East Clinton High School Class of ’22 graduates


The caps take flight.

The caps take flight.


High school Principal Michael Adams speaks to graduates before commencement.


The men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections.


Valedictorian Justin Arnold


Salutatorian Carah Anteck


The men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections, the men wearing gray caps and gowns, the women red caps and gowns.


Waiting in the wings for the bestowal of diplomas and walking across the stage.


Family and friends in the audience.


James Orchard gives the invocation.


Brody Fisher, right foreground, leads the pledge of allegiance.


Shane Lynch gives the benediction.


Keynote speaker Phillip Shori, an East Clinton High School teacher nominated by the graduates to be their keynote speaker.


East Clinton Local Schools Superintendent Eric Magee.


People gathered outdoors following commencement.


Graduates assemble prior to commencement.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Graduates perform the “turning of the tassel”.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Pictured is the processional as the graduates enter the gymnasium to begin the ceremony while “Pomp and Circumstance” is played by the East Clinton Wind Ensemble, which also performed the recessional at the end and “The Angels Call” during the event.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

LEES CREEK — Ninety-seven students graduated Saturday evening at the East Clinton High School Commencement.

The 2022 valedictorian is Justin Jeffrey Arnold, and salutatorian is Carah Love Anteck, both of whom spoke during the ceremony.

Other graduating seniors who had speaking parts on stage at the podium are: James Orchard with invocation, Brody Fisher led the pledge of allegiance, and Shane Lynch with the benediction.

The caps take flight.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_DSC_0309.jpgThe caps take flight.

High school Principal Michael Adams speaks to graduates before commencement.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_principal_c.jpgHigh school Principal Michael Adams speaks to graduates before commencement.

The men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_DSC_0268_c.jpgThe men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections.

Valedictorian Justin Arnold
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_3rd_stud_c.jpgValedictorian Justin Arnold

Salutatorian Carah Anteck
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_4th_student_c.jpgSalutatorian Carah Anteck

The men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections, the men wearing gray caps and gowns, the women red caps and gowns.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_DSC_0299c-2-.jpgThe men graduates and women graduates sit in their particular sections, the men wearing gray caps and gowns, the women red caps and gowns.

Waiting in the wings for the bestowal of diplomas and walking across the stage.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_DSC_0298_c-2-.jpgWaiting in the wings for the bestowal of diplomas and walking across the stage.

Family and friends in the audience.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_stands_c.jpgFamily and friends in the audience.

James Orchard gives the invocation.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_1st_student_c.jpgJames Orchard gives the invocation.

Brody Fisher, right foreground, leads the pledge of allegiance.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_2nd_student_c.jpgBrody Fisher, right foreground, leads the pledge of allegiance.

Shane Lynch gives the benediction.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_5th_student_c.jpgShane Lynch gives the benediction.

Keynote speaker Phillip Shori, an East Clinton High School teacher nominated by the graduates to be their keynote speaker.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_speaker_c.jpgKeynote speaker Phillip Shori, an East Clinton High School teacher nominated by the graduates to be their keynote speaker.

East Clinton Local Schools Superintendent Eric Magee.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_eric_c.jpgEast Clinton Local Schools Superintendent Eric Magee.

People gathered outdoors following commencement.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_DSC_0320_c.jpgPeople gathered outdoors following commencement.

Graduates assemble prior to commencement.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_twosome_2_c.jpgGraduates assemble prior to commencement. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Graduates perform the “turning of the tassel”.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_tassel_c.jpgGraduates perform the “turning of the tassel”. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Pictured is the processional as the graduates enter the gymnasium to begin the ceremony while “Pomp and Circumstance” is played by the East Clinton Wind Ensemble, which also performed the recessional at the end and “The Angels Call” during the event.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_processional_2_c.jpg Pictured is the processional as the graduates enter the gymnasium to begin the ceremony while “Pomp and Circumstance” is played by the East Clinton Wind Ensemble, which also performed the recessional at the end and “The Angels Call” during the event. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal