GALLERIES: Graduations 2014
The sun shone brightly on the field by Lyme-Old Lyme High School Friday evening as blue and white balloons bobbed in the breeze, and the senior class warmly remembered their high school years and congratulated each other on their bright futures.
The 149 members of Norwich Technical High School's Class of 2014 marched briskly into the gymnasium Friday evening wearing Navy blue gowns and looking eager to collect their diplomas and get on with their lives.
North Stonington educators regaled Wheeler High School’s 55 new graduates and four foreign exchange students Thursday with stream-of-consciousness lists of people, events and themes from their 13 years of schooling.
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Waterford High School's 190 seniors were the first to graduate Wednesday after completing a full year at the new high school filled with 21st century gadgets such as interactive white boards and Wi-Fi in every room and thus have high expectations to meet.
The school, run by Natchaug Hospital, will close this month as a high school clinical day program, and the building will be converted into a preschool center housing the city’s Family Resource Center classes.
Thirty-one years after his own graduation from Montville High School, retired Army Col. Kevin Brown told Class of 2014 graduates at his alma mater that being scared is OK, and what really counts is finding the courage to continue.