William Fuller, Paul Micah Furman

Diego Alonzo Garcia, Henry Anthony Garcia, I-Kapono Ka-Mea-’I’o-Makamae Makananui Garcia, Paris Myke Mykel Garrison, Alnesa Paige Girard, Peerce Rayner Gladden, Karla Stephanie Gomez, Jenna Nicole Grant, Armani Knesiah Gray, Calito Emanuel Green, Ariana Tiambia Greene, Janay Elizabeth Greene, Ian Messiah Griffin, Mariela Guardado-Martinelli, Victor Manuel Guzman-Rivas

Cathelina Ngoc Ha, Nathaniel Donald Hall III, Shakerra Dayshia Jeneane Hall, Victoria Lynn Hall, Morgan Nicole Hamilton, Kedrick D’Andrea Hardy, Maryssa Savannah-Lynn Hardy, Paige Destini Harrington, Abigayle Lynn Harris, Imani Jewel Harris, Tierra Javette Harris, Benjamin Edward Hausman, Lloyd Jerome Hawkins, Christian Alexander Hayes, Makayla Monet Heintz, Jasmine Nicole Hellmann, Devin Visura Hennayake, Faben Henok, Esthefany Daniela Hernandez, Katherine Alexandra Hernandez, Maury Jonathan Hernandez, Robert Darius Justice Hernandez, Sandy Idalia Hernandez-Escamilla, Yennifer Olivia Hernandez-Gutierrez, Carlos Antonio Hernandez-Ortiz, Angela Roxana Herrera-Perez, Tyona Monee Herring, Sara Cindy Herry, Tyra Symone-Carme Hicks, Desteny Denise Hill, Keri Elizebeth Hill, Gevonya Amira Hilton, Kalisse Riana Hoach-Owens, Hunter Joseph Hogan, Allissa My Hua, Daneka Mashawn Hunt, Mariam Hussain

Anthony Onyema Ayooluwa Igbenoba, Steve Yong In, Aniya Nikole Ingram

Kobe Jacquez Jackson, Raven Cheyenne Jackson, Meili Jensen, Alexis Rene’e Johnson, Ashley Michelle Johnson, Ayrris Jamayra Johnson, Brittany Rose Johnson, Crystina Amira Johnson, Dareus Jemere Johnson, Jazmyne Camile Johnson, Monnika Imonni Johnson, Tré Mia Atreana Johnson, Trevin Jarrod Johnson, Andrea Monet Jones, Antonae Donna Lynnique Jones, Courtney Nicole Jones, Devon Jermon Jones, Ky-rizma Rakel Jones, Lewis Ray Jones, Zion Urias Jones, Alexis Tiaria Joseph, Kendal Cheyenne Joyce, Imani Khema Jules

Angela Herrera (right), class secretary, and Faben Henok, student council president, look at pictures on a cellphone backstage before the graduation ceremony.

Paul William Kayson, Joi Jeralesa Kearse, Bailey James Keaster, Lindsy Ann Kemp, Nadia Zhané Kendrick, A’Karionna Kari Euneyce King, A’Kristionna Kristi Glee King

Antoine Stephan LaFrance, Linh Thuy Le, Brandon Scott Lea, Ariana Danae Lee, Hong-Min Lee, Kevin Lemus, Darion Devon Leonard Jr., Reese Paul Levin, Alexis Aisha Loeffler, Joshua Taryl Long, Lincy Daniela Mercedes Lopez-Luna, Eric Maurice Love, Gregory Harris Lubow, Phillipina Alexandra Lutterodt, Mario Patrick Lyles, Cameron Tyler Lyons, Maiya Symoné Lyons

Shawnteara Rayonna Mackall, Nygel Treyshawn Mackell, Jenny Nguyen Mai, Coriel Jordan Major, Tanysha Marie Maldonado, Benjamin Jakob Malloy, Damaris Mahir Manigault, JohnClement Mateo Mariano, Tashauna Sierra Martin-Palmer, Thaicha Lis Martorell-Rodriguez, Christopher John Marx, Katherine Johana Mata-Canas, Karina Gabrielle Mathur, Paris McKenzie Matthews, Kendall Camryn Maxwell, Lisa-Ann Amoy Maxwell, Carrel Brando May, Makenzie Danielle Mays, Jasmine Renee McCord, Anthony Robert McEachin III, Johanna Eva McGuire, Tia Renee McMillan, Jalin E’lan McNeal, Jarren DaJun McNeil, Precious Patience Mensah, Silvia Sarai Meza, Jiacheng Mi, DeMaris Shamia Miller, Lexy Jenae Miller, Alberto Miranda, Alvaro Esau Miranda, Taylor Marie Mitchell, Nisha Laxmi Modali, Armani Giovanni Moe, Ryan Michael Moleski, Londell Z Montgomery, Sarah Lee Montgomery, Khalide Dushonn Moore, Ronald Bradley Moore II, Taya Victoria Moore, Chelsia Liz Morales-Ferrer, Jason Miller Moreland Jr., Deneen Jessica Morris, Malcolm Tyree Moses, Sabelo Marley Msibi, Raelyn Michelle Muldrow, Emily Lynn Mullinax, Juan Luis Munguia, Zachary Paul Murphy, Kourtney Lynn Murray, Abdul Musawir, Nicholas Javon Myles

Umar Naseem, Kylah Lynn Nettleton, Tarik Nasir Newton, Ines Deborah Ngaleu-Moumeni, Brandon T Nguyen, Peter Phan Nguyen, Cassandra Karalea Noriega
Immanuel Omondi Odhiambo, Amos Omoseni Odi Jr., Promise Chidinma Ohanyerenwa, Oluwafolahanmi Fola Oluwamifemi Oludemi, Angela Maree Ortiz, Gabrielle Michelle Oson, Ademola Famous Thomas Otubanjo

Meade High School seniors stand for the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of the graduation ceremony on Friday evening.

