The Fifty-Ninth Annual Commencement sleepy hollow high school

Sleepy Hollow High School held its 59th annual Commencement on the beautiful evening of Thursday, June 23. Some 240 graduates received their high school diplomas, cheered on by a huge crowd of parents, family members and friends.

Faculty members during the processional

On the dais, faculty, student speakers, administrators and Principal Carol Conklin-Spillane, who has retired after 22 years in the top job at SHHS,

The red and white of Sleepy Hollow High School was worn by graduates.

Addresses were given by Salutatorian Zoe Kaplan and Valedictorian Elizabeth Silver.

Senior Class Advisors Tawn Turnesa-Norton and Tom Rogers addressed the class and reminded them of class memories, including Spirit Week competitions. Mr. Rogers, like the famous nice-guy children's television host, said, "In a time when people are talking about building walls, remember to be a good neighbor."

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

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