The Class of 2012 celebrated graduation with family and friends at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday evening.
The ceremony, which included a total of 91 graduates, featured a commencement address by Ebony Williams, the presentation of National Honors Society and John F. Kennedy Awards, and a farewell address by Mercedes Johnson.
In her farewell speech, Johnson encouraged her classmates to pursue their dreams and "never give up."
"Choose the path that will lead to your dreams," she said. "Don't be afraid to keep going."
Superintendent Gary Meier congratulated the Class of 2012 - the fifth graduating class at UHS, which was founded in 2005.
"I look forward to hearing about your great achievements over your next four years of college and beyond," Meier said.
New graduate Paige Armour said after the ceremony that she felt happy and is looking forward to studying business administration at Saginaw Valley State University in the fall. "It was like a dream come true," she said of the ceremony.