In a moving ceremony, the Crossroads Arts and Science Early College celebrated the remarkable achievements of its Class of 2024. 

Ashley Carroll, a distinguished 2024 graduate with Summa Cum Laude honors, introduced esteemed guests, recognized Crossroads faculty members, and honored the Junior Marshals.

Lauren Nicole Hoyle, also graduating Summa Cum Laude, extended a warm welcome and expressed gratitude to the audience of over 200 individuals for their unwavering support throughout the graduates’ academic journey.

Jocelyn Mills, another Summa Cum Laude graduate, delivered an inspiring message, urging her fellow graduates to persevere. “You will always end up exactly where you need to be,” she said.

The ceremony was enriched by a powerful rendition of “I Believe” by Sortori Summers Moser.

Ruth Dakota Ramirez-Hernandez, graduating Summa Cum Laude, encouraged her peers to reflect on their journey, reminding them of their initial experiences stepping into high school and Mitchell Community College, emphasizing the importance of curiosity and resilience.

Mrs. Annalise Walker, also graduating Summa Cum Laude, introduced Principal Alicia Eller, who presented diplomas to the graduates. Mike Williams announced the names of the 57 graduates.

In her address, Eller highlighted the exceptional accomplishments of the graduating class, including a 72 percent honor rate, 89 percent on track to earn an associate degree, and scholarship awards totaling over $3.2 million. She praised the students’ dedication to the rigorous program, marking the 9th consecutive year of maintaining a 100 percent high school graduation rate.

The ceremony concluded with a heartfelt farewell from Allison Brooke Miller, Summa Cum Laude graduate, leaving her classmates with a sense of pride as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.