BC: Created with love by Grandma & Grandpa..Love you forever...
FC: Tyler's Senior Year 2012 - 2013
1: And now after a lot of hard work you are graduating from Elyria Catholic High School on May 24, 2013... | First Day of Kindergarten and Graduation Day | ..You started out in Kindergarten Village in August 2000. Then you attended St. Judes for grades 1-6 and for junior high grades 7 & 8 at Midview Middle School. On August 21, 2009 you attended orientation at Elyria Catholic to start your high school years.
2: You had a blast at the football games in the student section... | not only cheering the football team, but your brother too.
3: EC vs. Elyria | ...BFF Cory Strasco and you... | It was a "White Out" for the Elyria game... | and you helped by painting John Stursa. | "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS"
4: ...Ridgeville game was "Pink Out" Night in memory of Breast Cancer... | ...Vermilion was "Black Out" and Homecoming game; and Lakewood was "Senior Night" for Fall Sports and "Costume Night"... | ...Senior Night for Fall Sports...
5: School Spirit | ...Homecoming Game... | ...Midview was Neon Night..
6: Boys 2013 Golf Team | This is your 2nd year on the Varsity Golf Team. You received an award for having the best average on the team.
7: Elyria Catholic | Homecoming Court 2012
8: Homecoming Pep Rally October 5, 2012 Everybody is so proud of you being selected to the Homecoming Court. Riley and Lauren escorted you at the Pep Rally where the King and Queen were announced.
9: Friendship Week is celebrated the week | before Home- coming Weekend. | With best friends Becca Pronesti and Jacob Moore. | Mamaw even came to the Pep Rally and then we all went to Wolfey's. | Photo shoot with Danny Whitaker, Jacob Moore and Nick Kaszar.
10: You went to the Homecoming Dance with a group of friends, but asked Kit O'Shaunessy to be your date. Before the dance you went to have dinner at The Charleston Coffee House in Lorain hosted by Mrs. Gerace and Mrs. O'Shaunessy. The Dance was held at Elyria Catholic High School gym. | Homecoming Dance Saturday, October 6, 2012
11: Having fun with your buddies before and during the Homecoming Dance...
12: 2012-2013 Elyria Catholic Basketball Team Team Record Wins - 13 Losses - 12
13: PANTHERS 2012-2013 Seniors Danny Whitacre, Tyler Riddell, John Stursa, Cory Strasko, Xavier Bennett | ...Six foot senior, from St. Judes, #24, Tyler Riddell... | Is that a foul??? | ...Your Dad's dream came true..Both of his boys playing varsity...
14: ...Hard work and dedication produced a lot of good memories... | ...Basketball is MY Game...
15: The student section supported the team each week by dressing up in different themes that were announced the morning of the game. | Conner and Angelo lead the team to a workout before each game. | ...Waiting to play... | ...Up for another 3 pointer... | #24
16: Senior Night | EC vs Bay Friday, February 22, 2013 Lost 64-55 | ...It was a great night, even though we lost the game. Your family was there to cheer you on including your Great Grandma Fran and Great Grandma Taylor... | Your emotions showed that you realized this was the end of your senior year, but it's also the beginning of a new chapter. | ...Your favorite towel seemed to be the only one in the gym... | ...Lauren got to cheer during half time of the varsity game...
17: All-Star Game Sunday, March 24, 2013 Before the game they had the 3 point contest which you participated in and then the slam dunk contest. You were on the East Team and scored 12 points. Final Score: West - 113 East - 106
18: Accomplishments EC Offensive MVP Player All Lorain County 1st Team Division III West Shore Conference 2nd Team District-Area Special Mention-Div III 2013 All Star Team Gene Legeza Classic
19: Basketball Banquet March 25, 2013 | The Banquet was held at Knights of Columbus in Elyria. | It's a great honor to be awarded the Offensive M.V.P. | Landyn Gerace was your senior cheerleader for the year. | One "Proud Dad"
20: To everyone's surprise you made the cover of the "PANTHER PROWL" taken in your Robotics class and your picture and article about you receiving the Scott Holland Scholarship Award in your Junior Year was inside.
21: And a model for your senior pictures... | You were in the Morning Announcements at school... | Then on Friday night's "Sports Extra" on Channel 8 TV... | You always seemed to be popping up in different places...
22: Senior Prom Saturday, May 11, 2013 German-American Culture Center | You asked Lauren Wisnor to the Prom. You have been friends for 12 years. Your group met for pre-prom pictures at The Landings in Lorain. A little chilly for the girls. After-Prom was held at EC from midnight til 4 a.m.
23: Not only were you going to the prom, but so was Conner and Riley. Of course, the whole family had to come to take pictures of you and them. Dad lent you his 2009 Sonata to use for the night.
24: Baccalaureate Mass was held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Coliseum. Bishop Roger Gries presided over the mass. Emotions started when you gave Lori the rose. Awards ceremony was held immediately following the mass. | Baccalaureate
26: ...Entering Commencement Exercises... | ...Principal Amy Butler gave you your diploma.... | I'm finally here. Can't wait to get the diploma in my hands... | Up, Up, and Away... | Commencement Exercises
27: GOOD LUCK TY!!! WE ALL LOVE YOU!!!