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July 1, 2011; Updated: 2:06 pm
Groton— Three classes recently graduated from the Naval Submarine School.
Thirty-seven sailors of "Class 11060" graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field Apprentice course on June 23. Seaman...
June 30, 2011; Updated: 5:17 pm
While many children enjoy building sandcastles at the beach in the summer, Lyndsay Chartneski's preschool class got a head start, building a castle out of recyclable plastics. You'll see the class along with the finished project...
June 29, 2011; Updated: 9:26 am
The weather was nearly perfect for the graduates of East Haven High School’s Class of 2011 as they celebrated the end of one chapter of their lives and prepared for the next.
Friends and family gathered at Crisafi Field...
June 29, 2011; Updated: 10:48 am
Daniel Hand High School has announced the top 10 students for the graduating class of 2011.
June 28, 2011; Updated: 6:36 pm
The faces of the students starting at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Monday looked different, but they shared the same petrified expression.
PHOTO GALLERY: Reporting for swab summer
June 25, 2011; Updated: 12:15 am
Old Lyme - The venue name couldn't have been more appropriate for what the gathered friends and family have for the Lyme-Old Lyme High School Class of 2011.
June 25, 2011; Updated: 12:38 am
Old Saybrook - The stands of the Old Saybrook High School gymnasium were filled with screaming fans Friday, all snapping photos and smiling with pride. Yet, they weren't exactly sports fanatics there to cheer on the...
June 24, 2011; Updated: 3:10 pm
Although rain continued to pour, dousing hopes of an outdoor commencement, the graduating seniors of Ledyard High School were all smiles Thursday.
PHOTO GALLERY - Ledyard High School graduates
June 23, 2011; Updated: 11:03 am
New London - In her speech to classmates at the Waterford High School commencement Wednesday, Class of 2011 valedictorian Emily Diana found it a bit puzzling that she was asked to give an inspirational speech to mark the...
June 23, 2011; Updated: 12:48 am
The rain Wednesday didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the 201 graduates and their relatives and friends who packed the steamy gymnasium.
PHOTO GALLERY - Stonington High School graduation
June 23, 2011; Updated: 8:43 am
Katelyn Alice Adams
Devin Brian Andrews
June 21, 2011; Updated: 10:03 am
East Lyme - The East Lyme High School football stadium erupted with applause on Monday, not because the Vikings had won the game by a field goal, but because the Class of 2011 had made their debut as graduates.
June 21, 2011; Updated: 8:31 am
Aaron Perez Griffith of New London High School's Class of 2011 celebrates with other graduates during the school's commencement exercises held at Connecticut College Monday evening.
June 21, 2011; Updated: 8:34 am
New London - Tiana Victoria Hercules took the podium on the green at Connecticut College Monday night and offered the soon-to-be-graduates of New London High School her take on their futures.
June 19, 2011; Updated: 12:02 am
Principal Mark Frizzell pauses briefly to remind the crowd how the 160 members of the Class of 2011 responded in force when tragedy struck.
PHOTO GALLERY - Griswold High School graduates
June 18, 2011; Updated: 1:11 am
Groton - At Robert E. Fitch High School, "achieve more, care more," is the principal's motto. The theme was visited by four of the six people who spoke before the 313 members of the Class of 2011.
June 18, 2011; Updated: 1:03 am
The Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School Class of 2011 was ready to cheer at just about anything at their graduation ceremony Friday, so excited were they to be moving on to the next phase of their lives.
June 18, 2011; Updated: 1:14 am
Norwich - Four Bozrah families were counting on Norwich Free Academy's reputation for running a beautiful, traditional and yet efficient graduation ceremony, even for a class with nearly 600 graduates.
June 18, 2011; Updated: 1:13 am
Montville - As a professor of counseling psychology, Kristen Varjas understands perhaps better than most the challenges people must overcome to achieve their potential as well as the obstacles that can get in their...
June 18, 2011; Updated: 1:12 am
Norwich - The Norwich Technical High School Class of 2011 survived sophomore year with a move to the new building at 7 Mahan Drive, learned skills employers value and graduated Friday inevitably moving on in different...
June 18, 2011; Updated: 12:54 am
North Stonington - Cherish your loved ones, Ciara Haines told her classmates at Wheeler High School's graduation Friday evening.
June 17, 2011; Updated: 8:22 pm
Even with 40 minutes before the Class of 2011 Fitch graduation, Will Dixon was sporting his cap and gown, in a mad dash back to his car. He had forgotten his tassel. Inside, Dee Ortiz Rigg was shopping for a spare ticket. She was relegated to the...
June 17, 2011; Updated: 6:58 pm
NFA, with more than 500 students graduating this year, hasn't been forced indoors in more than a decade. School officials studied the forecast and took the chance to keep the 2011 graduation ceremony outdoors on the school athletic field.
June 17, 2011; Updated: 10:19 pm
Groton - The 127 members of Grasso Tech's graduating class have donned their navy blue caps and gowns and are about to march into the next phase of their lives.
