DeMatha’s 75th anniversary, and pandemic, marked eventful school experience for two seniors

Keyvar Smith-Herold of the class of 2022 at DeMatha Catholic High School smiled as he explained the inspiration for his name, noting that his father Vincent Smith works as a locksmith.

“That’s why ‘Key’ is in our names,” he said, shedding light on the origin of his first name and that of his twin sister, Keydra, and also their older brother Keyden, a 2018 DeMatha graduate.

Smith-Herold was interviewed on the campus of the Hyattsville, Maryland Catholic high school for young men on the same morning as a fellow graduating senior there, Thomas Krukar.

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