Sherando High School Class of 2016

Sherando senior Brandon Teets, 18, of Stephens City, walks to his seat during the start of commencement ceremonies Saturday morning at Arrowhead Stadium in Stephens City. There were 316 seniors who received their diplomas, marking the largest 2016 graduating class in Frederick County. Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando High School salutatorian Kathleen Schaefer 18, left, of Stephens City, and valedictorian Victoria Reese, 18, right, of Winchester, look over their shoulders as the combined choirs at Sherando High School sing their final selection during graduation exercises. Rich Cooley/Daily
Dennis Paige, dressed in his warrior attire, leads Sherando's 2016 graduates into Arrowhead Stadium Saturday for commencement ceremonies. Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando graduate Bailey McGill smiles as she gets applause after she received the Dr. Charles Anderson Scholarship during graduation ceremonies at Sherando High School on Saturday. The scholarship provides a full-ride at Virginia Tech for the dairy science student. Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando graduate Isaiah Armistead, 18, of Stephens City, stands with his classmates during the national anthem. Rich Cooley/Daily
Shernando graduate Stephen Cook, 17, of Stephens City,cools off with a make-shift fan himself during graduation ceremonies. Rich Cooley/Daily
Lucy Middelhos, 18, of Winchester, waves to the crowd during Sherando's graduation ceremony. Rich Cooley/Daily
Christopher Bright, 19, left, shows off his diploma to Tessa Brock, 19, right. Rich Cooley/Daily
Combined choirs, including a front row of seniors, perform during graduation ceremonies Saturday at Sherando High School. Rich Cooley/Daily