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Last class to graduate from Jefferson High School celebrates commencement

The Jefferson High School Class of 2014 celebrated commencement ceremonies Sunday afternoon on Citizen's Field in Alexandria. Graduation caps were tossed high in the air at the conclusion of the ceremony, which is the last ever for Jefferson High School. Next year's class will graduate from Alexandria Area High School.

The last class to ever graduate from Jefferson High School in Alexandria celebrated commencement ceremonies on Sunday afternoon. Nearly 300 graduates filled Citizen's Field to celebrate their success under sunny skies with hundreds of friends and family members.

Tara Bitzan

Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.

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