• Laurel High class of 2021 grad Morgan Gordy receives her diploma from Martin Benjamin Gordy and Jayne Phillips Gordy, members of the class of 1970. Photo by Mike McClure

Laurel High class of 2021 called ‘truly exceptional’ during commencement

June 10th, 2021|Categories: LAUREL, MAIN HOME|

In his remarks during last Friday’s commencement, Laurel High School principal David Hudson called the school’s class of 2021 “exceptional”. Hudson also said he was happy to be at Schollenberger Field at Laurel Stadium, which had the home and away bleachers filled with the graduates’ family and friends. “There are many options on [...]



The ARK Educational Resource Center awards ceremony

The ARK Educational Resource Center will be holding their seventh annual awards ceremony on Saturday, June 19 from noon - 1:30 p.m. at Janosik Park, 201-299 Front St., Laurel. The keynote speaker will be Tasha Marie Stevens, Esquire. Please contact Joyce Sessoms at 302-382-9904 for free ticket information.

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