Graduation scenes from across Mason County


Humor can be found in even the most solemn of ceremonies as senior Morgan Danyel Harrison found out Friday evening at the Wahama High School commencement ceremony. With the symbolic changing of her tassel from one side to the other, it came loose in her hand.


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Twins Hope and Faith Henry were among the graduates at Wahama’s commencement ceremony on Friday. Also pictured is Cole Herdman. They are shown as they intently listen to keynote speaker Dr. Keith Jackson, director of the West Virginia University School of Music.


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Logan Bissell, left, and Chloe Richardson are pictured during the processional of the Class of 2016 at Wahama High School’s graduation service on Friday.


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It was an evening for preserving memories at the Wahama High School graduation ceremony Friday. Pictured is Lisa Honaker as she snaps a photo of nephew Noah Davis, who is hugging a fellow classmate.


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It was one last performance for the seniors of the Wahama High School Chorus, as they sang at the commencement ceremony on Friday.


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Members of Hannan High School’s Class of 2016 arrive in their seats before a packed gymnasium.


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Several students decided to make a statement by decorating their mortar boards, like this young woman who is a “Future Elle Woods.”


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Members of the Hannan High School Class of 2016 listen to this year’s top honor students speak about their years at Hannan.


Beth Sergent/Register

Hannan Wildcats nervously await their turn to enter the school’s gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance.”


Beth Sergent/Register

The Hannan High School Choir performs One Republic’s “I Lived” at the school’s graduation ceremony held Saturday in Ashton.


Beth Sergent/Register

Members of the PPHS Class of 2016 listen to remarks given by their fellow classmates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony held at the PPJ/SHS football field.


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PPHS Principal William Cottrill congratulates Alexis Meadows on graduating summa cum laude. Meadows was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements.


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This graduate “blamed it all on her roots” and “showed up in boots” for the PPHS commencement ceremony.


Beth Sergent/Register

Mason County School Board President Greg Fowler and PPHS Principal William Cottrill prepare to present Heather Anderson with her diploma. Anderson was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements.


Beth Sergent/Register

Students enter the PPJ/SHS football field only to later leave it as graduates of Point Pleasant High School.


Beth Sergent/Register

Sun sets on the PPJ/SHS football field as family and friends of the Class of 2016 pack the stands. It was literally “standing room only” for the commencement.


Beth Sergent/Register

Graduates from Wahama, Hannan and Point Pleasant High Schools received their diplomas over the holiday weekend. Pictured are scenes from commencement ceremonies held across the county at each school.


Beth Sergent/Register

Graduates from Wahama, Hannan and Point Pleasant High Schools received their diplomas over the holiday weekend. Pictured are scenes from commencement ceremonies held across the county at each school.

Humor can be found in even the most solemn of ceremonies as senior Morgan Danyel Harrison found out Friday evening at the Wahama High School commencement ceremony. With the symbolic changing of her tassel from one side to the other, it came loose in her hand.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-WHS-1-1.jpgHumor can be found in even the most solemn of ceremonies as senior Morgan Danyel Harrison found out Friday evening at the Wahama High School commencement ceremony. With the symbolic changing of her tassel from one side to the other, it came loose in her hand. Mindy Kearns/Register

Twins Hope and Faith Henry were among the graduates at Wahama’s commencement ceremony on Friday. Also pictured is Cole Herdman. They are shown as they intently listen to keynote speaker Dr. Keith Jackson, director of the West Virginia University School of Music.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-WHS-2-1.jpgTwins Hope and Faith Henry were among the graduates at Wahama’s commencement ceremony on Friday. Also pictured is Cole Herdman. They are shown as they intently listen to keynote speaker Dr. Keith Jackson, director of the West Virginia University School of Music. Mindy Kearns/Register

Logan Bissell, left, and Chloe Richardson are pictured during the processional of the Class of 2016 at Wahama High School’s graduation service on Friday.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-WHS-3-1.jpgLogan Bissell, left, and Chloe Richardson are pictured during the processional of the Class of 2016 at Wahama High School’s graduation service on Friday. Mindy Kearns/Register

