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Stissing Mountain holds graduation

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Bruce Meglio, Travis Audenino, John Edwards and Cody Blakeley congratulated each other on earning their diplomas after the commencement exercises were finished. Photo By Stefanie Giglio

PINE PLAINS — Stissing Mountain High School’s class of 2011 celebrated graduation on Saturday, June 25.

Eighty-seven Pine Plains students received their high school diplomas. At the beginning of the ceremony, a special diploma was also awarded to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Daniel Fett was supposed to graduate high school in 1969. He was able to receive a high school diploma on Saturday through a law that grants diplomas based on knowledge gained while in the military. When he was handed his diploma, the audience honored him with loud applause and a standing ovation.

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