For better or worse, the days at Joppatowne High School are now behind the roughly 200 teenagers who walked across the stage Thursday afternoon to become the newly-graduated class of 2014.
"Don't fear the change; be the change," a confident Genevie Angele Anabel Mayo-Johnson told the crowd at APG Federal Credit Union Arena.
She delivered two speeches, as both valedictorian and president of the student government for a graduating class that is one of Harford County's smallest.
Students gathered in the cafeteria seemed to have mixed feelings about their time at the school but were mostly eager to get graduation over with.
"I had fun at Joppatowne. I...