PAHS graduates-to-be gather for 2018 Class Night

Nick LaBelle
Staff Writer

Members of the Punxsutawney Area High School Class of 2018 donned their caps and gowns officially for the first time on Thursday as they took part in the annual Class Night celebration. (First photo) The class officers and Class Heart recipient shared a lovely moment together after the ceremony. They are (front) Zach Pape, Class Heart; (back row, from left) Kaitlin Doverspike, secretary; Jordyn Powell, president; Rebekah Depp-Hutchinson, treasurer; and Mackenzie Barr, vice-president. (Second photo) The parents of the top three students in the class were proud of their children’s accomplishments in academics. The students, pictured with their parents, are (from left) Valedictorian Molly Shepler and parents Charles and Melissa Shepler; Salutatorian Kaitlin Doverspike and parents Eric and Edy Doverspike; and third honor student Zach Pape and parents Susan Painter and Steve Pape.