Ft. Washakie High celebrates largest graduating class in school history at Saturday ceremony

(Fort Washakie, WY) – Ft. Washakie High School had it’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 15th, after a morning parade. Any graduation is a time to celebrate, but this year especially so with the largest graduating class in Ft. Washakie High School history.

“It hasn’t hit me yet,” was the fitting senior graduation motto, and before the grads knew it, the Richard Pogue Post #81 had commenced with the carrying of the flags and the Ft. Washakie Ramblerz had begun the Flag Song and Graduate March.

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The Ramblerz play a Victory Song for graduates. County 10 photo.
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Members of the Richard Pogue Post #81 carry the flags to their marks. County 10 photo.
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Members of the Richard Pogue Post #81 carry the flags to their marks. County 10 photo.
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The graduates march to their seats/futures. County 10 photo.

After a prayer invocation from Arlen Shoyo, Assistant Principal Tammy Snyder addressed the crowd. She introduced administrators and board members, then beamed about the accomplishments of this year’s seniors.

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Asst. Principal Snyder addresses the crowd. County 10 photo.

Graduation speaker Mike Read was then brought out to address students, offering congratulations and advice. “Even if you have no idea what your next path will be, surge toward something of importance to you,” he encouraged seniors.

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Graduation speaker Mike Read inspires students. County 10 photo.

After that, it was time for speeches from the Co-Salutatorian Seth Aragon, and Valedictorian Larami Azure, who both congratulated a class that has had to put up with a lot of hardships this year.

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Co-Salutatorian Seth Aragon addresses the crowd. County 10 photo.
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Valedictorian Larami Azure offers some life advice to fellow graduates. County 10 photo.
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Grads listen intently to speakers. County 10 photo.

Once the speeches were done it was time to collect diplomas.

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Grads stand, ready to have their names announced. County 10 photo.
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Graduates receive their diplomas. County 10 photo.
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Graduates walk back to their seats once they receive their diplomas. County 10 photo.
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A grad proudly displays her diploma. County 10 photo.
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The grads move their tassels to make things official. County 10 photo.

The Fort Washakie Ramblerz then finished things up with an Honor Song to see the graduates off to the next stage in their lives.

Check out the gallery below to see all of the available graduate banners with student names.

Congratulations Eagles!

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