SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — On June 1, the AGBU Alex & Marie Manoogian School here graduated its senior class, which received a total of $1.2 million in scholarships from universities.
AGBU President Berge Setrakian was the keynote speaker before an audience of 650 people.
Introducing Setrakian was the high school principal, Dr. Hosep Torossian, who began by saying that he was proud to have delivered on his promise of high-quality education to donors Richard Manoogian and Louise Manoogian Simone, who endowed the new high school building. “The first year we used the new building for our high school, we had our highest achieving senior class to date,” said Torossian. “We have provided excellent education in kind with this magnificent gift.”
The school principal welcomed Setrakian by explaining that his presence was a gift to the students, who were honored to have the AGBU president as their commencement speaker.