McDade holds baccalaureate service for first graduating class Posted in: Lifestyle On Thursday, May 16, the McDade High School Class of 2019 were honored with a baccalaureate service. The service was hosted by Faith Lutheran Church in McDade, with Reverend Mark Nygard conducting the service. Various speakers from the school district staff including Gina Sanders, principal Frances Williams, Amanda Hankemeier and Superintendent Barbara Marchbanks read scriptures and encouraged the seniors on the future that is in their hands. Seniors witnessed music provided by Laurey Wolf, Clint Nygard and the McDade High School Choir and Instrumental groups, led by McDade Band Director James Baker. These seven seniors are the first graduates from McDade High ...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!