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Pinedale High School Seniors. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Pinedale High School Seniors
The Pinedale High School Class of 2005 had 38 graduating seniors.

Valedictorian Casey Dean. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Valedictorian Casey Dean

Salutatorian Gracy Huntley. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Salutatorian Gracy Huntley

Class President Eli Mrak. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Class President Eli Mrak

Governor Freudenthal. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Governor Freudenthal

"You are the best kids to turn the world over to." - Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal
Pinedale High School Graduation
by Dawn Ballou
May 29, 2005

Commencement for the Pinedale High School Class of 2005 were held on Friday, May 27th in the Wrangler Gym. There were 38 graduating seniors in the class. Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal gave the commencement address.

Valedictorian for the Class of 2005 was Casey Dean. Gracy Huntley was Salutatorian. Eli Mrak was Senior Class President. Diplomas were awarded by Sublette County School Board No. 1 Chairman Jim Malkowski. The other school board members all in attendance, along with the Governor and School Superintendent Dr. Charles Grove and Pinedale High School Principal Richard Kennedy.

Nine seniors graduated as members of the National Honor Society. Twenty-seven seniors received scholarships. According to Principal Kennedy, more than $276,000 was awarded just in community-sponsored scholarships.

The class colors were Black, silver and green. Class flower was Bird of Paradise. Class saying by Buddha, "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." The Class Song was "Time" by Pink Floyd.

Governor Freudenthal congratulated the seniors and encouraged them to have a plan for the future, but not be afraid to veer from it if a great opportunity comes there way. He told them to value their friends and be ready for the inevitable changes that come in life. He said donít be afraid of failure. "Not succeeding at everything you tried to do doesnít mean that you are a failure. Just get up and do it again" Freudenthal said. "You are the brightest, greatest hope. You are the best kids to turn the world over to."

Pinedale High School Class of 2005
Courtney Amerine*
Alex Andersen
Jessica Anderson
Courtney Brown
Codi Cramer
Casey Dean* (Valedictorian)
Monica Lynn DeGraffenreid*
Jarrod Fairbanks
Madeline Foust
Alexander Gunn
Rachael Hill
Jonathan Hittle
Gracy Huntley* (Salutatorian)
Bridger Johnston
Jennifer Jones
Ju-Sun Kim
Nikki Marincic
Hannah McGuire*
Daniel Elias Mrak
Jan Munch
Amanda Northrup
Mark Pape
Maria Penciakova
Jennifer Ramsey
Jordan Reach
Abby Roberts
Maggie Roberts*
Sky Saylor*
Philip Storrud
Coulter Stroud*
Ryan Thomas
Holden Vargas
Brittany White
Melissa White
Challis Williams
Lawson Williams III
Sharee Youngberg
Paul Ziegenfelder*
*Denotes National Honor Society

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  • Processional. Photo by Pinedale Online.

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    Pinedale Grads

    Dr. Charles Grove. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Dr. Charles Grove
    Sublette School District No. 1 Superintendent

    Principal Kennedy. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Principal Kennedy
    Principal Kennedy and Class Valedictorian Casey Dean

    School Board. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    School Board

    Presidents Academic Awards. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Presidents Academic Awards
    President's Academic Award Recipients

    All 12 Years. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    All 12 Years
    All 12 years in Pinedale School system.

    Governors Speech. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Governors Speech
    Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal gave the commencement address.

    Graduate. Photo by Pinedale Online.

    Has her diploma. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Has her diploma

    Graduation Hug. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Graduation Hug

    Friends. Photo by Pinedale Online.

    Happy Day. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Happy Day

    Jim Malkowski. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Jim Malkowski
    School Board Chairman

    Big crowd. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Big crowd

    Concert Choir. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Concert Choir
    Pinedale High School Concert Choir, Gena Anderson, Director

    Concert Band. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Concert Band
    Pinedale High School Concert Band, Craig Sheppard, Director

    Congratulations Graduates. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Congratulations Graduates
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