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SOUTH WHITLEY â Red and blue gowns adorned Whitko High School seniors as they paraded into WHSâs gymnasium for its commencement ceremony last night.
The Class of 2013 graduated 122 students and Superintendent Steve Clason described the group as the âbest achieving class in Whitkoâs history.â
Valedictorian Holly Frantz recounted the comical occurrences during the four years spent at Whitko. Practical jokes, pranks and good memories were relived.
However, it was Salutatorian Stephanie Wheeler that delivered a speech encouraging the class to keep priorities focused on the things that really matter.
Whitkoâs Principal David Parker took a moment to remind students to thank those teachers and staff who played a part in the seniorsâ success.
âWe have worked to help you get here today,â Parker said. âWe arenât perfect, but we have people who care and work hard to see you succeed.â
His advice to the graduates was not to settle, but âswing for the fences.â
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