Baccalaureate for the Smith-Cotton High School Class of 2018 was held May 6 in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

Seniors Kasey Bouslaugh, Allison Eppenauer, Annabelle Lorenz and Brice Pannier provided testimonies, and the Rev. Ed Spencer, pastor at New Life Open Bible Church delivered the message, "The Story of Your Life."

The service featured several music performances, including "When You Believe: by S-C show choir members; "And Now My Life Song Sings" by Chandler Gray and Dalton Shepard, accompanied by Brinton Beard; and "The Prayer" by Kirstin Weller and Beard, accompanied by Marjorie Sipe.

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The Rev. Anne Meredith Kyle, pastor of Christ & Trinity Lutheran Church, offered the prayer for the class.

PIC1: Seniors and soloists Kirstin Weller, left, and Kandyn Hotsenpiller perform "When You Believe" with members of the Smith-Cotton High School show choirs at the opening of the Class of 2018 Baccalaureate in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

PIC3: Smith-Cotton senior Annabelle Lorenz, a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, delivers her testimony during the Baccalaureate service.

PIC6: The Rev. Ed Spencer, pastor at New Life Open Bible Church, discusses characters, storylines and settings in his address to the graduates, titled "The Story of Your Life."

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