06/07/11 - 9:58am
Standing in front of a row of lockers getting ready to proceed with the evening’s festivities, Caitlin Reid felt conflicted.
“It is pretty hard — I love everybody in my class,” said the 18-year-old Nikiski High School senior. “But, I know I need to go.”
Two hours later, Reid walked out of the school’s gymnasium a high school graduate on May 24. However, she wasn’t so sure of her feelings about the future after the ceremony.
“It is very difficult to explain,” she said as a friend ran into her arms crying. “Don’t cry, don’t cry.”