Fauquier High School in Warrenton handed out diplomas to 335 graduates the evening of Wednesday, May 22.
School spokeswoman Tara Helkowski reported that about 80 percent of graduates are heading for college, 55 percent to four-year schools and 25 percent to two-year institutions.
She added, "We normally have five or six going to the military and this year we have 15 ..."
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The JROTC color guard starts off the graduation ceremony.
Kelsey Gastley, senior class president, makes the class presentation to Fauquier High.
Fauquier High School seniors walk up to receive their diplomas.
Seniors head toward the stage on Falcon Field to receive their diplomas.
Students are greeted by Principal Clarence Burton III and David Jeck, superintendent of schools.
The falcon emblem welcomed students and their families to Falcon Field Wednesday night.
Nostalgia mixed with optimism at Fauquier High School's graduation May 22.