Outdoor commencement shines brightly on La Conner high graduates
June 23, 2021
It has often been dark and gloomy during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Friday was not one of those times.
At least not for members of the La Conner High Class of 2021 and their families and friends.
It was, instead, a rare opportunity to celebrate. Together.
Bright sunshine and a spectacular view of Mt. Baker greeted the class and about 500 people attending outdoor commencement exercises at Whitaker Field for what was an often emotional 75-minute program.
Valedictorian Sarah Malcomson and salutatorian MacQuaid Hiller captured the mood perfectly.
“The last year and a half,” Malcomson s...