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Good luck, graduating seniors


Brainerd High School

Commencement Ceremony: 7 p.m. June 2 on Don Adamson field (weather permitting).

Number of graduating class: 509.

Class flower: Orchid.

Class motto: “Within our reach lies every path we ever dream of taking. Within our power lies every step we ever dream of making. With our range lies every joy we ever dream of seeing. Within ourselves lies every dream we ever dream of being.”

Valedictorian: Christopher Sausen.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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