Six to speak at PMHS commencement June 2

Six student speakers have been named for Penn Manor High School’s 2015 commencement, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Sports and Fitness Center.

Andrew Mintzer, Craig Jahnke, Sarah Beth Ranck, Alan Dang, Hannah Willig and Hailey Kresge were selected to address the graduates and guests during the ceremony. Alan was named valedictorian and Craig was named salutatorian of the Class of 2015.

  • Andrew is the son of Craig and Melissa Mintzer of Willow Street. He is a class officer and member of the volleyball and swim teams, National Honor Society and the Junior Engineering Technical Society. Andrew plans to study mathematics at Towson University.
  • Craig is the son of Glenn and Rebecca Jahnke of Lancaster. He is senior class president and a member of the cross country and track and field teams, National Honor Society, Student Council and Junior Engineering Technical Society. Craig plans to study chemical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Sarah Beth is the daughter of Carl and Mary Beth Ranck of Lancaster. She is president of the National Honor Society and a member First Priority and the Junior Engineering Technical Society. Sarah Beth plans to major in mathematics at Eastern Mennonite University.
  • Alan is the son of Lieu Dang and Minh Dinh of Lancaster. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and Junior Engineering Technical Society and participated in soccer and Quiz Bowl. Alan plans to study chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Hannah is the daughter of Chris and Lydia Willig of Conestoga. She was captain of the lacrosse and cross country teams, a senior class officer, National Honor Society member and coordinator of the Spring Fling. Hannah plans to study finance and economics at Penn State University.
  • Hailey is the daughter of Regina Kresge of Lancaster and Steve Kresge of Maryland. She is editor of the yearbook and a member of the National Honor Society and Junior Engineering Technical Society. Hailey plans to study biomechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University.

Admission to commencement is by ticket only. All seating, with the exception of a reserved section for the disabled and honored guests, will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission tickets will be distributed to graduates at the end of commencement practice June 1.

Information on parking at F&M is provided on this printable map: F&M event parking

Commencement is a formal ceremony that marks an important event in each student’s life.  For this to occur, we need the cooperation of the Class of 2015 and each person in the audience. During presentation of diplomas, please refrain from cheering or making other noises that will make it difficult to hear student names.  Once all students have received a diploma, attendees may celebrate.

The ceremony will be webcast live, beginning at 6 p.m., on the district website, www.pennmanor.net. DVDs of commencement will be available for purchase here.

 

Graduation speakers for Penn Manor's June 2 commencement are, from left, Alan Dang, Hailey Kresge, Craig Jahnke, Andrew Mintzer, Sarah Beth Ranck and Hannah Willig.
Graduation speakers for Penn Manor’s June 2 commencement are, from left, Alan Dang, Hailey Kresge, Craig Jahnke, Andrew Mintzer, Sarah Beth Ranck and Hannah Willig.