"Thirty five students said good-bye to Bradford Public School last Thursday evening. The school also said farewell in a ceremony for the graduates. A large crowd of parents filled the auditorium for the hour long awards presentation followed by coffee and donuts. Sharon Dakin was the top student with an overall average of 91.6. For her hard work she received awards for the highest mark by a girl and also the general proficiency award for the highest marks in the class. A top student in history with a mark of 92.9. Sharon received a history award from the local branch of the Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire. Blair Melton, with an average 81 per cent received the award for the highest marks by a boy in the grade eight class. The other award of the night, for good fellowship as voted by the class, went to Burton Stoddart. The guests on the stage were Sam Neilly, school board trustee for the area of Simcoe County School Board and Wes Nelson a retired teacher who worked as a supply teacher at the school this year. The master of ceremonies was the grade eight teacher Roger Barker. At the end of the evening the students presented Mr. Barker with a momento of their appreciation. Miss Terry O'Brien, the French teacher presented oral French certificates to the students. In addition to collecting awards Sharon Dakin gave the valedictory address. She remembered the nights staying up until two in the morning studying for tests then falling asleep during the test because of lack of sleep. Sharon finished with thanks to her teachers for their help. The graduating class for 1975 at Bradford Public School are: Larry Allision, Faye Allan, Norman Allan, Elizabeth Avard, Lesley Barker, Larry Beekink, Nancy Bell, Kerry Sue Brintnell, Sharon Dakin, Peter Everitt, Brett Ewart, Stephen Feir, Ron Foerter, Jon Gittnes, Barbara Graham, Kelly Graham, Susan Heighington, Jim Law, David Lloyd, Judy MacMillan, Blair Melton, Barbara Noble, Susan Robertson, Nancy Saint, Rick Scragg, Susan Sheffield, Patricia Skitteral, Betty Stoddart, Burton Stoddart, Brett Thompson, Derel Thompson, Harold Thompson, Susan Thompson, Gary Timbers and Scott Tupling."