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Albuquerque Public Schools Graduation 2021

Going Into the Future but Remembering the Past

Graduation Ceremony Video

Graduation Details

Monday, May 10, 2021

Return here at the time and date of the ceremony to watch the live stream 

Commencement Program

  • Processional: Graduating Class of 2021
  • Welcome: Pamela Sandoval, MC
  • Student Speakers
    • Scott P. Ortiz-Moxley
    • Alyssa Maria Tamashiro
    • Dawnae Albert
    • Allison Sage Bell
    • Kameron F. Smith
  • Honoring our Graduates Multi-Media Presentation
  • Presentation of Diplomas: Lila Ramirez
  • Closing and Recessional

2021 Graduates

  • Jorge L. Aguirre
  • Dawnae Albert
  • Abel Alvidrez
  • Allison Sage Bell
  • Jessica Carrasco
  • Enrique A. Carillo
  • Antonieta Diaz
  • Jaspermarie V. Encinias
  • Duncan C. Fleming
  • Jennifer P. Gallegos-Mata
  • Elizabeth M. Garcia
  • Karina Hernandez
  • Raul Corey Lozoya
  • Scott P. Ortiz-Moxley
  • Guthrie Potter
  • Fred Robledo
  • Kameron F. Smith
  • Alyssa Maria Tamashiro
  • Riley D. Thorne
  • Johnathon Trainer
  • Reagan E. Vice

APS Dignitaries in Attendance

  • Barbara Petersen, APS District 4 Board of Education Member
  • Stephanie Fascitelli, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Special Education

A Special Thanks to all of our Community Partners!

  • 5 Guys Restaurant
  • Alamosa Community Center
  • Albertsons
  • APS Clothing Bank Erin Leue-Chavez
  • Bear Canyon Senior Center Ryan Espina
  • Chuck E. Cheese
  • CICIS Chris Dressler
  • Echo Food Bank Henry Hamilton
  • Flying Star Restaurant Mr. Jeremy Ruiz
  • Habitat for Humanity Re Store
  • I’d Eat That Kitchen Pam Adams
  • Kaseman Hospital Enrique Lujan
  • Mandy’s Farm Christopher Love
  • Manzano del Sol
  • Good Samaritan Society
  • Roadrunner Food Bank
  • Saver’s John Sapos
  • Smith’s
  • Top Golf Mr. Paul Tanner

Attending the Ceremony

  • Graduates will be limited to four (4) guests each*
  • Each guest will be required to have an admission wristband to enter the Nusenda Community Stadium or Albuquerque Civic Plaza (admission wristbands will be distributed to graduating seniors by each graduate's school)
  • Masks or cloth-face coverings are required by all attending or participating in the ceremony.

*If Bernillo County moves back into Yellow Level Restrictions, Graduates will be limited to two (2) guests each.

Viewing Alternatives 

Those unable to attend ceremonies will be provided with viewing options.  Ceremonies will be live-streamed along with being recorded and posted to the district's graduation webpage for future viewing.  Information for accessing live stream ceremonies and recordings of ceremonies is available on the district's graduation webpage.