Newaygo High School proudly graduates 103 seniors for the Class of 2019.
In a beautiful evening ceremony the Valedictorian Connor Swinehart and Salutatorian Mara Johnson each spoke to their class and the many parents and family members of the audience before Dr. Peggy Mathis bestowed upon the class the honor of their completion.
The speaker selected by the class was Mrs. Cassie Westgate, teacher at NHS, who reminded the class of the value of passion, resilience, and the importance of being nice.
Statistics for this class include the following plans for the future:
4 students pursuing a 13th year at the vocational center
3 students going into the military
66 students going to college
5 students going into an apprenticeship
10 students going into the workforce
With the graduating class, two high school staff members will be retiring this year, including Mrs. Lynda Mercer as Guidance Counselor and Ms. Sarah Rodriguez as Assistant Principal.