Lodi High School students ready to take on the world
Valedictorian Elizabeth Long, braces her cap from the wind while giving her speech during the Lodi High School Class of 2012 graduation ceremony at the Grape Bowl on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 9:08 am, Fri May 25, 2012.
Elizabeth Long, 18, was giddy with excitement standing at the entrance to the Grape Bowl on Thursday night. She had a speech to give, awards to receive, and four years of college work staring her in the face. But that wasn't her main concern.
"Right now, I'm just hoping my bobby pins hold," she said, pressing her white cap tightly to her red-gold curls.
Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:08 am.