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Adult Learning Center Grads Get New Lease on Life

When Brittany Sullivan lost her sister, her life spiraled out of control. "When I was 14 years old, my sister died suddenly in a car accident. This sent me into a downward spiral that led me to drinking, smoking, and dipping into opioids, which eventually got me kicked out of my home at 17. Shortly after, I dropped out of high school," Sullivan said.

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McCann Postsecondary Graduates Ready to 'Reap Rewards'

The 14 graduates of McCann Technical School's postsecondary program had a variety of reasons for entering the nearly yearlong program. And at Monday night pinning, they celebrated their successful completion in the fields of cosmetology, dental assisting, medical assisting and surgical assisting.

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Miss Hall's School Graduates 47 Students

Forty-seven students, including 14 from Berkshire County and nearby communities, graduated on Sunday, June 2, during Miss Hall's School's 121st commencement.

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PHS Students Ready to Be Accountable Adults

Class President Trista Dearstyne believes the class is ready. She said entering the adult world is scary but because of the lessons they learned in high school has prepared them for it. She said the students can succeed in college, in the military, or in careers

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Taconic Graduates 'Class of Change'

The seniors at Taconic were known as the "class of change" and lead the way to break in the new school. The new Taconic was opened for classes for the first time this year and the nickname "class of change" was given to the seniors. They were the ones to break in the new structure while watching the school that had spent the previous three years be torn down.

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Lenox High Graduates Ready to Take Flight

The 49 graduates of Lenox Memorial High School are ready for the risks ahead as they leave the close-knit class of 2019 and learn to fly.

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Mount Greylock Grads Told to 'Make Change Happen'

Initially divided, now unified yet diverse, the Mount Greylock Regional School class of 2019 was graduated Saturday morning and given one last reminder of how "unspecial" it truly is.

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Pittsfield High Names Class Speakers & Top 10 for 2019

Trista Dearstyne, president of the Pittsfield High School class of 2019, will speak at the graduation ceremony at Tanglewood in Lenox on Sunday, June 9, at 4:00pm.

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Hoosac Valley Graduates Remember Past and Look Forward

Hundreds packed into the hot gymnasium to see the class of 2019 off.

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Hoosac Valley High Scholarships & Awards for 2019

The following awards and scholarships for Hoosac Valley High School were presented during Class Night on Thursday, June 6.

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Mount Greylock Regional Names 2019 Graduation Speakers

Adam Cohen and Clare Sheedy have been selected to address the class of 2019 at the Mount Greylock Regional School graduation ceremonies at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, in the school gymnasium.

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Drury High Class of 2019 Offers Inspiration to Future Classes

Vincienza Alicandri in her valedictory address on Thursday night lauded Drury High School and its teachers for setting the class of 2019 on the road to success.

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Drury High School Scholarships & Awards for 2019

The following awards and scholarships were presented during Awards Night at Drury High School on Wednesday, June 5.

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McCann Tech Class of 2019 Holds 'Golden Key' to Unlock Future

Valedictorian Emma Lee Marino, taking a moment to call out to her grandfather who was in the hospital, said her time at McCann was like a puzzle. Some experiences were bad and others good.

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Hoosac Valley Names Top Students for Class of 2019

Hoosac Valley High School has named Cameron Wagoner and Suki Liang as the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the class of 2019.

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Taconic High School Scholarships & Awards for 2019

The following awards and scholarships were presented to the Taconic High School class of 2019 during Awards Nigh on Monday, June 3, in the high school auditorium.

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Lee High School Awards & Scholarships 2019

The following awards and scholarships were presented to the class of 2019 at awards night on Thursday, May 30.

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McCann Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 2019

Emma Marino has been named this year's valedictorian and Megan Goyette the salutatorian for the McCann Technical School class of 2019, in an announcement by Principal Justin Kratz.

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Class of 2019 Takes Memories of Old Wahconah With Them

With the impending renovation of Wahconah Regional High School, the 146 members of the class of 2019 were charged to keep the building's memory alive.

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Monument Mountain Graduates OK With Uncertainty of Life

On a warm day, Monument Mountain Valedictorian Wilson Cole Sprague toss a Frisbee to his friend, who went full steam head chasing after it. Sprague noticed a sign sticking out of the ground and tried to yell to watch out but it was too late. His friend ran right into it and fell to the ground. When it was clear he was OK, Sprague joked, "you really left your mark on Monument."

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Local Students Earn Williams College Degrees

Williams College President Maud S. Mandel today conferred bachelor of arts degrees to local graduates at the college's 230th commencement. Mary-Claire King, an award-winning geneticist at the University of Washington who first discovered the breast and ovarian cancer gene, was the principal speaker. Adams

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Williams College Grads Gear Up for 'Everything Change'

On the day that brings one of the biggest changes to any individual's live, Williams College graduates Sunday were reminded that the biggest changes are yet to come.

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Lee Graduates Charged With 'Duty' to Make World a Better Place

The Lee High School class of 2019 is entering the world at a tumultuous time, a time that many of them feel helpless to prevent or change. Valedictorian Homer Winston, however, believes each and every student in the class has a "duty" to make the world better. Winston now that the class is graduating they have a responsibility to everybody else in this world to make it a better place on whichever path the students choose.

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BArT Graduates Told to Keep Trying

Watroba was the principal speaker at Saturday morning's ceremony, when Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School sent 29 members of the class of 2019 on to colleges ranging from Howard University and the University of Maine to Williams and Berkshire Community.

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Mount Everett 2019 Class Leaves With Skills to Do The Job

Academically, the 40 graduates in the Mount Everett's class of 2019 hadn't achieved anything too special, according to Salutatorian Jaclyn Derwitsh. "Academically we had done what roughly 3.6 million other students do every year. Thinking about it that way, graduating high school doesn't seem all too special," Derwitsh said on the stage at Tanglewood as she welcomed the class, family, and friends to the Saturday's ceremony.

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