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Fayetteville High School Graduation 2012


Fayetteville High School held its commencement exercises Thursday, May 17, 2012, for the class of 2012 in Bud Walton Arena, graduating an estimated 571 seniors.

Covering graduations is always difficult because of how short the time is before the ceremony starts. The more interesting photos come as students prepare for the ceremony, but the light is terrible in the television tunnel at Bud Walton Arena and the time is short before they file out into the arena. One can only hope that something interesting happens as the kids are waiting to walk to their seats.

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About Andy Shupe

Andy Shupe was born at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla., before moving to Berea, Ky., where he grew up. After graduating from Berea College with a degree in biology in 1993, Andy moved to Fayetteville and began working for the Northwest Arkansas Times as a clever ploy to enable him to see his beloved Kentucky Wildcats play basketball. In addition to photography, Andy enjoys baseball, working on old cars and marveling at how old that makes him sound.