06/28/2014 4:00 PM
Graduates of Shoreham-Wading River's Class of 2014 at Saturday's ceremony. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Graduates of Shoreham-Wading River’s Class of 2014 at Saturday’s ceremony. (Credit: Bill Landon)

More than 200 Shoreham-Wading River students celebrated at graduation Saturday morning. Maxwell Maritato was the school’s valedictorian and Matthew Peraza was the salutatorian.

Read more about the graduates in the upcoming issue of the News-Review.

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Michael Hubbard receives his honorary degree at Riverhead High School's graduation ceremony Saturday morning. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

Michael Hubbard is cheered as he makes his way onto the stage at Riverhead High School’s graduation ceremony Saturday morning. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

Hundreds of friends and family members packed the sidelines of Riverhead High School’s football field Saturday morning to watch members of the Class of 2014 receive their diplomas.

The outgoing seniors shared hugs and tears, reminiscing on the past triumphs and tragedies that shaped their education. (more…)

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Amberlynn (left) and Lyn Fountaine posed for photos before going to Tracey Fountaine, who was burnt in a house fire Thursday morning. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Amberlynn Fountaine (right) and her mother Lyn posed for a photo at graduation Saturday. The family’s home was destroyed by a fire Thursday and Amberlynn’s father, Tracey, is at Stony Brook University Medical Center. (Credit: Cyndi Murray}

Amberlynn Fountaine would have preferred staying by her father’s side at his Stony Brook University Medical Center room Saturday morning. Instead, she fulfilled his dream of watching her receive her diploma along with the rest of her peers graduating Riverhead High School. (more…)

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Mercy graduates move their tassels during Thursday's commencement ceremony in Riverhead. (Credit: Robin Bay)

Mercy graduates move their tassels during Thursday’s commencement ceremony in Riverhead. (Credit: Robin Bay)

Bishop McGann-Mercy High School’s Class of 2014 graduated Thursday evening, marked by a commencement ceremony and liturgy in the Riverhead Catholic school’s auditorium and chapel. (more…)

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BILL LANDON PHOTO | Riverhead graduates at Saturday morning’s ceremony.

Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River both held their graduation ceremonies Saturday morning as hundreds of students saw their high school journey come to an end.

There was plenty to celebrate and many wished congratulations to their classmates and friends via social media.

Below is a sample of what some people were saying today:


TIM GANNON PHOTO | Shoreham-Wading River High School students at their graduation Saturday morning.

The Class of 2013 at Shoreham-Wading River received diplomas Saturday morning in a ceremony at the high school.

Valedictorian Cari Gostic and salutatorian Taylor Brant delivered speeches to their classmates and Eric Lopez sang “You Raise Me Up.”

The graduating class featured 206 students.

For a full list of graduates and bios on the valedictorian and salutatorian, pick up a copy of the June 27 News-Review to find a special graduation insert.

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BILL LANDON PHOTO | The Riverhead High School Class of 2013 celebrates graduation Saturday morning.

On a beautiful, sunny morning Saturday, the Riverhead High School Class of 2013 celebrated its graduation at a ceremony on the football field.

Riverhead’s valedictorian in 2013 is Daniel Raynor, who will attend Yale. Daniel Tysz was salutatorian and is attending SUNY Stony Brook.

For a complete list of graduates and bios on the valedictorian and salutatorian, pick up a copy of the June 27 News-Review for the special graduation section.

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BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | The 2013 class of McGann-Mercy High School at Thursday’s graduation.

The McGann-Mercy High School Class of 2013 celebrated its graduation Wednesday afternoon. The 84 graduates come from all across the East End and as far west as Patchogue and Port Jefferson.

The students received more than $11 million in scholarship offers and 99 percent of graduates will be pursuing post-secondary studies or serve in the military.