Hats off, Armstrong High School graduates

Armstrong High School seniors file on to the school’s back lawn June 9 for commencement. (Sun Post staff photos by Gina Purcell) Elliot Olson, Armstrong High School’s 2017 senior class president, addresses his classmates at the June 9 commencement ceremony. Olson was one of 440 seniors graduating from the school. The Armstrong High School concert choir performs during the June 9 commencement ceremony. (Sun Post staff photos by Gina Purcell) Sewit Eskinder, an Armstrong senior, addresses the class of 2017. Armstrong High School Principal David Dahl congratulates the class of 2017 June 9 at the commencement ceremony. Robbinsdale School Board Member Patsy Green, center, and Armstrong High School Assistant Principal John Cook, right, congratulate Armstrong High School seniors June 9 as they accept their diplomas.
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Robbinsdale School Board Member Patsy Green, center, and Armstrong High School Assistant Principal John Cook, right, congratulate Armstrong High School seniors June 9 as they accept their diplomas.

It was an exciting evening for Armstrong High School’s class of 2017 as seniors participated in the commencement ceremony June 9 marking the end of their high school careers.

The ceremony took place on the school’s back lawn and featured three student speakers: Class President Eliot Olson, Simon Awcock and Sewit Eskinder.

The audience was also addressed by Robbinsdale Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Carlton D. Jenkins and Armstrong Principal David Dahl.

The Armstrong Commencement Band and Armstrong Concert Choir also performed.