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Thousands applaud as grads say so long to high school

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WENATCHEE — Thousands cheered Friday as hundreds of graduates from two of the region’s largest high schools said so long to secondary school and howdy to life’s next phase.

In separate ceremonies, nearly 800 seniors from Eastmont and Wenatchee high schools heralded the accomplishments of their last four years and heard scads of advice on facing a bigger, badder, more adult world.

“Don’t let anyone tell you what to do,” Megumi Taylor, 17, one of three Eastmont High School valedictorians…

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