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Clarksville High School’s Life Skills Class of 2012


Clarksville High SchoolClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, Clarksville High School celebrated and wished a fond farewell to a special group of students, its 2012 graduating Life Skills class. This was the second of such ceremonies for Clarksville High School and Jeffrey Major, Clarksville High’s Life Skills teacher and the event’s coordinator.

Mr. Major recognized the need for a farewell ceremony that recognizes the Life Skills graduates in a more intimate way and set about planning this year’s event with the help of Clarksville High faculty and staff. Mr. Major noted that it is a way to have them celebrate this special time with teachers, staff, peer mentors, friends and family, and not get lost in the crowd of a traditional graduation ceremony.

2012 Graduating Life Skills class at Clarksville High School.

2012 Graduating Life Skills class at Clarksville High School.

It is a way to make this transition in their lives extra special. He also added that they wanted to do something to show the graduates that they had made a lasting impact and brought much joy to everyone who had known them during their time at Clarksville High.

Jean Luna, principle of Clarksville High School officiated the ceremony and in attendance were Director of Schools Michael Harris, Director of Exceptional Children Services Dr. Cara Alexander, and Clarksville High Assistant Principles and Guidance Counselors.

Peer Mentors, Chase Knott and Hayden Jordon also spoke to those in attendance and gave heart felt speeches about their time with the graduates, which not only brought tears to the eyes of those in attendance but laughs as well.

The farewell ceremony concluded with a reception for its graduating students, Aaron Ennis, Ricky Ewing III, Joshua Reed and Rebecca Tenpenny. Clarksville High School wishes each of them the best in life and their future endeavors.




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