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    That’s a wrap for the Class of 2018 as they finished the commencement exercises with the ever-so-popular tossing of the caps briefly before congratulatory fireworks blew.
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    Groesbeck High Valedictorian, Michael Jones addressing the congregation at the graduation commencement on the evening of June 1.
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    Groesbeck High Salutatorian, Benjamin Lucas Bailey addressing the congregation at the graduation commencement on June 1, while his mother, high school principal, Keri Allen sits proudly behind.

GHS Graduation

Editors Note: The following is the Salutatorian address from the 2018 Groesbeck High School commencement ceremony.

Luke Bailey, Salutatorian of GHS

Hello, class of 2018, teachers and staff, board and administration,  people who eat pineapples on their pizza and the flat-earthers… and whoever else is in attendance. I was reminded that I had to write this speech as salutatorian some two weeks ago and that it need be done by- tonight. I was at a loss on where to start and what to write, so in the light of the high school spirit, I procrastinated and stayed up late working to write it.

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