Angela Pamela Padilla-Ramirez, Pooja Vipul Patel, Caleb Emmanuel Patrick, Arkeem lynard Pearson, A’Zhanea Cheynne Pegram, Keyla Elizabeth Perez, Lorena Abigail Perez-Argueta,Frances Coralis Perez-Chevere, Haylee Alexis-Delynn Phillips, Michael Anthony Phillips Jr., Irma Dayana Pineda, Oscar Javier Pineda, Aminah Yasmin Pitt, Tasheca Mackeisha Plummer, Aysia Jamia Poole, Cannon Charles Pope, Ryan Emerson Porrett, Alana Monae Nakyah Pringle, De’Andre Lamar Prue, Terrence Neil Pryor

Jalen Donoven Ralph, Ian Devan Reese, Alec Dalvin Reyes, Arryuana Simone Rhodes, Karl Demitrus Richard Jr., Jonathan Taylor Riddle, Alexis Rivera, Leroy Christopher Rivers, Amber Marie Roberts, Ryan Fitzroy Roberts, De’Mario Ezekiel Unique Robinson, Daniel Ray Rodriguez, Aaron Rodriguez-Pacheco, Danielle Alexis Rolle, Kaela-Marie Tshai Rose, Keyon Daniel Ross, Kyle Xavier Rowden

Kahlil Cunanan waits outside with other seniors preparing to graduate as part of the Class of 2017.

Aziza Zakiyyah Saafir-Johnson, Walter Vladimir Saenz-Mejia, David Stephan Saint Sauveur, Brian Allen Sanborn, Brice Alexander Sanborn, Dorian Hommy Santa Serrano, Kashaf Saqaf, Jake Thomas Scarlas, Justin Malcolm Schwarz, Jeremiah Tarik Scott, Jasmine Alexis Sedgwick, Michael Saidu Sesay, Alexus Brianna Sewell, Jessica Ashraf Shaker, Keionnie Whitney Shanklin, Cleo Debessay Shaw, David Debessay Shaw, Mason Robert Shipman, Sabrina Daniela Silva, Destiney Faith Simmons, Jai Elijah Sirko, Treshon Myron Sizer, Paige Hayden Ahlana Skaggs, Brianna Lena Smart, Rachel Dagmar Smissen, Aspen Nayaneye Smith, Daonica Jalyn Smith, Elijah De’ Wayne Smith, Jewel Marcia Smith, Kailyn Aiyanna Smith, Matthew Colin Smith, Trené Briana Smoot, Samuel Wyatt Solomon, Zachary Ray Sotelo, Daquawn Ty’Leek Sterling. Jonah Kealii Kona Stewart, Jordan Alexander Stewart, Syvon Joel Sturdivant, Catrianne Therese Galsim Sucgang, Lillian Elizabeth Sullivan, Lamarr William Summers, Larry William Summers, Timothy Allen Sunderland Jr., Tajon Abu Swafford

Mehr-Un-Nisa Tariq, Jordan Alan Taylor, Faith Olivia-Autumn Terrell, De’Jon Marquise Terry, Kasey Marie Thomas, Lauryn Tamara Thompson, Tavon James Eugene Thompson, Christopher Ramon Torres, David Efrain Torres, Dennis Francisco Torres, Melisa Rubenia Torres, Nicole Marie Torres, Cruz Manuel Torrijos, Tiffany Kieu Tran, Brianna Janee Turner

Victor Manuel Valenzuela-Rico, Nicole Cabarles Vallee, Andrew Daniel Vasser, Llailin Vazquez-Roa, Sandra Yesenia Villalobo-Rosales

Cornell Walker II, K’Nia Dinell Waller, K’Nya Dinera Waller, Kira Joy Walter, James Gregory Walton, Jeremy Leeander Washington, Spencer Loyde Washington, Tranay Michelle Watkins, David Russell Watts, Josiah Lorenzo Donovan Watts, Danielle Elizabeth Webster, Andre DeAngelo White II, Imani Malaika White, Rayanna Cherise White, Kori Blythe Whiteside, Deron Marcell Whitley, Marquis Derran Whitley, Shadon Kaveen Whitmire Jr., Isaah Isiah Charles Wicks, Frederick Carl Wieland III, Wraven Monet Lamarc Wiggins, Cameron Ammar Williams, Jaeasha Nashanay Williams, Kiara Ashley Williams, Korey Darnell Williams, Shaquan Lachea Williams, Amber Lynn Wilson, Emily Wong, Ahkeir ZaQuan Woods, Dajia Mona Woodson

Alex Wil Mauricio Yanez-Trochez, Essence Nichole Young, Shanise Samantha Young

Christopher Joseph Zinicola, Zane Anthony Zachary Zoller

All information in this section appears as provided by the Anne Arundel County Public School System. Because of publication deadlines, some students’ names might have been provided prior to final review of requirements. Some students listed might not have completed all requirements to graduate.

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