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The Telegram
  • Little Falls graduates told to ‘follow their dreams’

  • Little Falls High School Class of 2013 Secretary Mary Kathryn Connolly had some advice for her fellow graduates Saturday morning.



    “Do not be afraid to dream. Dreams can take you anywhere,” she said during a ceremony in the school’s auditorium. “Go and follow your dreams. We’re not in high school anymore.”

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  • Little Falls High School Class of 2013 Secretary Mary Kathryn Connolly had some advice for her fellow graduates Saturday morning.
    “Do not be afraid to dream. Dreams can take you anywhere,” she said during a ceremony in the school’s auditorium. “Go and follow your dreams. We’re not in high school anymore.”
    Senior Brianna Nichols told her classmates to avoid mediocrity and to continue to push themselves.
    “Know your limits and then defy them and defy them again,” she said.
    Nichols also told her classmates to avoid conformity.
    “Be different. Don’t be afraid to go out on that limb,” she said.
    Little Falls High School graduated a class of 80 Saturday morning. The ceremony was marked with speeches and music and was dedicated in memory of Martin Welpe.
    Welpe was the chairman of the mathematics department at the school and died unexpectedly on April 7. A 1988 graduate of Little Falls High School, he was well known by students and staff as a man who enjoyed teaching.
    Little Falls High School Class of 2013 Vice President Ashley Giaquinto’s advice for the graduates was to “do what you love.”
    “Don’t be afraid to experience new things, and don’t be afraid to be yourself,” she said.
    Senior Tess Krowicki told the school’s Class of 2013 to take charge of their lives.
    “Do not let fear control you. Do not let anything stop you until you are truly happy,” she said.
    Seventeen of the graduates earned highest honors, high honors or honors.
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