Making wise choices and the most of one’s time were reoccurring themes during Wapakoneta High School’s commencement on Saturday.
During the ceremony, 190 students met the necessary requirements to receive their diplomas, with 65 earning honors diplomas and 24 recognition as graduates of distinction.
BOTKINS — Smiles beamed amid a few tears and hugs as 48 students closed one chapter in their lives and are preparing for the future that lies ahead of them.
The class of 2012 at Botkins Local Schools celebrated their graduation on Sunday at the 102nd commencement ceremony.
WAYNESFIELD — Valedictorian Nathan Turner ordered a turning of the tassle, and with it 42 Waynesfield-Goshen High School senior completed a chapter of their lives and were announced the graduating class of 2012.
“I want you to look around and remember this moment, said Ivy Horn, another of three valedictorians. “Remember when we walked in in kindergarten and we were scared of the uncertainties — and now we leave with the same feeling.”