Shepaug graduates 80 in its Class of 2011

Eighty members of the Class of 2011, their families and friends basked in warm sunshine Saturday, as Shepaug Valley High School celebrated its 2011 commencement exercises on the rustic campus in Washington.

Offering respective valedictory and salutatory addresses were Matt Griffith and Aidan Galligan.

Among the speakers during the 90-minute program were Region 12 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bruce Storm, Principal Kim Gallo, faculty member Christine Shugrue and Class of 2011 President Jesse Steinmetz.

-- Norm Cummings