Leyton graduates 25 in commencement ceremony

 

Anthony Ruiz

Rebecca Tafolla struggles to hold back her tears as she hugs a family member during the presentation of flowers at the Leyton Class of 2016 commencement ceremony held Saturday in Dalton.

By Anthony Ruiz

anthony@suntelegraph.com

The town of Dalton tripled in size Saturday afternoon as hundreds of people filled the Leyton High School gymnasium to witness 25 of the school's seniors cross the stage and receive their diplomas during the Class of 2016 commencement ceremony.

Soon-to-be graduates filed into the gym wearing alternating gold and black gowns to the sound of "Pomp and Circumstance" and made their way to the stage before Leyton Superintendent Greg Brenner gave the welcome address.

Senior Jacob Ernest then led the audience in a prayer before turning the stage over to Cla...



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