Columbine High School | Columbine Class of 2002
Columbine High School's Graduating class of 2002
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The Class of 2002 was the last class of students to graduate from Columbine High who were at the school when the shootings occurred on April 20, 1999. Despite the tragedy, these individuals soldiered through, returning to their school to complete their education and get their high school diplomas. It wasn't an easy road to recovery, but these brave individuals made it.

Victim Dan Rohrbough should have been among those who graduated. He is listed on Columbine's alumni website as a member of the graduating class.

Steve Curnow, another victim killed during the shooting, should have graduated in 2003. He is also listed as an alumnus.

The following photos are of Columbine's graduating Class of 2002.

Jamie Conwell, Columbine senior of the '02 class, hangs out with friends.

Senior class of Columbine High School - 2002 Lauren Maestas, Jamie Conwell, Alexandra Goldberg, Eric Long, Stephanie Salmon, and Lauren Beyer pose on Rebel Hill - members of the Class of 2002.

Craig Scott, of Columbine's 2002 graduating class (and victim Rachel Scott's younger brother), decorates his girlfriend's room to ask her to prom, with the help of friends.

Craig was in the library during the shootings of 1999. He was hiding with his friends Isaiah Shoels and Matt Kechter, who were both shot and killed. After losing his sister and two of his closest friends, Craig went on to become a public speaker about school violence.

Craig Scott and Alex Goldberg dance at the Seniors' Ball of 2002.

Principal Frank DeAngelis attends the 2002 Seniors' Ball as well. Mr. DeAngelis was the principal of the high school during the shootings, and remained principal until 2015 when he retired. As of 2024 (25 years later), he is still heavily involved with Columbine.

Brian Bay, a student in the 2002 graduating class and friend of victim Steve Curnow, is hard at work.

Becky Kwernland and Liz Nowlan with graduating class Closest to the camera are Becky Kwernland and Liz Nowlan, along with the rest of the graduating class of 2002.