Welcome to St. Vincent's Early Childhood Education Center Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2013, Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:00 pm
A gift to the Class of 2013, the colorful "Welcome" banner decorated with butterflies was created by the infants and their teachers. A closer look reveals the word "Welcome" is made up of the infants' footprints.
Inside the Center, the graduates help each other with their caps.
The enthusiastic graduates begin lining up for the procesional. You can feel the excitement.
Sister Margaret Keaveney, D.C., President & CEO of St. Vincent's, congratulates the Class of 2013 and welcomes the teachers, parents, families, and friends.
With hands on hearts, we pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Teacher Kit McMillan leads the graduates in singing "Jesus Loves Me This I Know".
The graduates enjoy singing "This Little Light of Mine".
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" features sign language.
Everyone agrees "We All Sing With the Same Voice".
Teacher Kit McMillan shares the future career plans of the graduates.
"I want to be a ballerina."
"I want to be an airplane pilot."
"I would like to be a rock star."
Teacher Kit McMillan presents each graduate with the diploma.
Teacher Adriana Garcia presents each graduate with St. Vincent's Graduate Medal.
Teacher Susy Del Toro presents each graduate with a special lei in keeping with the Hawaiian theme.
Each graduate receives a scrapbook prepared by the teachers to be given to his/her parents.
Time to thank the parents and all who have made this moment possible . . . with a kiss.
And a hug.
Our sincere thanks to Bonnie Patton (right), Director of St. Vincent's Early Childhood Education Center, and all the teachers, including Elizabeth Calvario (left) and Adriana Garcia (center), for their dedication, patience, creativity, energy, and enthusiasm throughout the year. St. Vincent's is extremely grateful for all you do to take care of and educate the children every day.
Congratulations to all of the graduates!
We are proud of you and all that you have accomplished at St. Vincent's Early Childhood Education Center. We wish you well in kindergarten and throughout your lives. May God continue to bless each one of you and your families.
A gift to the Class of 2013, the colorful "Congratulations" banner decorated with flowers was created by the toddlers and their teachers.
This year, each graduate receives a diploma, a medal, a special Hawaiian lei, and a scrapbook.