Education Photo gallery: Meadowdale High School Class of 2017 commencement Jun 16, 2017 697 0 1 of 14 An estimated 3,000 people gathered in the stadium waiting for the graduates. Meadowdale High School's combined bands, directed by David Hawke, played prior to the start of the ceremony. Principal Kevin Allen leads the staff to the stage. Students look for family and friends before they take their seats. Alison Ersfeld addressing the audience as the faculty speaker. Valedictorian Brooke Hoppe Valedictorian Zach Plummer Valedictorian Andrew Wei Class speaker Liam Ball Class speaker Kaia Heffernan Meadowdale's combined choirs and orchestras directed by Jeff Horenstein and Nathan Rengstorf Drew Tingstad was one of more than 350 students to receive his diploma from MHS Principal Kevin Allen, as School Board Member Carin Chase looks on. Graduates toss their caps into the air.