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Caps-and-gowns event concludes school year at CCS

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The Cornwall Consolidated School class of 2011 proudly donned gowns and mortar boards for a promotion ceremony held on June 15. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

CORNWALL — Ian Ridgway, a student speaker at the June 15 eighth-grade promotion ceremony for the class of 2011, compared his nine years at Cornwall Consolidated School to a Major League baseball career.

He talked about each grade as a baseball season. His teachers were his coaches. He spoke of how he and his classmates learned to play as a team.

He recalled his first day of kindergarten with diminutive teacher Darleene Wadhams.

“I will always remember thinking, ‘Coach Wadhams, how did you get to be so tall?’” Ian said.

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