Creek grads to leave ‘well-prepared’

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Accomplished, educated and energized, this year’s senior class at Cherry Cheek High School will leave with an impressive list of achievements.

“The 2012-13 school year was full of learning, growing, excitement and accomplishment,” said Principal Ryan Silva in the Home Herald, a regular letter he writes to the district. “Our test scores indicate that our students are learning and will leave us well-prepared for college.”

According to the school, this year’s departing Bruins have also raised the bar for future students, amassing 15 National Merit Scholars, a Black National Achievement Scholar, four National Hispanic Recognition Scholars, a Boettcher Scholar, a Daniels Fund Scholar and more than 500 Advanced Placement Scholars.

Creek students also excelled in athletics while maintaining academic standards.

“I am pleased that the students have shown they are capable of leading and connecting our community members of all ages to the school,” Silva added. “Most importantly, Cherry Creek students have proven to be strong citizens who care about each other and their school. I am proud to be a part of the Bruin family.”

CCHS the oldest of six high schools in the Cherry Creek School District. It is one of the largest high schools in the Denver metro area, with an 80-acre campus and more than 3,700 students.

Cherry Creek High School 2013 graduation

Commencement time, date and location: May 22, 8 a.m., Stutler Bowl Stadium, 9300 E. Union Ave., Greenwood Village

Enrollment: 3,400

Graduating class: 825

Mascot: Bruins

Class officers: President, Parker Danneberg; Vice President, Jana Berkowitz; Secretary, Estaban Fajardo; Treasurer, Megan Iritani

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