Wednesday Jun 10 2009 comments Lincoln High School Graduation 2009! By: by Karina Williams -A +A Karina WilliamsAshley Moreau, president of the class of 2009, opens the graduating ceremony with a short speech and the Pledge of Allegiance. Karina WilliamsPaul Carraf, a Board of Trustee, hands Krista Lindsey her diploma Friday night during the Lincoln High School graduation. Karina WilliamsWalking with pride, Adante Holmes, waves to his family and friends watching him graduate at Lincoln High School. Karina WilliamsLincoln High School?s valedictorian, Sarah Beitz, speaks to her fellow graduates and the hundreds of family and friends attending the graduation ceremony. Karina WilliamsLincoln High School graduates and friends, from left front, Dimitry Melnichuk, John Welfringer, Miguel Morales, Matt Henderson, and from left back, Johnny Rubio, Ernesto Ramirez, Alex Weinert, and Parker Kinsley, celebrate after Friday?s graduation. Karina WilliamsWhitney Stark places a yellow carnation on a chair before she receives her diploma, in honor of classmate, Sunshine Philmore, who died during their junior year. Karina WilliamsNicole Wilkerson and John Sherry walk to their seats as the Graduation Cerimony starts. Karina WilliamsThe Lincoln High School Alexander Grey Stadium was filled with 317 graduates Friday night, anxiously waiting to receive their diplomas. Karina WilliamsCassandra Cosens waves to her family and friends in the stands after she received her high school diploma Friday. Karina WilliamsThe late Justin Grich?s sister, Lynette Grich, and their cousin Christina Geonola, walk among the Lincoln High School 2009 graduates to receive Justin?s diploma. Karina WilliamsMoriah Bradley, graduate, takes a photo with friends, Melanie Benjamin, 17, of Lincoln, left, and Paige Fulmer, 16, of Newcastle, after the graduation ceremony.