Mercedes Fox tries to remove a small dab of lipstick from her graduation stole as she and fellow Gateway Christian School graduates prepare for commencement ceremonies, Saturday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo
Gateway Christian School graduates stepped on the path toward higher education on Saturday, celebrating past accomplishments and welcoming new opportunities as the Class of 2012. Each of the 14 graduates shared personal memories, thoughts and wishes in a recording as they approached the stage at Gateway Christian Church, thanking family, friends and school staff for helping to prepare them for new ventures.
GCS Principal Justin Stephens announced that the graduates combined to receive about $270,000 in scholarships to further their educations, a figure that averages to about $19,000 per person.
“Know that you can grab hold of those things that you have been taught not only at this school, but also by Login to read more