At Central High School’s commencement this year, King and Queen Schools Superintendent Dr. Carol B. Carter did not begin as she had in previous years.
Carter called each of the 33 graduates by name and asked them to stand. She spoke to them one by one, reading their yearbook quote, referencing a skill and telling them why they were special.
One of the students said he would marry Taylor Swift. One liked to rap. Two more said they graduated for their dads and wished them a happy Father’s Day.
The crowd of family and friends, scattered on the bleachers and floor of Central High’s gymnasium, cheered for every student.
“This is what I love about our size,” Carter said....