Mid-Pen's 42nd Annual Commencement Ceremonies

The 34 members of Mid-Pen's Class of 2022 graduated in an outdoor ceremony on Saturday, May 28. Watch the ceremony and other tributes to the graduates below. 

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A Message from the Head of School

Head of School Karen Eshoo shares a message of gratitude with the Class of 2022.

Give a shout-out to the Class of 2022.

Post a congratulatory note or video on our virtual message board, or just read the messages from parents, teachers, alumni, and friends. All send their best wishes to the members of this year's graduating class.

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Class of 2022 Through the Years

Watch our seniors as they grow up in front of your eyes. (And break out the tissue!)

Alumni Speaker
Erin Whittaker '93

Photo of alumnus Erin Whittaker, Class of 1993

Mid-Pen's alum Erin Whittaker '93 will be the alumni speaker at this year's graduation ceremony. After transferring from a much larger public high school in the fall of his freshman year, Erin says Mid-Pen allowed him to learn in his own way.  "Back then, schools didn't understand learning difficulties as much. I appreciate that Mid-Pen allowed me to learn the way I needed to learn. Mid-Pen just let me figure stuff out."

Erin’s dream had always been a career in sports broadcasting. The day after his high school graduation, he began an internship at KRON Channel 4 in San Francisco, where he worked all through college, eventually becoming a producer for Sports Final, the station’s weekly Sunday night sports roundup. He attended DeAnza College, then San Jose State, where he received his degree in Radio/TV/Film with a minor in Drama Directing.

Erin left the network in 2005 to start his own production company, with a focus on reality-based sports, travel, and food shows. In his spare time, he has volunteered as the head coach of Mid-Pen's boys basketball team since 2016.

To the Class of 2023

With perspective gained from four years of high school, members of the Class of 2022 shared their hard-earned wisdom with members of the Class of 2023, as they prepared to take on the mantle of Mid-Pen's student leaders. Take heed; theirs is valuable advice for student and adult alike!

College Acceptances

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 on their acceptance to 100 colleges and universities all around the country!