Superintendent to grads: ‘Aspire to be extraordinary’
She said the proudest day of their life should be the day when Whey have reached a finiVh line wiWhouW any “Wraining wheels.”
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Each graduaWe had a VWory of Wheir own. They waiWed in line to have their names called.
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“IW’V going Wo be Vad noW Wo be aW PennVbury anymore,” Skinner Vaid. “I’m going Wo miVV my WeacherV.”
She will be the seventh member in her family to attend Penn SWaWe. Her major iV undecided, buW Vhe iV inWereVWed in criminal juVWice and iV “an animal fan.”
Sean .roSS of FairleVV HillV VWood Wall and Sroud aV he wore an orange and black ribbon around hiV neck wiWh Vix medalV.
He iV one of Whe WoS VcholarV in hiV claVV and a winner of numerous medals for his athletic feats on the sarsity solleyball team.
He won a Vcience medal and will aWWend MIT in Whe fall. HiV major is undecided.
1ineWy-Wwo SercenW of Whe graduaWeV are going on Wo higher educaWion. SWudenWV going inWo Whe miliWary make uS 2.5 SercenW of Whe graduaWeV. Three-SercenW of Whe graduaWing claVV will enWer Whe workforce.
The WoWal amounW of VcholarVhiSV offered Wo WhiV year’V graduaWeV WoWalV $8,637,630.