WESTPORT, Conn. -- Staples High School held its commencement ceremonies Thursday, graduating 450 seniors in the field house at the high school in Westport.
The welcoming address to seniors and their guests came from Principal John Dodig, who is retiring this year. The Class of 2015 is his last after a long career at Staples.
Everett Wade Sussman was valedictorian and gave the Valedictory Address.
Denise Honeycutt, as the designated Faculty Marshal, led the seniors to the stage and outside once they were officially graduates. It is the tradition at Staples to honor the staff member who has had the longest, continuous service with this role.
Michael Gordon, chairman of the Board of Education, distributed the diplomas along with Superintendent Elliott Landon and Principal John Dodig.
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