Stissing Mountain holds graduation

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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