Last evening, Jim Thorpe Area High School celebrated its 58th annual commencement ceremony in the JTHS gymnasium. One hundred and eighteen students received their diplomas.
The ceremony began with the singing of "The Star Spangled Banner," by graduating senior Michael Trainer.
Principal, Thomas Lesisko opened the ceremony with a few remarks.
He said, they (the graduating seniors) are the future leadership of America.
He added that the graduating seniors have worked very hard to get to this moment and they are on their 'victory lap.'