Utica grads victorious

 

Chuck Martin/News Class Valedictorian Emily Murnane addresses the Utica High School class of 2018 in the C-Tec auditorium in Newark.
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“Valedictory sounds like victory, so consider this my victory speech,” class Valedictorian Emily Murnane told her classmates of the Utica High School Class of 2018 Sunday.

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MVHS graduates look toward tomorrow

 

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  • Joshua Morrison/News Luke Trese walks across the stage to accept his diploma during 158th commencement of Mount Vernon High School held Sunday at the Kenyon College Athletic Center.

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Mount Vernon High School conferred 287 high school diplomas to the class of 2018, during its 158th annual commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon at the Kenyon Athletic Center.

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Wetzel offers MOCHA grads rules to live by

 

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  • Chelsea Olms/News Kayla Washington receives her diploma from her parents at Sunday’s Mid-Ohio Christian Homeschool Association graduation at the First Church of Nazarene.

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Sunday, seniors of the Mid-Ohio Christian Homeschool Association graduated at the First Church of Nazarene, located at 807 Coshocton Avenue, with words of wisdom from Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Wetzel.

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Danville grads told to be fearless

 

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  • Chuck Martin/News Danville Class of 2018 member Skyler Durbin receives his diploma during graduation ceremonies Saturday evening.
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“Don’t let fear of failure stop you from striving for your dreams.”
That was the message of each of the speakers at the graduation of Danville High School’s class of 2018 Saturday evening.

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Moreland top KCCC student

 

  • Kara Moreland, left, was awarded the Student of the Year Award during Tuesday’s graduation ceremony for the Knox County Career Center.
  • Allison Glass/News The Knox County Career Center class of 2018 was honored during a Senior Awards Ceremony Tuesday evening at R.R. Hodges Chapel at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The Student of the Year candidates, included, from left, Elizabeth Beal, Early Childhood Education, Mount Vernon High School; Brice Berger, Building Trades, Danville High School;  Austin Clippinger, Metal Fabrication, Centerburg High School; Jennifer Cummings, Culinary Arts, Fredericktown High School; Julia Greenich, CollegeU-Business, HVCA; Jesse Johnson, Sports Medicine, CHS; Autumn Minamyer, Automotive Technology, MVHS; Brice Moreland, Pre-Professional Mentorship, East Knox High School;  Mackenzie Pankuch, Hospitality, Northridge High School; Zachary Rayburn, Collision Repair, MVHS; Cassandra Rine, Landscape Design, MVHS; Erin Smith, Cosmetology, EKHS; Xavier Tipton, Digital Media, Clear Fork High School; Aaron Vess, Computer Network Technology, DHS; Johnathan Webster, Precision Machining, EKHS; Macy Wolfe, Teacher Academy, MVHS; with Student of the Year Winner: Kara Moreland, Health Technologies, CHS.
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The Knox County Career Center brought their illustrious class of 2018 together one last time to honor their accomplishments during the Senior Awards Ceremony at R.R. Hodges Chapel at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

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100 Scots march to adulthood

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  • Joshua Morrison/News Mike Keckler, left, hugs daughter, Rachel, after she received her diploma from Highland High School on Sunday afternoon.
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Highland High School celebrated over 100 graduates Sunday, recognizing the achievements of their graduating seniors inside the high school gym with a ceremony and awarding of diplomas.

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Trojans thankful for village kindness

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  •  Callan Pugh/News The class of 2018 moves their tassels in the tassel ceremony Sunday to officially complete their graduation ceremony. 78 students were conferred in the 2018 class.
  • Callan Pugh/News Baileigh Laipply, one of three valedictorians in the 2018 Centerburg High School graduating class, speaks to attendees about the kindness that Centerburg residents and students have, something she said sets her class and the community apart.
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The Trojan class of 2018 will look “Forward ever, backward never” after 78 graduates were conferred at Sunday afternoon’s graduation ceremony.

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East Knox grads told to enjoy journey

Allison Glass/News Members of the East Knox High School Class of 2018 throw their caps into the air celebrating the culmination of their high school careers Sunday.

 

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  • Allison Glass/News Ciara Duston, right, receives her diploma from Alan Keesee, principal at East Knox High School. Duston was one of 70 members of the Class of 2018 to receive diplomas Sunday at Chet Looney Stadium.

 

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Gathering together one last time, the 70-member 2018 class of East Knox High School celebrated the end of the high school careers and looked to their futures as they officially graduated from EKHS Sunday afternoon at Chet Looney Stadium.

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Hats off to Freddie graduates

 

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A group of 93 young people with a shared past as Freddies stepped out into a future of new experiences Friday night as the graduating Fredericktown High School Class of 2018.

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