LEAP­ING INTO THE FU­TURE

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Grad­u­ates take fly­ing leaps into the Dell at The Hill School fol­low­ing the grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mony May 26. For more pho­tos from the Hill School’s grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mony,

POTTSTOWN » The Hill School’s class of 2018 of­fi­cially said good­bye May 26 as stu­dents shook hands and walked across the stage, diploma in tow.

The Hill School pre­sented diplo­mas to 148 grad­u­ates at the school’s 167th an­nual com­mence­ment cer­e­mony. Un­der a tent on the school’s field, stu­dents ea­gerly awaited the mo­ment they had been look­ing for­ward to for four years as they said their good­byes and looked for­ward to the fu­ture.

Retiring Hill School teacher James Reif­s­ny­der spoke to stu­dents about im­por­tant life lessons and what his time at The Hill School has meant to him just be­fore awards were given and diplo­mas were dis­trib­uted.

As is tra­di­tion, stu­dents changed into their alumni T-shirts and took a leap into the Dell in cel­e­bra­tion fol­low­ing the cer­e­mony.

MAR­IAN DEN­NIS — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

PHO­TOS BY MAR­IAN DEN­NIS – DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

The Hill School Class of 2018 cel­e­brated with a dip in the Dell fol­low­ing com­mence­ment.

Each grad­u­ate at The Hill School placed a spe­cial dol­lar coin into a col­lec­tion box at the end of the stage af­ter re­ceiv­ing their diploma so that a do­na­tion could be made to the alumni fund from each grad­u­at­ing stu­dent.

Grad­u­ates sang The Hill School Fight Song as they cel­e­brated in the Dell fol­low­ing the com­mence­ment for the Class of 2018.

Hold­ing their diplo­mas and flash­ing smiles, grad­u­ates of The Hill School Class of 2018 were ready and ea­ger to change into their alumni T-shirts and take the tra­di­tional jump in the Dell fol­low­ing the cer­e­mony.

A few grad­u­ates at May 26’s Hill School com­mence­ment were given their diploma by family mem­bers on the fac­ulty.

Grad­u­ates of The Hill School’s Class of 2018 ap­plaud their teach­ers for their work in help­ing them get to this mo­ment. Com­mence­ment ex­er­cises were held on Satur­day, May 26.

Stu­dents strut­ted across the stage with their diplo­mas as they cel­e­brated be­ing part of The Hill School’s Class of 2018.

Stu­dents at The Hill School were all smiles as they walked off the stage with their diplo­mas.

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