You didn’t have to go to school with Twinfield Union School’s graduating class to understand their closeness. It’s obvious.
During their 90-minute commencement exercise Saturday morning, the 25 members of the class of 2015 repeatedly pointed to how much their small school and its tight-knit community has meant to them, and how much it will serve them in the future. Many of the graduates have been together from kindergarten through this year — or 13 years. One student jokingly referred to that time as “an eternity.”
All three student speakers — Valedictorian Katharine Mayo, Salutatorian Ella LaBrusciano-Carris and class Secretary Morgan MacIver — referenced small class sizes, the availability of teachers and staff, or how everyday citizens involved with the school all had deeply affected their student lives. In fact, LaBrusciano-Carris said when she had the choice to go to a larger school with more classes and a broader range of extracurricular activities, she opted for Twinfield — without any regrets.[…]
“This place is truly special and unique,” Mayo emphasized in her speech.
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