Four members of the Class of 2022 will address graduates at this year’s commencement, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, in Millersville University’s Biemesderfer Stadium.
Please note: The weather forecast is calling for temperatures approaching 90 degrees at the start of the ceremony. There is no shade in the stadium, so we encourage all attendees to dress in light clothing, stay hydrated and seek shade, if necessary, in the stadium concessions area, which will be open.
Umbrellas may be used for shade prior to the start of the ceremony. Beverages will be available for sale at the concessions stand.
The entire ceremony will be livestreamed on the Penn Manor YouTube Channel here.
This year’s speakers are valedictorian Natalie Krahulik, salutatorian Caroline Foltz, class president Riley Peart, and Emily Riggs.
Natalie is the daughter of Sheryl and Keith Krahulik of Manor Township.
At Penn Manor, she participated in theatre, chorus, volleyball, Math National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society.
After graduation, she plans to attend Grove City College and pursue degrees in mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering.
Caroline is the daughter of Don and Christy Foltz of Millersville.
At Penn Manor, she participated in National Honor Society and the Mock Trial team. A year-round swimmer, Caroline was a member of a USA Swimming team.
She plans to attend the Virginia Tech Honors College, where she will compete on the women’s swimming and diving team, and study English, Linguistics, and International Studies on a pre-law track.
Riley is the daughter of Megan and Kevin Peart of Manor Township.
At Penn Manor, she participated in varsity basketball, National Honor Society and MiniTHON, was a committee leader for Student Council, a student ambassador and president of the Class of 2022.
She plans to attend the University of Maryland at College Park to study biology and public health.
Emily is the daughter of Cathy and John Riggs of Lancaster.
At Penn Manor she was a member of the basketball and softball teams, National Honor Society, Varsity Club and MiniTHON.
Emily plans to attend the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where she will play softball and major in mechanical engineering.
For tonight’s ceremony, graduates are required to report to the high school auditorium by 5:30 p.m.
Students and staff members attending commencement will park in the high school parking garage. Other guests are asked to park in designated areas on the Millersville University campus outlined on this map.
Access to the high school campus will be severely limited before, during and after commencement. Attendees are urged to arrive early to find the best parking. The stadium gates will be open at 6 p.m.