Delone Catholic Plans 83rd Commencement; Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Delone Catholic High School plans the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2023 for Friday, May 19, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. on J.T. Flaherty Field. Superintendent of Schools and Secretary of Education for the Diocese of Harrisburg, Mr. Daniel Breen, will confer the diplomas. 
A Senior Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2023 at 9:15 a.m. in the Lawrence B. (Sonny) Sheppard, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium, with several guests on hand to present scholarships and awards. 
Members of the Class of 2023 and their families will gather for a Baccalaureate Mass on Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hanover, Pa.
The Class of 2023 Valedictorian is Lily Ann Shriner, daughter of Eric ‘96 and Michelle Shriner of Gettysburg. Lily has held many leadership roles during her high school career, including Executive Student Council Treasurer, National Honor Society Treasurer,  Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica Vice President, Tri-M Music Honor Society Vice President, and Interact Club Co-President. She was also a member of the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society. She was a member of the Marching Band, Concert Band, and County Band. Lily has been accepted to Pennsylvania State University Park, George Mason University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Virginia Tech University, and North Carolina State University. She plans on attending Virginia Tech University and majoring in Environmental Data Science. She hopes to become an environmental researcher traveling the world.
The Class of 2023 Salutatorian is Arielle Kate Snyder, daughter of David and Stephanie Snyder of Hanover. She is the Executive President of the Student Council and the Co-President of the Interact Club. In addition, Arielle was inducted into membership in the National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, and the Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society. She was also a member of the girls’ volleyball and basketball programs. Arielle has been accepted to York College of Pennsylvania and Shippensburg University. She plans on attending Shippensburg University with an interest in forensic science and has enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard.