For the past few weeks, Stephen Decatur High School has been extremely fortunate to host live events and celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2021.
Members of the class of 2021 did not have the easiest of senior years. In the prime of their high school experience, the landscape of schooling changed. Still, our seniors learned new technology and learned to navigate on-line classrooms.
They forged new ways to serve and, perhaps most importantly, they learned how to adapt to change. On behalf of the Stephen Decatur High School faculty and staff as well as our entire community, let me say how proud we are of them.
Celebrating their successes in such spectacular ways would not have been possible without the support of our parents, students, faculty and staff, and community members.
Specifically, we would like to recognize and express our sincere appreciation to the following individuals and organizations whose enthusiasm, dedication, commitment, and selfless support truly made possible a Senior Awards Night, a Baccalaureate Service, a Boardwalk Procession, and a Commencement Ceremony.
Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan
Special Events Director for the Town of Ocean City Frank Miller
Ocean City Police Lt. Scott Harner
Ocean City Police Department
Ocean City Public Works Department
Bob Rothermel and crew from Team Productions
Worcester County Sgt. Robert Trautman
Worcester County Sheriff’s Department
Bill Baker, Jessica Martinez, and Power 101.7 Radio Station
Meeghan and Jake Robinson of The Seaboard
Chris Bunting and Ocean Aerial Ads
Coastal Community Church
Keller Williams Realty
Susan Jones of the Ocean City Hotel-Motel Restaurant Association
Ocean City Fire Department
Ocean City businesses and restaurants
School Resource Officer Kenny Reed
Technology Specialist for Worcester County Public Schools David Dodson
Stephen Decatur High School faculty and staff
Stephen Decatur High School After Prom Committee
Worcester County Public Schools administrative staff.
I am so honored to be a part of this amazingly supportive community. The Stephen Decatur High School graduating seniors are our students but they are the sons and daughters of our community.
Thank you again to everyone in our village who had a role in raising them and supporting them, and thank you to everyone who assisted us in celebrating their achievements!
Thomas Sites, Principal
Stephen Decatur High School