A total of 89 students were promoted in the May 25, 2012 ceremony at Union Middle School in Dysart.
Carter Hennessy, president of the student council, welcomed the guests and students to the ceremony. Mr. Albertsen presented the following students the President's Education Awards: Bailey Bruce, Kaila Brustkern, Ryan Connolly, Katie Freeland, Mitchell Hanson, Jon Hellman, Jadin Hennings Charles Kronschnabel, Trevor Krug, Weston Krug, Ali McLaren, Cole Moody, Aubi Mossman, Will Reiter, Wyatt Samuelson, Zane Seuser, Caleb Wandschneider, and Morgan West.
Nick McQuilkin, Nicole Lowe, Mitchell Hanson, Kassie Hennings, Morgan West, and Weston Krug gave speeches. The 8th grade chorus then sang "Smiles".
Mr. Albertsen presented the following students earning 100 volunteer hours with a silver cord: Katie Freeland, Houston Freemon, Mitchell Hanson, Jadin Hennings, Mady Hill Charles Kronschnabel, Trevor Krug, Weston Krug, Nicole Lowe, Timmy McFarland, Cole Moody, Wyatt Samuelson, Bryon Sells, Matt Vogeler, Morgan West, Dana Wigg.
Mr. Barber's PAL class honored him on his retirement, giving 36 years of service to teaching.