University School of Milwaukee’s Class of 2019 Lifers celebrated their upcoming graduation with a special brunch on the morning of Wednesday, May 15 in the alumni room.
Lifers are characterized as graduating students who have attended USM since at least 1st grade, and include the following 36 members of the Class of 2019:
Ayorkor Aryeetey, Ava Bobbs, Kristen Chou, Matthew Cooper, Jonah DeToro, Matias Dermond, Spencer Endres, Lexie Epperson, Michaela Fritz, Jack Glusman, Tripp Grebe, Grace Hayden, Holly Hayden, Branden Hicks-Becker, Elsa Hinke, Ana Karademas, Ishan Kuttickat, Grace Leverett, Sam Mackey, Elizabeth McGee, David Mock, Brodie Mutschler, Ellie Norman, Sheilla Nourzad, Grace Petzold, Caeden Polster, Kathleen Radke, Kelly Anne Schroeder, Margo Schulz, Victor Simanonok, Trevor Smith, Meg Stewart, Flynn Vertz, Ashley Vogel, Joey Wells, and Megan Winters.
Following brunch, the students climbed to the top of the iconic USM tower, where they each signed their names on the walls alongside students from other recent classes—a tradition reserved for lifers.
USM seniors will celebrate Commencement 2019 on Saturday, May 18. A live stream of the event will be available at www.usmk12.org/livestream
starting at 1 p.m.