A Graduation Tragedy


Among the many decorated mortarboards New Britain High School commencement exercises were some tributes to Issaac Smith, a classmate who was shot to death last Sunday night. He would have graduated Friday. According to a report in the New Britain Herald, Smith may have been killed over an argument about sneakers. New Britain High School commencement exercises were held Friday morning at the Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Willow Brook Park, located near the high school.

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