Frederick High graduates come out united after turbulent start

May 22—When the first class of 2023 Frederick High School graduates paraded into Knott Arena at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg on Monday, the cheers from their families and friends swelled and filled the space.

And when the graduates all sat down, the crowd stomped their feet on the bleachers and cheered once more. The air vibrated with celebration and success.

This year's class, which had 381 graduates, celebrated a milestone of their academic career Monday morning.