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By Dan Rudy 

Class of 2017 headed for new challenges


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Approaching three abreast, graduating seniors of Wrangell's Class of 2017 make their way to the podium for Friday's commencement.

Twenty-four seniors graduated this year from Wrangell High School. A special commencement was held at the school gym on May 19, decked out with school colors, balloons and red carpet.

All students in the year's class qualified for graduation this year, and many will be continuing their educations this coming fall. Together they earned a considerable number of scholarships as well.

"That is quite an accomplishment, you guys," school counselor Kerry Nordstrom told the class at its awards ceremony on May 17. Students were offered about $599,000 in awards at last count. "We still have more scho...

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