Lt. Gov. Forest delivers commencement address at Ridgeview graduation ceremony

Staff Writer

The 1961 Ridgeview High School graduating class was not given the opportunity to have a commencement speaker at their graduation 57 years ago. Yesterday, the senior class of African Americans welcomed Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, right, as he celebrate their achievements. Of the 35 classmates of 1961, 17 were able to attend the ceremony.