Friendship Central recognizes graduates

Friendship Central Child Development at Central United Methodist Church had graduation exercises on May 25 in the church fellowship center.

Approximately 120 family members, friends and staff were present for this event.

The graduating class consists of front row, from left: Lennon Thompson, daughter of Bethany and Tyler Thompson; Karlie Whitley, daughter of Krista and Preston Whitley; Sutton Warner, daughter of Marlena and Jeremie Warner; second row: Maddox Fontana, son of Misty and Michael Fontana; RaeLynn Poplin, daughter of Destiny Blalock and Kenny Poplin; Jacob Greene, son of Stacy and Andrew Greene; Eleanor Efird, daughter of Rachel and Daniel Efird; third row: Molly Carriker, daughter of Tiffany and Jamie Carriker; Drake Rhode, son of Kaitlyn and Thomas Rhode; Reagan Mabry, daughter of Makayla and Russell Mabry; Gracelyn Banemanivong, daughter of LeighAnne and Smith Banemanivong; fourth row: Jack Kranish, son of Kelli and Josh Kranish; Auden Knox, son of Erica and Quasar Knox; Joanna Beth Scheinert, daughter of Elizabeth and Cal Scheinert; Noah Brosius, son of Whitney and Joshua Brosius. (Contributed)

The graduating class presented a program highlighting some of the skills and songs they learned throughout the year. A photo slideshow followed the program.

The graduates reentered to “Pomp and Circumstance.” Diplomas were awarded and tassels turned by teachers, Beth Williamson, Martha Pickler and Susan Dennis.