Hats off to new McDade ISD graduates Posted in: NewsLifestyle Seniors at McDade High School closed out their high school careers with their graduation ceremony on Friday evening, May 28. The commencement included a processional from the McDade High School Band, an opening by Berenice Palacios, pledges by Demi Carter and Heriberto Sanchez-Pena, a welcome from McDade ISD Superintendent Barbara Marchbanks, addresses from salutatorian Arianna Villanueva and valedictorian Nicole Hernandez, presentation of awards by director of secondary education Gina Sanders, a commencement address by former Bastrop County judge Ronnie McDonald, the presentation of the Class of 2021 by assistant superintendent Heather Stidham, the certification of seniors by Marchbanks, the presentation ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!