Glastonbury High Graduation

Glastonbury High School held its graduation for approximately 560 students Friday night in a ceremony held in the playing fields behind the school. In near perfect weather, the graduation ceremony, which featured a couple student performances and a student commencement speaker, went off on time and well paced.

Kaitavjeet Chowdhary receives a Class Scholar Award by Dr. Nancy E. Bean, Principal of Glastonbury High school during commencement exercises at the school on the stage, as the sun projects their shadows through the backdrop.

Graduate Kaitavjeet Chowdhary accepts his Class Scholar Award from his principal, Dr. Nancy E. Bean, as seen from a view behind the stage. The sun shone brightly during commencement exercises projecting a shadow show on the blue backdrop.

  • Robert Koolis, 17, arrived early to graduation and was texting his brother and friend as he waited for other graduates. Koolis said he plans to attend Keene State College in New hampshire.
  • Jacob Jones, 17, acknowledges his Math teacher as the teachers exited the auditorium on the way to the ceremony before the students. Jones said he pals to attend UConn and major in English.
  • Savannah Kelly, 18, left, looks on as Vanessa Kania, 17, reads a note she received from her Latin teacher before the ceremony. Kelly said she plans to travel after graduation, and Kania, said she plans to attend UConn.
  • Graduates gathered in the schools auditorium before the ceremony.
  • George Uhl, watches the 2013 Glastonbury High School processional looking for his granddaughter Amanda Lunsford, who is graduating and headed to UConn. Uhl, a graduate of UConn himself, said all of his children also graduated from the University.
  • Graduates listen to a speaker during the commencement exercises.
  • From left, Emily Cole, who gave the Address to the students, Kaitavjeet Chowdhary, who graduated second in his and Emily Paruolo, who graduated second, listen to their principal speak during the ceremony.
  • Nicholas Nordlund, who graduated first in his class and plans to attend Yale, sings lead in a performance of "we Are The Champions," by Freddie Mercury.
  • Members of the class applaud a musical performance by their fellow students before degrees were handed out.
  • Graduate Sarah Bengtson, switches her tassel immediately after receiving her degree as she walks back to her seat.
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