Washington High School Graduation
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Photos by Mike Leckband except where noted
Cherokee Washington High School held its 2011 Commencement ceremony on Sunday May 22.
Class of 2011 -
The Class of 2011 is pictured at Cherokee Washington High School during their graduation ceremony. Their class motto was, "Our lives are before us... Our pasts are behind us... But our memories are forever with us."
Life milestone -
Members of Cherokee Washington High School graduating class are pictured at the beginning of their commencement program. Friends, family and faculty were among the many wellwishers who gathered to wish congradulations to the students who graduated on Sunday at Washington High School.
There You'll Be -
The Washington High School Concert Choir performed "There You'll Be" during Sunday's Commencement Program. This marked the last time several graduating seniors performed in the choir.
Laughter is the Best Medicine -
Senior Speaker Eric Boisen presented his speech on "why laughter is the best medicine" during the May 22nd Commencement program at Cherokee Washington High School.
High Strung Pitch Ring -
Senior Speaker Sanna Miller is pictured performing an original song, "High Strung Pitch Ring." during the Cherokee Washington High School 2011 Commencement Program.
The poignant moment of mother and child hugging at high school graduation ceremonies was not lost on Julie Hummel and her son Jakob. Photo by Paul Struck
One moment forever -
A loving embrace revealing a mother and child's journey together is a high point at high school graduations, as shown here by Darla Struck and son Alex. Photo by Paul Struck
Hats off !
Members of Cherokee Washington High School Class of 2011 are pictured throwing their hats in the air shortly after Cherokee Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Chalstrom presented the newly graduated class at the WHS Commencement Program on Sunday at the school.
Happy graduate -
Happy WHS graduate Emanuel Bustos is pictured soon after his graduation.
Time for congratulations -
Jeff Dawson is pictured next to his daughter Elizabeth, while going through the senior's receiving line shortly after Sunday's WHS graduation ceremony.