Chaparral High School grad Eric Andalon raises his diploma and a flower during the May 23 commencement ceremony at Sports Authority Stadium in Parker. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Jonathan Cira smiles and raises his diploma during Chaparral's commencement ceremony May 23. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Departing principal Ron Peterson waves to a cheering crowd while faculty members join the applause before Chaparral's graduation ceremony May 23. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Chaparral High School graduate Jonathon Bacovcin delivers a jubilant smile after getting his diploma. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
A group of Chaparral seniors look for their parents in the crowd. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.