[Posted on Jun 21, 2017 | 274 views]
Mathews High School graduates are all smiles at the end of Saturday afternoon’s graduation ceremony. Among the graduates are, from left, Kathryn Bray, Josey Bauby, Keely Crittenden, Jesse Adams and Demetrio Alonso. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Mathews High School soon-to-be graduates Alex Wade (front), Taylor Libassi, Noah Ethington and Edwin Hudgins, from left, look over photos they took of each other as they wait for the graduation ceremony to begin. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The future’s so bright ... Caleb Johnson, center, wears a pair of shades as the seniors gathered before the graduation ceremony in the Mathews High School cafeteria. Also pictured are Brad Taylor, at left, and Tyler Riley. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Lazarus award recipient Lizzie Stokes gives MHS principal Dr. Toni Childress a hug after receiving the award in photo at left. At right, school board chairman Linda Hodges congratulates graduate Mickenzie Sadler. Photo by Charlie Koenig
MHS principal Dr. Toni Childress hands out diplomas to Jalen Thomas, at left, and Eduardo Tello Frias, at right. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Mathews High School teacher Diana Brown poses with graduate Stuart Anderson Jr. at the conclusion of Saturday’s ceremony, as graduates and family members piled into the MHS gymnasium. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Many of the graduates adorned their caps with artwork and slogans. In top photo, Casey Dalton shows her hat to Amber Jackson, Lexie Miles and Gracie West, from left. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Ellie Gale shows off her cap, a painting of a mermaid with the words “Go forth and bring light into this world.” Also pictured, from left, are Madison Manning, Ryan Crocker and John Sandman. Photo by Charlie Koenig
 

{image_1} Ceremony was held on Saturday in Mathews


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