MHS Seniors enjoy pre-graduation celebrations

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By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor

Ryan Pearl, Jeffrey Cote, Thomas Crisafulli, Madeline Young, Elizabeth Grasso, Matt Skillings and Brian O’Leary pose for a photo.

MARLBOROUGH – Before they crossed the stage at graduation June 5, the Marlborough High School Class of 2021 crossed a red carpet at a “Gala” held in their honor. 

The event was held in lieu of a prom as organizers aimed to replicate some of the landmark social events this year’s high school seniors missed over the last year and a half due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

After the Gala, seniors enjoyed what was billed as an adaptation of their traditional all-nighter post-prom event. “Operation Graduation,” as it was called, ran until 10 p.m. and featured a more casual atmosphere for soon-to-be graduates. 

(Photos/Vicki Greene)