Wildcat pride filled nearly 350 Richmond Hill High School seniors Saturday at the Savannah Civic Center when the class of 2012 finally moved their tassels to signify their alumni status with the school.
After marching to their seats to “Pomp and Circumstance” performed by the RHHS Wildcat Band, watching the presentation of the colors by the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Faith Harris, senior class secretary welcomed parents, family, friends and graduates.
Salutatorian and class treasurer Caleb Ingram gave the opening remarks shortly before his salutatory address, in which he explained his love of math and the role of numbers in everyday life.
“We count our shoes or the molecules in a substance,” he said. “We add and subtract in our checkbook or in the books of a company; we use fractions and ratios to cook and design buildings; we use percentages to shop or analyze data. And it doesn’t stop there.”
But Ingram, who plans to attend the University of Georgia, explained to his fellow graduates that no matter how often numbers arise in everyday activities, their achievements thus far and in the future can’t be represented by numbers.
Read more in the May 23 edition of the News.