First Bemidji High School graduation ceremony held at Sanford Center
As their photos displayed in rotation on the Sanford Center scoreboard, the 317 graduates of the Bemidji High School Class of 2011 processed to the applause of family, friends and faculty Saturday morning.
Bemidji School District Superintendent James Hess greeted the seniors and advised them to network rather rely solely on individuality.
"If you build strong relationships based on trust and respect, they will take you far," Hess said.
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