Photo Gallery: Turning the Tassel

Photo by Doug Loyer Fort Frye High School seniors gather in the school auditorium before going to the gymnasium for Saturday’s commencement ceremony at the high school in Beverly. A total of 91 seniors received diplomas.
Photo by Doug Loyer Marietta High School seniors enter for the commencement program Sunday in Marietta. A total of 224 seniors received their diplomas Sunday.
Photo by Doug Loyer Leilani Lieras-Kelley, center, takes a selfie with Kelsie Lamp and Becca Kruse at Sunday’s Marietta High School Commencement.
Photo by Brett Dunlap Waterford High School senior Devon Gibson gets ready to go through graduation commencement on Sunday as students gathered to get ready before the ceremony.
Photo by Brett Dunlap Waterford High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Allex Teters gave her graduation speech Sunday during the graduation ceremony. Speakers spoke about the time the class spent together and where the next steps in life will take them.
Photo by Brett Dunlap A group of Waterford seniors gathered together Sunday before their graduation ceremony. The class had 57 candidates for graduation.
Photo by Doug Loyer The Fort Frye High School Class of 2019 held its commencement ceremony Saturday in the school gymnasium.
Photo by Doug Loyer Valedictorian Kasey Buchanan gave her “The Strength Within Us” speech with classmates in the foreground at Saturday’s commencement ceremony for Fort Frye High School.
Photo by Brett Dunlap The Waterford High School Class of 2019 held its graduation ceremony with 57 seniors participating. Of those, 38 will attend college, three will serve the country in the military and 16 will join the workforce. Their class also has $1.5 million in college scholarships.
Photo by Doug Loyer It was a rewarding day for Valedictorian Tyler Hartline at Sunday’s Marietta High School Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019.
Photo by Doug Loyer Madison Brill is helped with her mortarboard cap by Breanna Fleeman on Sunday in Marietta.