PAWLING, N.Y. -- Pawling High School celebrated its Class of 2016 on Friday evening at its commencement
The school, which held its 66th-annual commencement, bid farewell to its newly minted graduates inside a packed gym.
Members of the graduating class performed renditions of the national anthem and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Paul Simon, while the school's band performed a rendition of a piece by Bach.
Alexander Fogarasi delivered the salutatory address, while Elisabeth Clemmons delivered the valedictory address.
Class member Daniel DelBalzo announced this year's class gift, which is a row of cherry trees to be planted alongside a path that connects Pawling High School with Pawling Middle School.
Photos of the commencement are attached to this article.