Anderson went on to say the last four years were full of hard work and many difficult choices.
She urged student to make good decisions, stay healthy and be kind.
"Contribute to solutions, not problems," she said. "Pinkerton and your families are very proud of you, so be proud of yourself, now and forever."
In addition to awarding diplomas, Pinkerton announced the recipients of various scholarships and awards.
This year, students received more than $8.3 million in scholarship money.
Anderson said once again, that is a school record for monetary gifts and scholarships.
Pinkerton Meritorious Service Awards were given to William Blaine, 1967, and Richard West, '199, for their commitment to the school.
Shepard Awards were presented to staff members Jennifer Brown, Kate Ledoux, Joe Lee, Rebecca Noe, Linda Pelky and Tara Crowley.
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