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Class of 2012

Friday, May 25, 2012

Sikeston High School seniors walk through an inflatable bulldog to their seats to begin the 2012 graduation Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Thursday's 111th ceremony was Sikeston High School's first outdoor gradutation since 1992.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
SHS's first outdoor commencement in 20 years graduates just over 200


SIKESTON -- The first outdoor graduation ceremony in 20 years at Sikeston High School proved to be one to remember for the class of 2012.

Clay Driskill said he had mixed feelings prior to Thursday night's commencement.

"I'm ready for summer, and we get to graduate on the football field," Driskill said about why the moment is bittersweet. "I played football, and this field is one of my favorite places on the campus. Actually, this is probably my favorite place."

Before graduation, Driskill said he anticipated feeling a lot of personal gratification upon receiving his diploma.

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