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June 22, 2024

Diplomatic mission: Ashland High School graduates some 220 seniors

Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
June 10, 2023

Friday ceremony held at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park

In front of family, friends, staff and supporters, about 220 Ashland High School seniors turned their tassels on Friday, accepting their diplomas at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park.

The AHS Class of 2023 was noted for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as incoming freshmen, but still boasted 12 valedictorians and five salutatorians. Student speakers emphasized determination and motivation that transcended the hardships the class faced and hope for their bright futures.

Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Abdiaziz “Abdi”Guled, who is originally from Somalia and has served as a youth advocate and coach at Ashland Middle School since 1997, gave the keynote address during Ashland High School graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
Some 220 Ashland High School students took part in graduation ceremonies Friday at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park. Bob Palermini photo
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