Graduates say goodbye to Bradford High


By Rachel Lloyd - rlloyd@aimmedianetwork.com



One of Bradford High School’s two valedictorians, Andrew Patty, addresses the graduating class of 2016 during commencement Saturday.

One of Bradford High School’s two valedictorians, Andrew Patty, addresses the graduating class of 2016 during commencement Saturday.


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Bradford’s 2016 graduates stand during commencement Saturday.


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One of Bradford High School’s valedictorians, Kelly Moore, pauses for a final selfie with her class before giving her commencement address Saturday.


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate

Bradford High School salutatorian Mackenzie Weldy addresses her classmates during commencement Saturday.


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A composite photo of Bradford’s Class of 2016 was on display during commencement Saturday.


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School officials stand for the national anthem during Bradford graduation.


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate

Bradford graduates stand for the national anthem during commencement ceremonies Saturday.


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate

Valedictorian Andrew Patty addresses his fellow graduates.


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


Rachel Lloyd | The Daily Advocate


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BRADFORD — The Class of 2016 was sent off in a sea of orange and black as they celebrated commencement of their high school years at Bradford High School on Saturday.

Two valedictorians, Kelly Moore and Andrew Patty, and salutatorian Mackenzie Weldy addressed their classmates with words of advice for the future and memories of their shared time together.

Lindsey Haines, Rachel Lavey and Rebekah Lavey narrated a senior history as a slideshow was presented recalling members of the class growing up as Railroaders.

Class officers for the Class of 2016 were Rebekah Lavey, president; Rachel Lavey, vice president; Mackenzie Weldy, secretary; and Drew Patty, treasurer.

Members of the Bradford High School Class of 2016 were Courtney Renee Addington; Bryant Steven Apple, National Technical Honor Society (NTHS); Daryen Xavier Booker; Samantha Haley Boyer, NTHS; Cailee Amber Brown; Austin Louis Bubeck; Morgan Leann Carder; Anthony Scott Causey; Shane Michael Cornett; Tyler Austin Crabtree; Jessica Katelynn Darner, National Honor Society (NHS) and dual enrollment; Anthony Allen Draving;

Kelly Marie Etter; Tyler Paul Gunter, NTHS; Lindsey Jane Haines, NHS, NTHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Kirsten Lynn Harmon, dual enrollment; Zachary Grant Herron, NTHS; Timothy John Jones, NTHS and dual enrollment; Tyler Nicholas King; Lowell Zachary Kissinger, NTHS; Larissa Jean Knight; Rachel Lea Lavey, NHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Rebekah Bea Lavey, NHS and dual enrollment; Bryce Allen Lear;

Cameron Shane Lear; Chelsey Ilene Lear; Natasha Lynn Lee; Caitlin Louann Irene Litten; Bethany Danielle Long, NTHS; Zachary Lee Miller, NTHS; Brandon Lee Mitchell, NTHS; Kelly Elizabeth Moore, NHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Chyna Rozine Nicks, dual enrollment; Cydney Nicole Nolan; Andrew Jacob Patty, NHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Bailey Shane Powell, NHS and dual enrollment;

Alyssa Marie Roberts, NHS, dual enrollment and associate degree; Victoria Rose Smith, NHS, NTHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Rhyan Presten Turner, dual enrollment; Maria Jean Vernon; Morgan Hayley Wackler, NTHS; Mackenzie Elizabeth Weldy, NHS, honors diploma and dual enrollment; Jennifer Leann Whalen; and Ciara Nicole Yohey, NHS and dual enrollment.

One of Bradford High School’s two valedictorians, Andrew Patty, addresses the graduating class of 2016 during commencement Saturday.
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Bradford’s 2016 graduates stand during commencement Saturday.
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One of Bradford High School’s valedictorians, Kelly Moore, pauses for a final selfie with her class before giving her commencement address Saturday.
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Bradford High School salutatorian Mackenzie Weldy addresses her classmates during commencement Saturday.
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A composite photo of Bradford’s Class of 2016 was on display during commencement Saturday.
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School officials stand for the national anthem during Bradford graduation.
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Bradford graduates stand for the national anthem during commencement ceremonies Saturday.
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Valedictorian Andrew Patty addresses his fellow graduates.
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