Pinkerton Academy grads told they are 'a promising generation'
"Go forth Class of 2013. Tell the world a promising generation is coming," said salutatorian Patrick Doolittle, who used his speech to rebut a recent Time magazine article that disparaged the millennial generation as lazy and narcissistic.
The event began under darkening skies, prompting guests to scurry into the arena before the storm hit. About 45 minutes into the ceremony, rain started to fall.
This year, Pinkerton graduates received a total of more than $9 million in scholarships.
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