North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

May 23, 2013

Gardendale High graduates 344 candidates

By Robert Carter
North Jefferson News

GARDENDALE — Gardendale High School conferred diplomas to 344 seniors in commencement exercises held Thursday night.

The graduation ceremony, held before a near-capacity crowd at Gardendale First Baptist Church, featured messages from Dr, Stephen Nowlin, the new superintendent of the Jefferson County Schools, as well as honor graduates Seth Alford and Mary Martha DiChiara, plus senior class president Emalyn Hill.