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Warrensburg’s grads hailed, urged to embrace responsibility

OUR FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT... Basking in the spotlight due to their achievements, Warrensburg High School’s soon-to-be-graduates don shades to reduce the glare shortly before receiving their diplomas.

OUR FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT... Basking in the spotlight due to their achievements, Warrensburg High School’s soon-to-be-graduates don shades to reduce the glare shortly before receiving their diplomas.

— Valedictorian Maggie Danna bridged the gap between those early years and the present — by quoting Albus Dumbledore, a headmaster in the Harry Potter books.

“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities,” she said. Both she and Eaton praised the school for preparing them well in facing choices in life, as well as nurturing a strong bond with the community.

In that vein, Danna advised her fellow graduates to keep in mind the impact their lives would have on others.

“By choosing careers and volunteering opportunities we are passionate about and that give back to our communities, we can make a difference,” she said.

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