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By Ben Muir 

Class of 2017 graduates Tuesday evening


Ola Richards / Petersburg Pilot

Graduate Hana Newman gives Raymond Dugaqua a rose before commencement on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

The Petersburg High School Class of 2017 ended their K through 12 tenures at a commencement ceremony Tuesday evening.

Petersburg gave diplomas to 29 students. Of those, 24 will attend, or plan to attend, a university, community college or trade school. Four others intend to seek a career in photography, aquaculture, engineering, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration and travel. One more, Alan McCay, plans to enlist in the United States Coast Guard.

Forty-five scholarships were given to 17 graduating students, amounting to $66,850 in funding from the community. That stre...

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