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Eldorado honors 2016 high school graduates

Posted on 5/14/2016, 12:20 PM

Students, family, faculty and friends gathered in the Duff-Kingston Gymnasium at Eldorado High School on Friday night to celebrate the graduation of the class of 2016.

Eighty-four students participated in the commencement exercises that included: 18 National Honor Society members, four Illinois state scholars, 39 scholarship recipients -- who received more than $600,000 in awards -- and multiple students who earned college credit at Southeastern Illinois College.

During the ceremony, Dillon Sigler and Abby Steed were recognized for joining the Armed Forces after their graduation.

Valedictorian for the class of 2016 was Mary Mitchell, while the salutatorian was Gage Quertermous.

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