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Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Friendship was an essential building block to success at Skyview High School for many members of the Class of 2003, and it is what will be remembered most when they are gone.

At the Skyview graduation, 118 seniors sat on the floor of the Soldotna Sports Center, underneath purple, black and white balloons poised to cascade down on them at ceremony's ends and shared tears, laughter and one another for their last time as high school students.

The theme of cherished friendships is one that resounded among the graduates when co-valedictorian Christina Colvin said in her address, "I'm going to miss the friendships. And I'm going to miss the teachers that act like friends."

This theme appeared again when, in his keynote address to the graduating class, Skyview teacher Paul Zobeck issued a challenge to the class.

"When you leave here, pick good friends," Zobeck said. "Pick friends that encourage you to do your best."

Skyview High School

Class of 2003

Buck Ackerman

Damian Ashley Andersen

Justin Lance Banks

Mikael James Barnes

Heather Elizabeth Barrett

Jamie Catherine Beever

Bryan Sims Bell

Mitchell Allen Berge

Samantha Jo Bolz

Jeremy Allen Bon

Christopher Michael Bouwens

Mitchell Jeffery Burdick

Rebecca Eileen Burger

Jennifer Lynn Carpenter

Chase Prentice Carter

Hilary Beth Cassidy

Alejandro Cevallos

Angela Cole

Christina Marie Colvin

Erin B. B. Dabney

Samuel W. Denison

Henry James DeSmidt

Brandon Garrett Dockery

Troy Loren Eberline

Megan Elaine Engler

Kari Anne Faigle

Lukas Hoke Fellman

Michael Phillip Fernandez

Christey Mae Fuhrmann

Cameron Dean Gardner

Kristin Lee Gebhardt

Amber Rae Gilliland

Agustina Giorgetta

Johan Magnus Granvik

Racheal Ann Grimmer

Cole Jerrad Hagedorn

Kaitlyn Michele Hale

Whittney Nicole Hallmark

Jenna Marie Hensler

Erin Michelle Hibberd

Thomas Edward Hickey

Jessica Dawn Hiler

Danita-Dawn Hana Hoffmann

Chelsea Lyn Holden

Sherese Marie Holladay

Richard Drake Hudson

Marcie Kay Isham

Angela Dawn Jones

Janna Marie Hakala Knight

Adam Christopher Kosydar

Christopher Don Lawrence

David Andrew Leach

Erik Ivan Leman

Kacie Jones Lonch

Alice Lorraine Lousberg

Morgan Jean Lyons

Nicole Adele Macdonald

Ashley Rae Marquis

Tanya Rae Marquis

Sarah Jane Martinusen

Keith Blaylock Massey

Matthew Joseph Matarrese

Katelen Daun Maxwell

James C. McEwen

Kevin Wayne McGrady

Leviticus Grant McKay

Jeremy Robert Mercier

Shane William Michael

Naomi Lynn Miller

Wesley Aaron Morgan

Laurel Beth Murdock

Thai-An Nguyen

Kiel Josiah Nichols

David James Nussbaum

Jacob Winfield Oliver

Rebekah M. L. Osterman

Lacey Ann Pankoski

Keith Alan Parker

Lori Marie Paulino

Ty Gordon Pepper

Cameron Adair Perry

Cody Ray Phipps

Cassy Marie Powell

Karisa A. Powers

David Ryan Quartly

Justin Michael Rainwater

Jack Roy Reed

Shaun Andrew Reeve

Christian Blythe Demello-Rice

Tara Anne Rich

Cody James Riley

Ashley Marie Risch

Brian H.Rogers

Brandon Lee Sachwitz

Nynke Salverda

Kaleena Dawn Schouweiler

Kelly Marie Self

Jenna L. Shepherd

Nicole Ann Simpson

Melissa Kay Smith

Sherman Clayton Smith

James C. Snow

Ryan Lance Staab

Michael A. Sturm

Natalia Marie Taeschner

Michael A. Thomas

Roy James Tikka

Trevor Joshua Tompkins

Marie Deaglan Vann

Anne Marie Verba

Loren Eugene Vroman

Michael Daniel Waer

Diana Wegehaupt

Lela Alice Wiley

Krystal Lea Wilson

Alecia Marie Irene Wood

Kylee Elaine Zeyer

Amber Lynn Zuck


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