Selections from 2012 High School Graduations

Graduating students from the Gateway to College program and the Pathways Early College Innovation School at Mount Wachusett Community College line up before the start of their ceremony in the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center at the college in Gardner.
Elisabeth Staal, 17, of Leominster and Evan Patev, 18, of Leominster share a kiss before the start of Saint Bernard's Central Catholic High School's Commencement Exercises.
Attendees take photographs of the graduating students as they process to their seats for Saint Bernard's Central Catholic High School's Commencement Exercises.
Graduating students lounge in the library to get out from the sun before the start of Cushing Academy's 137th Commencement in Ashburnham.
Graduating students walk through the halls to exit outside to line up for Cushing Academy's 137th Commencement in Ashburnham.
Graduating students wait in Fitchburg High School's cafeteria before the start of Fitchburg Alternative High School's Class of 2012 Graduation.
Late arrivals run to get in line for Fitchburg High School's 146th Commencement at Crocker Field.
Attendees rush onto Crocker Field to meet the graduates at the conclusion of Fitchburg High School's 146th Commencement.
The graduating class of 2012 stand during Trivium School's Commencement Ceremony in Lancaster.
Graduating students gather at Doyle Field for Leominster High School's 142nd Graduation Exercise.
A balloon is tossed around as graduates celebrate during Leominster High School's 142nd Graduation Exercise at Doyle Field.