Southwest students earn diplomas

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A group of Southwest seniors played “Man in the Mirror” Friday at the high school’s graduation. They included, from left, Maddie Blackburn, Kara Jordan, Lacey Reeves and Laisha Sanchez. Soloists were Jordan, Reeves and Nathan Wallace. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

A group of Southwest seniors played “Man in the Mirror” Friday at the high school’s graduation.

A total of 42 students received their diplomas Friday at Southwest High School’s graduation. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Southwest graduates Maddie Blackburn, left, and Michael Foster, played a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors on their way to taking their seats for the ceremony. Blackburn won with a scissors throw, cutting Foster’s paper. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Salutatorian Lacey Reeves gives a heartfelt and humorous speech Friday at Southwest’s graduation. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Southwest Valedictorian Lane Cargile gives his speech Friday, also offering a keepsake letter to each of his classmates, which they found under their chairs during his speech. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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