145th WHS commencement exercises


Wilmington City Schools Superintendent Melinda “Mindy” McCarty-Stewart, in the center foreground, gives a high-five prior to the graduating students processional.

Wilmington City Schools Superintendent Melinda “Mindy” McCarty-Stewart, in the center foreground, gives a high-five prior to the graduating students processional.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

Waiting in the wings of the Wilmington Middle School gymnasium prior to the 145th WHS commencement exercises are, in the foreground from left, class treasurer Ridgeden Beam and class vice president Parker Gunkel.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

After the faculty entrance comes the processional of the graduating seniors. The Wilmington High School Class of 2018 is comprised of 217 graduates.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The processional of the WHS graduating seniors continues.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The WHS Senior Choir, directed by David Beck, sang “I Found a Way” and “I’ll Be There For You”. In the right foreground is one of two sign-language interpreters for the deaf who took part in the commencement exercises. The interpreters are Trish and Kelly Hutchinson.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

Graduating WHS senior Dylan J. Beaugard, right foreground facing camera, greets his father Marty Beaugard, president of the board of education, who as a school board member was part of a line of school district officials who shake hands and congratulate the graduates right after they are presented their diploma.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The WHS processional of graduating students included, in the left background, one young man on crutches. He didn’t let that stop him.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

After graduating seniors walk in pairs for the processional, they remain standing next to their chairs as their classmates take their own walks down the aisle between the sets of chairs.


Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

Wilmington City Schools Superintendent Melinda “Mindy” McCarty-Stewart, in the center foreground, gives a high-five prior to the graduating students processional.

Waiting in the wings of the Wilmington Middle School gymnasium prior to the 145th WHS commencement exercises are, in the foreground from left, class treasurer Ridgeden Beam and class vice president Parker Gunkel.

After the faculty entrance comes the processional of the graduating seniors. The Wilmington High School Class of 2018 is comprised of 217 graduates.

The processional of the WHS graduating seniors continues.

The WHS Senior Choir, directed by David Beck, sang “I Found a Way” and “I’ll Be There For You”. In the right foreground is one of two sign-language interpreters for the deaf who took part in the commencement exercises. The interpreters are Trish and Kelly Hutchinson.

Graduating WHS senior Dylan J. Beaugard, right foreground facing camera, greets his father Marty Beaugard, president of the board of education, who as a school board member was part of a line of school district officials who shake hands and congratulate the graduates right after they are presented their diploma.

The WHS processional of graduating students included, in the left background, one young man on crutches. He didn’t let that stop him.

After graduating seniors walk in pairs for the processional, they remain standing next to their chairs as their classmates take their own walks down the aisle between the sets of chairs.

Wilmington City Schools Superintendent Melinda “Mindy” McCarty-Stewart, in the center foreground, gives a high-five prior to the graduating students processional.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_hi_five-2.jpgWilmington City Schools Superintendent Melinda “Mindy” McCarty-Stewart, in the center foreground, gives a high-five prior to the graduating students processional. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

Waiting in the wings of the Wilmington Middle School gymnasium prior to the 145th WHS commencement exercises are, in the foreground from left, class treasurer Ridgeden Beam and class vice president Parker Gunkel.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_waiting-2.jpgWaiting in the wings of the Wilmington Middle School gymnasium prior to the 145th WHS commencement exercises are, in the foreground from left, class treasurer Ridgeden Beam and class vice president Parker Gunkel. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

After the faculty entrance comes the processional of the graduating seniors. The Wilmington High School Class of 2018 is comprised of 217 graduates.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_two_ladies-2.jpgAfter the faculty entrance comes the processional of the graduating seniors. The Wilmington High School Class of 2018 is comprised of 217 graduates. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The processional of the WHS graduating seniors continues.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_twosome-3.jpgThe processional of the WHS graduating seniors continues. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The WHS Senior Choir, directed by David Beck, sang “I Found a Way” and “I’ll Be There For You”. In the right foreground is one of two sign-language interpreters for the deaf who took part in the commencement exercises. The interpreters are Trish and Kelly Hutchinson.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_choir-2.jpgThe WHS Senior Choir, directed by David Beck, sang “I Found a Way” and “I’ll Be There For You”. In the right foreground is one of two sign-language interpreters for the deaf who took part in the commencement exercises. The interpreters are Trish and Kelly Hutchinson. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

Graduating WHS senior Dylan J. Beaugard, right foreground facing camera, greets his father Marty Beaugard, president of the board of education, who as a school board member was part of a line of school district officials who shake hands and congratulate the graduates right after they are presented their diploma.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_beaugard-2.jpgGraduating WHS senior Dylan J. Beaugard, right foreground facing camera, greets his father Marty Beaugard, president of the board of education, who as a school board member was part of a line of school district officials who shake hands and congratulate the graduates right after they are presented their diploma. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

The WHS processional of graduating students included, in the left background, one young man on crutches. He didn’t let that stop him.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_backgd-2.jpgThe WHS processional of graduating students included, in the left background, one young man on crutches. He didn’t let that stop him. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

After graduating seniors walk in pairs for the processional, they remain standing next to their chairs as their classmates take their own walks down the aisle between the sets of chairs.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/05/web1_seth-2.jpgAfter graduating seniors walk in pairs for the processional, they remain standing next to their chairs as their classmates take their own walks down the aisle between the sets of chairs. Gary Huffenberger |f News Journal

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