June 17, 2011; Updated: 7:50 pm
North Stonington— At the Wheeler High School graduation, Ciara Haines told her classmates to cherish their loved ones.
June 17, 2011; Updated: 7:46 pm
Norwich Tech seniors waited for classmates outside behind the school cafe, excited for ceremonies to begin.
June 17, 2011; Updated: 11:16 pm
New London - At a commencement ceremony Thursday in Evans Hall at Connecticut College, the Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) awarded certificates to the graduates of 2011.
June 16, 2011; Updated: 6:07 pm
In a small but meaningful ceremony Wednesday night at Norwich City Hall, five students graduated from Thames River Academy.
PHOTO GALLERY - Thames River Academy graduation
June 13, 2011; Updated: 5:03 pm
The group of seniors - all girls save for four boys - began their project as sophomores, drawn in by their dynamic teacher's promise that they could design and build a one-person, wet submarine, then enter it in a race.
June 12, 2011; Updated: 12:03 am
Griswold - For years, Robert Waddell has had a good idea of the path he'll follow.
June 11, 2011; Updated: 12:47 am
Stonington - Up until his freshman year at Stonington High School, Christopher Blanco was a model student, posting As and Bs.
June 10, 2011; Updated: 1:05 pm
Ledyard - As president of the National Honor Society, president of the music council, a volunteer, an afterschool tutor, a drum major, a chorus member, a baby sitter, an employee, an artist, an actress, a girlfriend, a...
June 9, 2011; Updated: 12:45 am
New London - Senior Class Speaker Jack Haronian thanked his fellow classmates for being good friends and accepting his personal oddities, as he congratulated them during The Williams School 120th Commencement...
June 9, 2011; Updated: 2:44 pm
Heather Sawyer has participated in student council and volunteered at food banks. She also has volunteered at the Westerly Animal Shelter for three years, and her grades are the fourth-best in her class.
June 8, 2011; Updated: 8:43 am
East Lyme — Max Tan's journey in classical music - which, thus far, has led him to elite music schools to study violin and will take him to Harvard next year - started with an...
June 7, 2011; Updated: 4:37 am
Dan Nickerson began learning how to sail as a baby.
June 6, 2011; Updated: 8:33 am
Aaron Castillo was born in the United States, grew up in Honduras, then returned to Connecticut when he was 15 - without his family and without knowing how to speak English.
June 5, 2011; Updated: 9:33 pm
Brittany Marie Murray is just 5 feet tall, but a couple of moments into a basketball game, she said, her opponents on the court realize she is no easy target.
June 4, 2011; Updated: 12:03 am
A boisterous crowd of about 400 people greeted 145 adult education graduates with cheers, whistles and balloons Friday evening at New London High School.
PHOTO GALLERY - Adult Education Graduation
June 4, 2011; Updated: 12:05 am
It's surely difficult, trying to translate the mysterious buzz of creativity into something as inadequate as mere words.
June 3, 2011; Updated: 10:05 am
Groton - When his 1995 Pontiac Grand Am failed to start, Alan Anderson started working on it at 4 a.m. With no knowledge of what he was doing, he had figured out - using Google as a resource - that the starter was the...
June 2, 2011; Updated: 11:19 am
Installing a brake light in a racing car can be tricky, but Anthony Salvagna and a classmate did it on the first try.
June 1, 2011; Updated: 9:58 am
Norwich - Henmi Ng and his mom sat in the audience and applauded and cheered frequently during the inaugural event that opened the new Kelly Middle School auditorium.
May 31, 2011; Updated: 4:28 am
Old Lyme - His classmates and teachers call Salvatore Fava Lyme-Old Lyme High School's "go-to guy," the one everyone turns to when wiring and speakers need to be set up for a program, or sets built for the drama club...
May 30, 2011; Updated: 10:09 am
For the first 12 years of her life, Tashi Lhamo was a nomad in Tibet. Now the Montville High School senior is a recipient of a Gates Millennium Scholarship - one of three in the state - and she plans to become a doctor.
May 27, 2011; Updated: 10:42 am
Graduates of Norwich Regional Adult Education programs had to compete with their surroundings - the brand new Kelly Middle School auditorium.
PHOTO GALLERY - Norwich Adult Education graduation
May 23, 2011; Updated: 8:10 pm
A theme of connection and bonds ran through the college's centennial commencement, as the 452 graduates received their diplomas on Tempel Green in the middle of the school's 750-acre campus.
May 23, 2011; Updated: 1:19 am
Hartford - Students from Eastern Connecticut State University graduated Sunday during commencement ceremony at the XL Center. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was the commencement speaker.
May 23, 2011; Updated: 11:53 pm
MASTER OF ARTS
Amanda Lee Almond, New London
BACHELOR OF ARTS
May 22, 2011; Updated: 11:57 pm
In a brisk ceremony held at Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School, 22 students received their bachelor of fine arts degrees, and three received post-baccalaureate honors.