Messages for the Class of 2020

Since 1848, the St. Anthony School community has provided inspiration and support. The Class of 2020 is experiencing a final semester unlike any other, which is why we’ve asked our SAS family to share words of encouragement, insight, cheer, congratulations and well wishes for our upcoming grads!

Messages from the community

“Aloha Class of 2020. I am proud of you and your accomplishments. You were fortunate to receive a Marianist education which enriched your Faith, strengthen your sense of community, and received a strong academic education. You will now start a new chapter of your life. Make it count. Continue to keep close to your family and keep God in your daily prayer. Aloha Pumehana”
Mrs. Patricia Rickard (Retired Principal of SAS)
Pukalani, HI

“Congratulations! Thank you all for making Grace a part of your Ohana during our year with you. Best wishes!”
The Jennings Family
Boulder, CO

“Congratulations to the 2020 graduating class of St. Anthony School. This Drive Thru graduation ceremony will be remembered for a long, long time, a story to be told in the years ahead. Have a great time! A big shoutout to my nephew Daniel Tongson, we are so proud of you!”
Cynthia Leones
Downey, CA

“Congratulations! You’ve accomplished so much, and this is only the beginning! Open yourself up to new experiences and ideas as you move on to college, trade school, or a career! We are proud of you.”
Audrey Wardach
Paia, HI

“You are always treasured here. This is your home. It will always be your home. Let your light that is Christ’s light, shine brightly for the world to see.

Congratulations for your accomplishment amidst unfathomable unprecedented circumstances! We’re so very proud of you! We’ll be here to cheer you on and remind you how cherished you truly are.”
Kiana Cornell
Wailuku, HI

“Aloha, “Class of 2020”. Does this mean your sight/vision is perfect? I think it is. In life, be sure to stop and smell the roses while you reminisce about your SAS days. I bid all of you “Congratulations!” “Seek Peace and Prosper” (Dinotopia)

Mahalo, for all of your dedication to your future. 🤣 laugh daily, 🎂 celebrate your accomplishments, and 🍄 remember your Prom! From the Chronicles of E. Mendoza (All of you are in my memory banks).”
Ernest Mendoza
Wailuku, HI

“I offer you my favorite quote:
‘Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power, and Magic in it.’ -Goethe

Dream big! With love, Mrs. Warren, Tech Coordinator, SAS”
Diana Warren
Wailuku, HI

“CONGRATS CLASS OF 2020!! You did this!! I hope you are all very proud of yourselves because you definitely should be. You have an ocean of people cheering for you and your future endeavors. I know this is a weird time, but don’t let it diminish all your hard work- you fought for this moment so live it up!”
Jillian Strong (class of 2012)
Redlands, CA

“Congratulations SAS Class of 2020! Follow your dreams, keep in touch, do what you love, share the Aloha Spirit, and hug your parents.”
Nathanial Mickelson
Wailuku, HI

“congrats everyone for all your hard work and dedication to making it this far. You guys pushed your selfes to the end and even tho it wasn’t easy you guys did it! I wish you all the best in college and in future life.”
Calvin Johnson
Wailuku, HI

“Aloha Graduates! Congratulations grad! You made it. Although this is not the graduation you dreamed of, think about this, you are now a statistic! So congrats, also, on becoming a statistic. The world will forever be talking about you! Yours is truly a one-of-a-kind graduation and future generations will love hearing your story. So, go ahead, take off your mask and cheer! You have so much to be proud of and so much to celebrate. Aloha.”
Tammy (Duarte) Fukagawa (class of 1982)
Kahului, HI

“To the class of 2020, Congratulations to each and everyone of you. It is unfortunate that you will not share this memorable event with each other. Remember and cherish your classmates as they will remain your friends for life. Friends and family will always support you through the tough times in your life. Always “Do your best”. Aloha and good luck.”
Jerry Sera (alum)
Salinas, HI

“Class of 2020, You will be missed on campus. Best wishes for the rest of your adventures!”
Mihriban Walker
Wailuku, HI

“It has been a pleasure getting to know each if you. Thank you for being you! Best of luck in all your future endeavors. I know you are all bound for great success.”
Sara Q. Smitherman (alum)
Kula, HI

“Congratulations to the Class of 2020 and asking Almighty God to Bless all of you, surrounding you, as always, with His grace, mercy and love. Aloha nui”
John A H Tomoso+ (class of 1971)
Kahului, HI

“Aloha, Class of 2020! What a year you have had; one that you will probably never forget. I am excited for your accomplishments, but even more excited for what you will contribute in your respective futures, regardless of where your passion may take you. I will promise you one thing—no matter what you do and no matter where you go, the years that will go by will only give you a deeper appreciation for St. Anthony High School. Your friends, teachers and family will always fill your heart with wonderful memories, lasting respect and appreciation. Don’t let go of those feelings! You will be continually amazed as how they will carry you through your life experiences. Best of luck and congratulations to all of you!!”
Russell Amaral (alum)
Scottsdale, AZ

“Ho’omaika’i class of 2020. Remember in chaos there is opportunity – Imua a loa’a ka lei o ka lanakila – forward onto victory!”
Lui Hokoana (alum)
Kula, HI

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

With fond memories and aloha, Mrs R”
Mary Rodriguez
Kihei, HI

“Congrats to all of you for your hard work and your service to the community. May your future continue to be an amazing journey and you have great success in life. You will always be remembered as a special class. Special Mahalo from a Board Member.”
Gary Passon
Kihei, HI

“Congrats St. Anthony School class of 2020! You will be forever the class that was agile, conquered and prospered in these difficult times. Good luck, may your future be bright, brilliant and fun. Enjoy this next chapter, Trojans!”
Ashley Takitani Leahey
Wailuku, HI

“Congratulations and Best Wishes Seniors! Please keep in touch, you will be missed! Señor”
Jim Reynolds
Wailuku, HI

“Wishing you the best in your future endeavors! Thank you for being a great example to all of us. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for all of you!”
Current student
Wailuku, HI

Desmond Cravahlo (alum)
Wailuku, HI

“Congratulations, Class of 2020! Adversity only makes you stronger. You all are well prepared to enter the next phase of your life. Aloha! Kumu Adams, 5th grade.”
Kapu Adams
Wailuku, HI

“I am so blessed to have been able to teach all of you for four years. You have also taught me and enriched my life! I know all of you will go far and do great things in your lives. Be blessed, go with God, and don’t forget the things you have learned at SAS.”
Anita Dunn
Kahului, HI

“So proud of the 2020 Graduating Class, persevering through a difficult and unpredictable time and coming out on TOP! Keep in touch, amazing SAS Graduates and remember your alma mater. We’re ohana forever, love to you all!”
Charlene Schulenburg (class of ’79)
Kihei, HI

“You are all AMAZING! I am looking forward to see how you will change the world in both small and BIG ways! Blessings Class of 2020! You are loved!”
Cynthia Lallo
Wailuku, HI

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"I’m thankful for the sense of community and cultural blending that was part of St. Anthony. Only after going to the mainland, did I appreciate how fortunate I was to have grown up in this setting."

Class of 1968

Jeanne Unemori Skog

MEDB, President & CEO


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