Juliea Pascznk and Zane Brand are the top two graduates among the 50 at Harper High School who took part in commencement exercises on Friday night at the Harper Independent School District gymnasium.
The ceremonies, which opened with a processional of the soon-to-be graduated students coming to the stage in two-by-two fashion, continued with the playing of the national anthem. From there, Tana Wooten led the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance to both the flag of the United States of America and to the Texas flag.
Logan Menzies, followed by a welcome from Julie Krebs, provided an invocation.
After HHS principal Bonnie Stewart made special acknowledgements, Harlii Perry presented a special reading to the parents of students who were about to graduate.
Class of 2018 salutatorian Zane Brand gave his address to those gathered for Friday’s event.
Following recognition of the honor graduates made by Stewart, Juliea Pascznk gave her valedictory address.
After counselor Leigh Anne Lake made a presentation of awards and scholarships, Kinley Crenwelge gave the introduction of the school’s administration.
Rebekah Stotz then gave a response to the faculty.
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Harper ISD superintendent Chris Stevenson and Harper ISD trustees, Juanice Grona, Morris Harper, Cherry Wright, Dan Abbott, Steve Wade and Mary Krebs presented the Harper seniors for graduation. Following the passing out of the diplomas, the graduates sang the school song and fight song.