Perkiomen School News

Perkiomen School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Perkiomen School announces it will hold its 147th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10 a.m. on the campus sward in Pennsburg, Pa.  The Class of 2022 is made up of 93 graduates from the United States and countries around the world.

Serving as Commencement Speaker is Assistant Head of School for Student Life Kevin Manferdini.  Earlier this year it was announced that the 2021-2022 school year will his final year of service at Perkiomen School.

“It is only fitting that Kevin Manferdini take the podium on graduation day,” says Devey. “Kevin has been a stalwart member of the Perkiomen School community for 40 years, and this will be his final commencement. He has been the guiding hand to support many students in reaching this milestone of graduation, and will be missed by students, colleagues, alumni and families.”

Logan Brassington, of Collegeville, Pa., has earned the honor of Valedictorian.  Brassington has the top academic standing in the Class of 2022, having taken 10 Advanced Placement courses, five honors courses, and earning Entrepreneurial and Artificial Intelligence Distinction. A student leader on campus who is active in student senate, diversity collaborative, and hosting the school’s podcast, Brassington has also earned 10 varsity letters. Brassington will attend the University of Pennsylvania.

Abirami Chinnakaruppan, of Macungie, Pa., has earned the distinction of Salutatorian. She has distinguished herself with excellent academic standing, taking four Advanced Placement classes and four Honors classes, and earning Entrepreneurial and Medical Distinction. Chinnakaruppan serves as Student Senate President and has earned four varsity letters. Chinnakaruppan will attend The University of Pittsburgh.

In addition to Commencement speakers, Devey announced the Baccalaureate Service speakers, who were nominated by the members of the Class of 2022. Science faculty member Casey Perlstein will deliver the faculty remarks and Viktoriia Sokolova, of Kyiv, Ukraine, will represent the graduating class. 

The Middle School Moving Up Ceremony, to be held on May 25, will feature eighth grade speakers Rufus Ville, of Fleetwood, Pa., and Jane Manion, of Hereford, Pa.


Assistant Head of School for Student Life Kevin Manferdini