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Amsterdam High School graduates whoop it up after receiving their diplomas on Saturday morning.

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Amsterdam Valedictorian Lukas Brower gives his speech during the Amsterdam High School commencement ceremony on Saturday morning.

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Amsterdam Salutatorian Benjamin Patrick gives his speech during the Amsterdam High School commencement ceremony on Saturday morning.

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Guest Speaker Deborah Slezak addresses the crowd during the Amsterdam High School commencement ceremony on Saturday morning.

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Amsterdam High graduates celebrate

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - Updated: 4:08 AM

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM — On Saturday, friends and family of the Amsterdam High School class of 2013 gathered in the high school gymnasium for this year's commencement exercises.

This year's valedictorian was Lukas Brower, who will attend Princeton University and major in computer science.

The salutatorian was Benjamin Patrick, who will attend Union College and major in biochemistry and foreign language.

The featured speaker was local attorney Deborah Slezak, a 1985 graduate of Amsterdam High. She is currently a principal at Cioffi-Slezak-Wildgrube P.C. in Niskayuna, a 100 percent woman-owned and operated mid-sized law firm.

Other speakers included Amsterdam High School Principal David Ziskin, state Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D- Rotterdam.

Dave Wojeski / For The Recorder Angel Rivera-Ortiz accepts his diploma from Board of Education President Nellie Bush during their 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday morning.

     

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