CAMDEN — With the pandemic altering how seniors at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport celebrate the countdown until graduation, school leaders have partnered with Randy Stearns and Peter Rollins to honor this year’s graduating Windjammers.
“Each year, seniors traditionally countdown the days until graduation with a large sign in the High School lobby. Obviously, that will not happen this year,” the school said in a news release. “Thus, to kick off the final month until graduation, Randy Stearns and Peter Rollins have helped us to change the bulbs in the star on Mt. Battie to be Red and White, our school colors.”
The new colors will be turned on by the high school’s valedictorian, Robyn Walker-Spencer, and salutatorian, Sophia Campbell, Wednesday, May 13 between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The color display will be left up for a few days, the school said, to honor its graduating seniors.
“So, find a great viewing location downtown Camden to witness the turning on of the lights,” the release read.
Beginning May 13, the high school will be recognizing 10 seniors each school day on its Facebook page by sharing comments from their teachers.
A virtual representation of the wall of graduates traditionally seen on the high school’s main office wall can be viewed, courtesy of Camden Hills senior Sophie Ernst, on Instagram.
Details on other graduation events will be forthcoming, the district promised.