Senior Class President Gabrielle Pettigrew welcomed the students at the beginning and asked the class for a moment of silence.
Graduating seniors Dori Sheehan and Hanna Oliver spoke well about their classmates that they lost this school year, Kayla Williams and John Mark Adams. Both were said to be great friends and great people.
Williams, who was one of three who was murdered in Roaring Spring last October, was listed as the Senior Class Secretary.
Trigg County District Judge Jamus Redd and the Rev. Jerry Bacon both gave the students words of encouragement related to serving God and living a good life. Redd spoke about always loving the Lord and trusting in Him.
Bacon spoke mostly about the importance of frequent prayer and what he said was its proven effectiveness. “Prayer works,” he said. “We should pray without ceasing.”
The Trigg County High School Band, of which several seniors are members, played an arrangement of “Panis Angelicus.”