It was an evening for preserving memories at the Wahama High School graduation ceremony Friday. Pictured is Lisa Honaker as she snaps a photo of nephew Noah Davis, who is hugging a fellow classmate.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-WHS-4-1.jpgIt was an evening for preserving memories at the Wahama High School graduation ceremony Friday. Pictured is Lisa Honaker as she snaps a photo of nephew Noah Davis, who is hugging a fellow classmate. Mindy Kearns/Register

It was one last performance for the seniors of the Wahama High School Chorus, as they sang at the commencement ceremony on Friday.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-WHS-5-1.jpgIt was one last performance for the seniors of the Wahama High School Chorus, as they sang at the commencement ceremony on Friday. Mindy Kearns/Register

Members of Hannan High School’s Class of 2016 arrive in their seats before a packed gymnasium.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-H-anna-4-1.jpgMembers of Hannan High School’s Class of 2016 arrive in their seats before a packed gymnasium. Beth Sergent/Register

Several students decided to make a statement by decorating their mortar boards, like this young woman who is a “Future Elle Woods.”
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-Hanna-3-1.jpgSeveral students decided to make a statement by decorating their mortar boards, like this young woman who is a “Future Elle Woods.” Beth Sergent/Register

Members of the Hannan High School Class of 2016 listen to this year’s top honor students speak about their years at Hannan.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-Hanna-5-1.jpgMembers of the Hannan High School Class of 2016 listen to this year’s top honor students speak about their years at Hannan. Beth Sergent/Register

Hannan Wildcats nervously await their turn to enter the school’s gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance.”
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-Hannan-2-1.jpgHannan Wildcats nervously await their turn to enter the school’s gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance.” Beth Sergent/Register

The Hannan High School Choir performs One Republic’s “I Lived” at the school’s graduation ceremony held Saturday in Ashton.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-Hannan-6-1.jpgThe Hannan High School Choir performs One Republic’s “I Lived” at the school’s graduation ceremony held Saturday in Ashton. Beth Sergent/Register

Members of the PPHS Class of 2016 listen to remarks given by their fellow classmates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony held at the PPJ/SHS football field.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-1-1.jpgMembers of the PPHS Class of 2016 listen to remarks given by their fellow classmates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony held at the PPJ/SHS football field. Beth Sergent/Register

PPHS Principal William Cottrill congratulates Alexis Meadows on graduating summa cum laude. Meadows was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-2-1.jpgPPHS Principal William Cottrill congratulates Alexis Meadows on graduating summa cum laude. Meadows was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements. Beth Sergent/Register

This graduate “blamed it all on her roots” and “showed up in boots” for the PPHS commencement ceremony.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-4-1.jpgThis graduate “blamed it all on her roots” and “showed up in boots” for the PPHS commencement ceremony. Beth Sergent/Register

Mason County School Board President Greg Fowler and PPHS Principal William Cottrill prepare to present Heather Anderson with her diploma. Anderson was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-5-1.jpgMason County School Board President Greg Fowler and PPHS Principal William Cottrill prepare to present Heather Anderson with her diploma. Anderson was one of many students Cottrill recognized in the class for their achievements. Beth Sergent/Register

Students enter the PPJ/SHS football field only to later leave it as graduates of Point Pleasant High School.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-6-1.jpgStudents enter the PPJ/SHS football field only to later leave it as graduates of Point Pleasant High School. Beth Sergent/Register

Sun sets on the PPJ/SHS football field as family and friends of the Class of 2016 pack the stands. It was literally “standing room only” for the commencement.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.31-PPR-PP-8-1.jpgSun sets on the PPJ/SHS football field as family and friends of the Class of 2016 pack the stands. It was literally “standing room only” for the commencement. Beth Sergent/Register

Graduates from Wahama, Hannan and Point Pleasant High Schools received their diplomas over the holiday weekend. Pictured are scenes from commencement ceremonies held across the county at each school.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Graduation-1.jpgGraduates from Wahama, Hannan and Point Pleasant High Schools received their diplomas over the holiday weekend. Pictured are scenes from commencement ceremonies held across the county at each school. Beth Sergent/Register
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