Graduations across Gallia County


South Gallia High School Salutatorian Dane Griffith addresses his fellow seniors.

South Gallia High School Salutatorian Dane Griffith addresses his fellow seniors.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

VFW Post 4464 presented the colors at South Gallia’s Graduation.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Joseph Woodall closed the SGHS ceremony with a prayer.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Entering the gym, the GAHS class of 2017 is led by Principal Josh Donley.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Principal Josh Donley gives the opening remarks as GAHS 2017 commencement is underway.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

On stage with various administrators are the representatives of the top 10 percent of the class. From left, Miles Cornwell, Mesa Polcyn, Kirkland Saunders, and Jared Stevens.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

The GAHS choir sang several selections featuring solo’s by graduating seniors.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

For what has become a tradition at South Gallia, the valedictorian took one last selfie with the graduating class.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Special guest speaker Michael Bess was the very first valedictorian at South Gallia High School in 1997.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

South Gallia seniors listen as Principal Bray Shamblin gives the opening remarks, encouraging them to continue on in life with good character.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Leading the students in was Maddie Simpson, valedictorian. She was following by Dane Griffith and the rest of the 2017 SGHS seniors.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

River Valley High School seniors await their diplomas.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

River Valley High School seniors sing in front of loved ones as part of the choir for the last time.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Dr. Robert Lawson shares the importance of continuing to pursue one’s goals at the River Valley High School graduating ceremony.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Hundreds await River Valley High School students to finish graduating.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Parents line up to take photos of seniors at River Valley High School.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Ohio Valley Christian Salutatorian Jared Parissi thanks God and family for their continued support.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Ohio Valley Christian School Senior Katlyn Bradley hugs a loved one.


Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

South Gallia High School Salutatorian Dane Griffith addresses his fellow seniors.

VFW Post 4464 presented the colors at South Gallia’s Graduation.

Joseph Woodall closed the SGHS ceremony with a prayer.

Entering the gym, the GAHS class of 2017 is led by Principal Josh Donley.

Principal Josh Donley gives the opening remarks as GAHS 2017 commencement is underway.

On stage with various administrators are the representatives of the top 10 percent of the class. From left, Miles Cornwell, Mesa Polcyn, Kirkland Saunders, and Jared Stevens.

The GAHS choir sang several selections featuring solo’s by graduating seniors.

For what has become a tradition at South Gallia, the valedictorian took one last selfie with the graduating class.

Special guest speaker Michael Bess was the very first valedictorian at South Gallia High School in 1997.

South Gallia seniors listen as Principal Bray Shamblin gives the opening remarks, encouraging them to continue on in life with good character.

Leading the students in was Maddie Simpson, valedictorian. She was following by Dane Griffith and the rest of the 2017 SGHS seniors.

River Valley High School seniors await their diplomas.

River Valley High School seniors sing in front of loved ones as part of the choir for the last time.

Dr. Robert Lawson shares the importance of continuing to pursue one’s goals at the River Valley High School graduating ceremony.

Hundreds await River Valley High School students to finish graduating.

Parents line up to take photos of seniors at River Valley High School.

Ohio Valley Christian Salutatorian Jared Parissi thanks God and family for their continued support.

Ohio Valley Christian School Senior Katlyn Bradley hugs a loved one.

South Gallia High School Salutatorian Dane Griffith addresses his fellow seniors.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_09302017529103248325.jpgSouth Gallia High School Salutatorian Dane Griffith addresses his fellow seniors. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

VFW Post 4464 presented the colors at South Gallia’s Graduation.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_09012017529103252934.jpgVFW Post 4464 presented the colors at South Gallia’s Graduation. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Joseph Woodall closed the SGHS ceremony with a prayer.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_09062017529103257825.jpgJoseph Woodall closed the SGHS ceremony with a prayer. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Entering the gym, the GAHS class of 2017 is led by Principal Josh Donley.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_07432017529105136841.jpgEntering the gym, the GAHS class of 2017 is led by Principal Josh Donley. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Principal Josh Donley gives the opening remarks as GAHS 2017 commencement is underway.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_07822017529105152848.jpgPrincipal Josh Donley gives the opening remarks as GAHS 2017 commencement is underway. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

On stage with various administrators are the representatives of the top 10 percent of the class. From left, Miles Cornwell, Mesa Polcyn, Kirkland Saunders, and Jared Stevens.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_07842017529105157710.jpgOn stage with various administrators are the representatives of the top 10 percent of the class. From left, Miles Cornwell, Mesa Polcyn, Kirkland Saunders, and Jared Stevens. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

The GAHS choir sang several selections featuring solo’s by graduating seniors.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0795201752910522560.jpgThe GAHS choir sang several selections featuring solo’s by graduating seniors. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

For what has become a tradition at South Gallia, the valedictorian took one last selfie with the graduating class.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_00302017529105332519.jpgFor what has become a tradition at South Gallia, the valedictorian took one last selfie with the graduating class. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Special guest speaker Michael Bess was the very first valedictorian at South Gallia High School in 1997.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0960201752910533834.jpgSpecial guest speaker Michael Bess was the very first valedictorian at South Gallia High School in 1997. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

South Gallia seniors listen as Principal Bray Shamblin gives the opening remarks, encouraging them to continue on in life with good character.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_09222017529105343434.jpgSouth Gallia seniors listen as Principal Bray Shamblin gives the opening remarks, encouraging them to continue on in life with good character. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Leading the students in was Maddie Simpson, valedictorian. She was following by Dane Griffith and the rest of the 2017 SGHS seniors.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_08572017529105348169.jpgLeading the students in was Maddie Simpson, valedictorian. She was following by Dane Griffith and the rest of the 2017 SGHS seniors. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

River Valley High School seniors await their diplomas.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0062.jpgRiver Valley High School seniors await their diplomas. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

River Valley High School seniors sing in front of loved ones as part of the choir for the last time.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0143.jpgRiver Valley High School seniors sing in front of loved ones as part of the choir for the last time. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Dr. Robert Lawson shares the importance of continuing to pursue one’s goals at the River Valley High School graduating ceremony.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0174.jpgDr. Robert Lawson shares the importance of continuing to pursue one’s goals at the River Valley High School graduating ceremony. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Hundreds await River Valley High School students to finish graduating.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0177.jpgHundreds await River Valley High School students to finish graduating. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Parents line up to take photos of seniors at River Valley High School.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_DSC_0317.jpgParents line up to take photos of seniors at River Valley High School. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Ohio Valley Christian Salutatorian Jared Parissi thanks God and family for their continued support.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_0527171423a.jpgOhio Valley Christian Salutatorian Jared Parissi thanks God and family for their continued support. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

Ohio Valley Christian School Senior Katlyn Bradley hugs a loved one.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/05/web1_0527171431c.jpgOhio Valley Christian School Senior Katlyn Bradley hugs a loved one. Photos by Morgan McKinniss and Dean Wright

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