They marched in McAuley girls but left as McAuley women.
Wearing the traditional long white gowns symbolizing the ideals of the Sisters of Mercy, 's senior class graduated on May 20.
Perfect weather for the occasion allowed as many family and friends who desired to witness the event.
McAuley seniors of note included Andrea Bastien (Chicago) as student speaker; salutatorian Claire Ryan (Evergreen Park); and valedictorian Julie Burns (Palos Park).
Mrs. Cathy O'Grady was faculty speaker.
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