SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Parents, friends and family members gathered at Sleepy Hollow High School to watch 240 students from the Class of 2016 receive their diplomas at the 59th annual commencement.
"Be positive, always say thank you, and work at something you love," said Principal Carol Conklin-Spillane, who is resigning after 22 years. “You get to choose what window you’ll look from in life, so why not select the best view?”
“It is time to flip over a new page in the story of our lives,” said valedictorian Elizabeth Silver. She will be attending the University of Connecticut to study medicine.
Salutatorian Zoe Kaplan will attend Wesleyan University in the fall.
The graduation ceremony took place Thursday.