Orinda High School Graduates
Holden High graduating class of 2018 (L-R) Molly McArdel, David Werner, Gabriel Bedford, Sam Brady-Smith (January graduate) and Delaney Perez are looking forward to starting life after high school. McArdel will be taking a year off to gather some work experience, Werner also hopes to get a job before pursuing his goal of becoming a fire fighter, Bedford will attend Laney College before transferring to UC Santa Cruz, Brady-Smith plans a year in Europe before continuing his love of cooking at a culinary college and Perez will attend Diablo Valley College before transferring to California State University at Humbolt where she hopes to study nursing. Not pictured is January graduate Kayla Kitchen.
Orinda Academy graduating seniors celebrate with founder Ron Graydon who retires this year. (L-R) back row: Junhui Ye, Junjie Mo, Liyongxin Huang, Ruiqi Wang, Sishi Han, Yichao Yao, Zeyu Zou; (L-R) middle row: Chase E. Severson, Olivia Plevin-Mackay, Adam Sarfaty, Malayah Phelps, Ithemba Bell, Virginia Hsu Clark, Yusra Amina Khan, Olivia Gibbs, Humah Sultani; (L-R) front row: Stephen D. Earp, Benjamin Cape Christopher, Ian Williams, Matthew Hooker, Max Turner, Steven DeGalan; front and center: Ron Graydon, founder and head of school.