FASD — 2001 Alumni Archives

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[Reflector 2001] [Reflector]
The 2001 Reflector — 98th Commencement Edition, Volume LXXXV


Farrell High School— Class of 2001

[Seniors-1] [Seniors-1]

Amanda Allan
Tiffany Atwood
Brian Austin
Kertyssa Austin
Kyshia Austin

Julius Boatwright—Secretary
Justina Boatwright

Donna Brandt
Frederick Brown
James Brown
Jennifer Brown
Yolanda Bruce
Kristine Burkes

Daniel Carr
Natasha Claiborne
Demetrius Coats

Ebony Davis
Kennard Davis
Blaine Duffee
Rhoshunda Dunbar

Candice Ellebie
Doran Ellebie
Roland Evans

John Farkas
Melissa Felix
Tessie Fenner
Wenci Ford

Cheresa Gardlock
Christina Gardner
Shannon Graham
Magnolia Green
John Gregory
Jason Guerino
Paul Hammond

Flora Harris —Treasurer

Leon Harrison— Vice-President

Latreece Hilly
Marlon Howard
Ludora Jackson
Kia Jacoway
Fontella Jones

Laura Kahl
Jada Keller
Vanessa Kucik

Marcellino Manilla
Sheena Matthews
Chrystal McCartney

Timothy O'Connell— Historian

Anthony Parks
Trudy Pavlik
Colleen Peagler
Justine Pendel
Lavina Pettiford
Daniel Popeski

Mark Rupnik

Jessica Saunders

Ebony Savage—President

Danial Shebeck

Darrell Smith II
Ariel Stevenson

Michael Tennant
Derrick Thomas
Tiemeyer Thomas
Lekeisha Whitman
Taneesha Williams



[Ted Pedas and seniors]

June 2001
Dear FHS 2001 Graduate,

Congratulations on your success. As you journey through life, I hope you often reflect on the thoughts Max Ehrmann expressed in “Desiderata” seventy four years ago. These words are timeless and well worth reflection.

The U.S. $2.00 monetary bill is considered a good luck token and I wish you the very best in the years to come.

As you travel through life, please don't forget us back here. We can always stay connected through our school's home page. Farrell Area School District

Ted Pedas
FHS '56



Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace
there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly,
and listen to others, even the dull
and ignorant, they, too, have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.

If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain and bitter,
for always there will be greater
and lesser persons than yourself.

Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.
Keep interested in your own career,
however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.

Exercise caution in your business affairs,
for the world is full of trickery.
But let this not blind you to what
virtue there is; many persons strive
for high ideals; and everywhere life
is full of heroism.

Be yourself, especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of aridity and disenchantment
it is perennial as the grass.

Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit to shield
you in sudden misfortune. But do not
distress yourself with imaginings. Many fears
are born of fatigue and loneliness.

Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the universe,
no less than the trees and the stars;
you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe
is unfolding as it should.

Therefore be at peace with God,
whatever you conceive him to be,
and whatever your labors and
aspirations, in the noisy confusion
of life, keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham,
drudgery and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be careful. Strive to be happy.

Max Ehrmann

[Graduation Rehearsal]


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