ORANGE COUNTY – Orange County Schools added 450 alumni Friday night in the Dean Smith Center as Orange and Cedar Ridge high schools held their 2013 commencement.

Orange, in its 50th year, sent 232 now former students on to their next journey in life. Cedar Ridge, in its 11th year, awarded diplomas to 218 graduates.

Many have chosen to continue their academic career at colleges and universities near and far, including many schools in the UNC system. Some have chosen to serve our country in one of the armed forces. Others have announced they will seek employment directly out of school, while some have also not yet decided where the road will take them.

Orange Graduates

Cedar Ridge Graduates