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Outgoing John Carroll principal tells Class of 2016 'you've got style'

Outgoing John Carroll principal tells Class of 2016 'you've got style'

Madelyn Ball, principal of The John Carroll School, noted that, while there are many differences between her and the 176 members of the school's Class of 2016, there is a one big similarity.

"You and I are stepping out into the unknown," she said during the 49th annual commencement, held Saturday morning on the Bel Air private school's football field.

The graduates are moving on to the next phases of their lives, either college or work, and Ball is also moving on after five years as John Carroll's principal.

"It's scary when you don't have all the answers," she said.

Ball is moving to Baltimore to be closer to family. Her last day will be June...

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