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Mike Mahaffey, principal of South Washington Alternative High School, dismisses the class of 2014 for the last time. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)

Glad grads: Students receive diplomas from South Washington Alternative High School


They all had something to prove, whether it was to themselves, their parents or teachers.

They weren’t always sure of their direction.

Some might have been ready to give up.

Yet, here they were, 24 newly minted graduates of South Washington Alternative High School, marching in a procession to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance.” The June 5 ceremony took place at the District 833 Program Center. Five others graduated but did not attend.

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