The importance of connections, friends and family was the overriding theme at Lakeview High School’s commencement exercises Sunday afternoon. Ninety-five students comprised this year’s graduating class.
Entering two-by-two, dressed in royal blue and silver robes, it was evident just how excited the class of 2012 was to graduate from Carson City-Crystal High School when Nathan LaVictor scooped up fellow graduate and best friend Shelby Kipp in his arms and carried her to their seats before sitting down. The two were part of 77 anxious seniors who walked through the doors of the school gymnasium one final time before becoming official graduates of Carson City-Crystal High School.
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For 123 years the Greenville Alumni Association has gathered together in June to celebrate those who have attended school in this community. For most it is a chance to reconnect with old classmates, have some dinner and just enjoy the fact they grew up in this town.
Belding’s softball team had one close game and one blowout on their way to a Division 2 district softball title. The Redskins knocked off Comstock Park and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern to win their fourth straight district title.
Lakeview senior Dillon Wood capped off his high school career with two top four finishes at Saturday’s Division 3 state track finals at Comstock Park. Wood captured a state title with a leap of 22-4 1/2 in the long jump. Chris Maye of Union City was second with a jump of 21-10 1/2. Wood followed up that performance with a fourth place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. Wood ran a 40.37. Jake McFadden of Clare was first with 38.88.
A Sidney Township man is in custody after he assaulted another individual with a knife and handgun Sunday morning.
Keegan Brewster has got some lofty goals for his final track competition this season.
Central Montcalm track athlete LaShae Wright is making her second appearance in the Division 3 state finals today.
In connection with the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), Flat River Family Dentistry is collecting cheek tissue samples through June 19 at its office in Greenville. The goal, according to Dr. Sara Mahar of Flat River Family Dentistry, is to collect 10,000 names for the bone marrow registry.