Friends and Family, alike, gathered at Ocean City High School Monday to commemorate the commencement of OCHS’ Class of 2018. The class of 243 made the walk out onto Carey Stadium to honor the completion of their time at Ocean City.
Greeted with blue skies and a shore breeze, the graduates donned the Red and White for their last time as OC students. The class took to the field with the staff of teachers and advisers who guided them throughout their journey in the past four years. Joining with them Alumni of the class of 1968, who had made this walk 50 years ago.
Taking to the stage Class Salutatorian, William Mack, and Valedictorian, Avi Rabia, were given the honor of addressing the crowd and their peers with parting words as members of the Ocean City Public School System. Both recognized and commended the growth of the Class of 2018 of which they had seen and been a part the last few years. They, too, imparted a vision of achievement and kindness for their classes future wherever that may take them.
Following them, Dr. Matthew Jamison applauded the character of this year’s class and recommended them for graduation. Approving his recommendation, superintendent, Dr. Kathleen Taylor conveyed an enthusiastic outlook not only for today’s graduates, but also for the generation they belong to. Announcing the names of this years graduates, Dr. Jamison presented them with their diplomas as the OCHS School Board congratulated them. Processing through the list of students, the class took to their feet, turned their tassels, and tossed their caps into the ending their careers as Ocean City Students. Congratulations to this year’s class and good luck as you all move forward.