POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. – The 22 students in the Pocantico Hills Central School District's eighth-grade class said after spending nearly a decade together, Wednesday's graduation ceremony was bittersweet.
“We are family, we are friends and we are the class of 2012,” class President Rachel Julie said.
Students, faculty and parents gathered at the Pocantico Hills school in the humid evening hours. The outdoor ceremony was held at the back of the school between the building and a small pond. School officials handed out diplomas and individual academic awards while the sixth- ...