Pastors put blessings on 2014 graduates

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A group of friends from Mexia High School pose together for their loved ones to take pictures after the baccalaureate service. The seniors will graduate Friday evening, June 6, at Blackcat Stadium Football Field. Shown here in their graduation robes, l-r, are Shawn Hobbs, Ostell Johnson, Chavor Gamble, Travion Grey and Donnell Gamble. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight

By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer
Mexia graduating seniors were commended and encouraged by local church leaders at the annual baccalaureate service Sunday, June 1.
The event was held at the high school auditorium, which was just about filled to capacity.
Though the event is voluntary and not an official school function because of its religious nature, most of the graduates attended, entering to “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by Wynona Lipsett on the auditorium’s grand piano.

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