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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Colfax Class of 2021 graduates

Ceremony for 48 seniors ends with parade


Garth Meyer | The gazette

Wind carries off the traditional toss of the mortarboards for the Colfax High School class of 2021.

COLFAX - The scoreboard time clock was set to 20:21 and a gusting wind caused graduates to hold on to their mortarboards. It's how 48 students completed their education at Colfax High School.

Valedictorians Hannah Buri and Kari Largent spoke, along with salutatorian Alexis Booth, representing their graduating class on June 5.

"We all feel like we missed out on a senior year," said Largent, in her speech, before talking of how the class worked through their disappointment of their senior year being in a pandemic.

Principal David Gibb spoke about the students he has come to know through two o...

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