During last year’s ceremony, Summer Skye McIntyre gets a handshake from President Dr. Carol Spalding with her diploma at the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College graduation at the Cabarrus Arena.
Ky'Isha Wright is the 2012 Livingstone College salutatorian. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post.
The Catawba College seniors wait for the start of the graduation ceremony in Keppel Auditorium. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post
Leslie Lynne Bean gets her diploma at the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College graduation at the Cabarrus Arena. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post
Savannah Trosper takes a photo of Ashley Wagoner and Jessica Gaskill at the Catawba College graduation. All three seniors are from Rowan County. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post
Ja’Lissa Harris wears her special graduation glasses before the 129th Livingstone College commencement ceremony on the football field at the college in 2012.
Graduating seniors at Henderson Independent High School try on their caps, gowns and tassels. Bottom row, left to right: Kevin Torp, Pariis Mooney, Meoisha Pruitt, Solomon McCall, Dequan Tillman. Top row, left to right: Travis Abbitt, Demetrius Davidson, Trayvon Richardson, Kilo Summers.
Demetrius Davidson, senior at Henderson Independent High School, pulls out his graduation cap and gown to test out the fit. In the background is classmate Demetrius Davidson.
Meoisha Pruitt, senior at Henderson Independent High School, tries on her graduation cap and gown for the first time with the help of classmate Solomon McCall. Karissa Minn/Salisbury Post
Solomon McCall, right, a senior at Henderson Independent High School, tries on his graduation cap and gown for the first time. Also pictured are classmates Demetrius Davidson, center, and Kilo Summers, left. Karissa Minn/Salisbury Post