Members of the Heritage High School Class of 2011 make their way down the ramp at Littleton Public Schools Stadium on May 18 for their commencement ceremonies. Friends and family filled most of the stadium seats and Mother Nature cooperated, holding off the rain until the diplomas were presented and the ceremony was just about completed. Photo by Tom Munds
Mercedes Ramirez removed her shoes to better navigate the ramp as she and the other members of the Heritage High School Class 2011 move into Littleton Public Schools Stadium on May 18 for commencement. She and her classmates are the 38th Heritage graduating class. Photo by Tom Munds
Devon Hilderbrandt plays the guitar and blends his voice with Tess Robinson on the song, “Against the Grain" during Heritage High School's May 18 commencement ceremony. Photo by Tom Munds
Although it wasn’t on the program, two beach balls suddenly appeared and were batted around by the graduating seniors during the May 18 Heritage High School commencement ceremonies. Photo by Tom Munds
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.