SWOS graduation

The graduating class for Southwest Open School gives a goofy look for one of their class pictures before the graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 29. Eighteen students graduated SWOS. Enlargephoto

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The graduating class for Southwest Open School gives a goofy look for one of their class pictures before the graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 29. Eighteen students graduated SWOS.

Guest speaker Sam Carter addresses the SWOS graduates. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Guest speaker Sam Carter addresses the SWOS graduates.

The class of 2014 at SWOS listens to speakers at the graduation ceremony. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

The class of 2014 at SWOS listens to speakers at the graduation ceremony.

Suede Hillyer reads a poem from Dr. Seuss at the SWOS graduation. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Suede Hillyer reads a poem from Dr. Seuss at the SWOS graduation.