Bridges High School graduation today at 4 p.m. |

Bridges High School graduation today at 4 p.m.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — High schools in the three communities served by the Roaring Fork School District Re-1 are slated for this weekend, beginning with ceremonies for the Bridges alternative high school program in Carbondale this afternoon.

Bridges will graduate 20 seniors this year, at the 4 p.m. graduation ceremony today on the lawn behind the school building, located between Third Street and Weant Boulevard in Carbondale.

Addressing the Bridges graduates will be popular longtime ELL teacher Ivone Munoz, who has worked closely with many of the Bridges students during their schooling.

Student Logan Thomas Sabo is the Bridges Class of 2013 valedictorian, and Sarahi Avila Dominguez is the class salutatorian. Both with be speaking before their fellow graduates. This year’s faculty speaker will be Suzanne Fitzgerald.

Bridges students received a total of $44,000 is college scholarships, renewable for four years, and 42 percent of the class will be continuing on to college. Eight percent of the class plans to join the military.

“This year’s graduates have been the most conscience about improving our school building appearance, inside and out,” said school registrar Cindy Mcadow. “They have given at least 500 hours to our school as a class.”

On Saturday, Glenwood Springs High School kicks off the day’s commencement exercises at 10 a.m., followed by Basalt High School at 1 p.m. and Roaring Fork High School at 4 p.m.

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