Brandywine graduates two military-bound seniors

Correction: In an earlier version, we misspelled the two graduates’ names. We regret the error and are happy to correct it.

NILES — Two graduating Bobcats were honored at River Front Park on Friday in a special ceremony.

With the Brandywine High School graduation ceremony being postponed until July 11, two students with commitments to enlist in military training were honored in their own special ceremony with administrators and family.

Austin Pontius plans to train as an electronic technician, and has enlisted to join the U.S. Navy. Cameron Osborne ha plans to train for aerospace propulsion and has enlisted to join the U.S. Air Force. Both students played trombone together in band. Band director Ruth Livengood organized the private ceremony for the two seniors in Riverfront Park. Superintendent Karen Weimer also attended.

Everyone who participated was thrilled,” Weimer said. “We had perfect weather to be able to be outside and socially distanced from each other.” (Submitted photos)

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