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The big first

Liberty High holds first graduation ceremony
Liberty High School students, staff and family members pack the auditorium Saturday, May 26 for the first annual commencement. 40 seniors were conferred diplomas in the afternoon ceremony. (photo by Chris Umscheid)

NORTH LIBERTY– One year ago, forty juniors made the decision to leave schools they’d already spent three years in, and spend their senior year in brand new Liberty High School in North Liberty. While freshmen and sophomores in the new attendance area were assigned to the new school, juniors and seniors had the option of staying put or transferring. On Saturday, May 26, those students were presented the first diplomas from the new school in the first graduation event, which was held in the auditorium.

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