Deer Park High School graduation 6/11/16

The DPHS band, under the direction of Taylor Belote, provided pre-graduation ceremony entertainment along with national anthem duties.Carlie Durgeloh and Tabitha Calicoat were among the first graduates to enter the gymnasium.The DPHS choir, under the direction of Christina Thomas, took part in the commencement ceremony.Sonia Vanisi, of Tongan descent, was decked out in tradition garb after the ceremony.Sara Schoening had big fans in the standsRetired Air Force Col. Brian Newberry gave this year's commencement address.One hundred fifty three graduates took part in this year's commencement ceremonySteel drummers Ali Hartley and Jayton Alder had a chance to perform before the ceremony.