He challenged graduates to go out in the world and do good, be civic and socially minded, and reach for the stars.
"And seniors, please don't change who you are, because you are perfect as is," he said.
Valedictorian Ethan Doherty told his classmates not to forget their high school years and to think big because good things will happen.
"Great moments are born from great opportunities," he said. "That's what you have earned here tonight, one incredible future."
Class of 2013 officers presented the annual class gift to the school. This year the gift is a student/picnic area near the school's playing fields.