Highlights of local graduation ceremonies

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Graduation services were held last Friday and Saturday in Andes, Margaretville, Roxbury and Onteora.
Here are some highlights:
Josephine DeSanto (valedictorian) and Jonathan Andrews (salutatorian) enjoy the moment at Friday night’s graduation at Andes Central School. — Photos by Dick SanfordJosephine DeSanto (valedictorian) and Jonathan Andrews (salutatorian) enjoy the moment at Friday night’s graduation at Andes Central School. — Photos by Dick Sanford

Valedictorian Michael Conroy accepts his diploma from Margaretville Building Principal Linda Taylor.Valedictorian Michael Conroy accepts his diploma from Margaretville Building Principal Linda Taylor.

Salutatorian Joshua Riley, left, and Valedictorian Joseph McAfee were happy graduates at Roxbury on Saturday.Salutatorian Joshua Riley, left, and Valedictorian Joseph McAfee were happy graduates at Roxbury on Saturday.

Doris Warner gives a big hug to son, James, after Saturday’s graduation. James was the Margaretville Central School Class 2014 Salutatorian.Doris Warner gives a big hug to son, James, after Saturday’s graduation. James was the Margaretville Central School Class 2014 Salutatorian.

RCS grad Erin Hubbell receives her diploma from Principal Eric Windover at Saturday’s ceremony.RCS grad Erin Hubbell receives her diploma from Principal Eric Windover at Saturday’s ceremony.

Cecilia Galatioto gets set to receive her diploma from Building Principal Linda Taylor at Margaretville’s graduation.Cecilia Galatioto gets set to receive her diploma from Building Principal Linda Taylor at Margaretville’s graduation.

Margaretville teacher Joy Holden, left, and Kyle Holden pose for a photo with MCS graduate Annette Hogan Auchmoody.Margaretville teacher Joy Holden, left, and Kyle Holden pose for a photo with MCS graduate Annette Hogan Auchmoody.

Jennifer Andrews wipes away a few tears at the Andes graduation on Friday.Jennifer Andrews wipes away a few tears at the Andes graduation on Friday.

Scott Maxim is all smiles at the Andes Central School graduation on Friday.Scott Maxim is all smiles at the Andes Central School graduation on Friday.

Roxbury graduates Isaac Cline, left, and Ian O’Brien were all smiles after Saturday’s ceremony.Roxbury graduates Isaac Cline, left, and Ian O’Brien were all smiles after Saturday’s ceremony.

Big Indian resident and Onteora School District Board of Education Trustee Tom Hickey enjoys a moment with his son, Sean, who graduated on Friday. — Photo by Jay Braman Jr.Big Indian resident and Onteora School District Board of Education Trustee Tom Hickey enjoys a moment with his son, Sean, who graduated on Friday. — Photo by Jay Braman Jr.