Hundreds of high school graduates celebrated an important milestone during commencements across Sampson County. Graduation ceremonies were held Friday for Hobbton High School, Lakewood High School, Midway High School and Union High School. The celebration continued Saturday for Clinton High School. For a full list of graduates and photos of all graduating classes across the county, as well as officers and junior marshals, check out the Sampson Independent’s 2018 Senior Salute special keepsake edition.
Seniors at Lakewood High School pose for pictures before the 44th Annual Commencement.
Graduates assist a classmate with his gown and accessories before the ceremony.
Seniors walk into the graduation ceremony with smiles as parents and supports stand to honor them.
Lakewood High School graduates listen to presentations.
Union High School’s Valedictorian Narivi Roblero-Escalante, left, and Salutatorian Lorena Ortega, right, share moments with classmates before the graduation ceremony. They are pictured with Sergio Sebastian Aguilar.
Chloe Riley, MiKayla Cavenaugh, and Roxie Long are happy about graduating from Union High School. Riley provided the senior farewell.
Principal Julie Hunter takes a selfie with the Union High School Class of 2018.
Davion Vann signs a yearbook for Ki’ron Newton, right, before they march into the graduation ceremony.