Saugerties High School principal Thomas Averill played two roles at the June 26 commencement. As the school principal he presided over the ceremony. He also received a diploma, as he, like the members of the graduating senior class, is moving on after this school year.
Averill told the class that he was glad they were there. He wanted a chance to congratulate the class, Averill said. “You have come into this world at a very difficult time in American history, with the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center,” he told them. “You’re leaving high school in . . .
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