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Congratulations GLHS/GCS Class of 2013!


Alma Mater

Alma Mater, thee we praise
Here's a loyal hymn we raise
Sing her praise with pride in song
From our heart with voices strong.
Alma Mater, we do hail thee
Alma Mater, we do exalt thee
With a steadfast love our hearts remain
Now and ever more with thee to reign.

  Prelude | GLHS Concert Band, under the direction of Mr. Rob Cebriak

Processional of Class | Fanfare and Processional, composed by E. Elgar (1857 – 1934) & arranged by J. D. Ployhar (1926-2007)

Pledge of Allegiance | Courtney Henderson, Anna McCloud, Lucas Horner, Ginelle Reed, Angela Joomi Lee, & Brooke Motsinger

National Anthem & Alma Mater | Malerie Takach & Morissa Cohen | Conducted by Band Student President George Simon

Introductions | Principal Dwight Carter

Commencement Address | Steve Resch, Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church

Recognition of Top 5%  & Student Hall of Fame | Principal Dwight Carter

Presentation of the Class of 2013 | GJPS Superintendent Francis Scruci

Acceptance of the Class | GJPS Board President Clarice Yoder

Presentation of Diplomas | Members of the GJPS Board of Education

Turning of the Tassels | Brooke Motsinger, GLHS Student Council President

Closing Remarks | Brandon Muschlitz, National Honor Society President; and Brooke Motsinger, GLHS Student Council President


We are like stars, we shall shine even after we are gone. — GLHS Class of 2013 Motto

About the Lincoln High School/Gahanna Community School Class of 2013

•  Colors: Cerulean & White | Flower: Blue Iris
•  Diplomas Awarded 592* (as of May 31, 2013)  | Honors: 117 students – 20%
•  Valedictorians: 35
•  National Merit Finalists Scholars: 2 | National Merit Commended Scholars: 3
•  Scholarship Dollars Awarded Thus Far: More than $12.5 million
•  Scheduled to immediately move onward to military service, or enroll with a two or four-year college or university: 73%

*Includes 25 seniors from the GCS  | An additional 13 GLHS/GCS seniors are scheduled to graduate later this summer |

For more information, contact the GJPS Office of Communications, or GLHS Assistant Principals: Art Prince at 614-479-1413 / or Ron Foltz at 614-479-1411 /

Gahanna Hearts and Global Minds |