Elk County Catholic celebrates Class of 2012

ST. MARYS - Elk County Catholic High School honored the accomplishments of the Class of 2012 on Sunday afternoon during the school's 50th commencement exercises.The 72 members of the senior class gathered Sunday morning for graduation activities, which began with a Baccalaureate Mass and a senior slideshow presentation in the school chapel and were followed by a brunch in the gymnasium.The commencement ceremony began at 12:30 p.m., as graduates clad in maroon and gold gowns processed into the auditorium in front of their family, friends and faculty to the traditional graduation hymn of "Pomp and Circumstance," performed by the Elk County Catholic High School Band under the direction of Ray Knight.