NYSSD holds graduation ceremony

SIGN OF SUCCESS — The graduating class of 2012 at the New York State School for the Deaf sign the Star Spangled Banner. Playing the clarinet is Austin Howard. From left, Amber Stenson and Shaina Andrews are on the bottom row and on the top row are Jamel Edwards and Miguel Hernandez. State Commissioner of Education Dr. John B. King, Jr. gave the commencement address. (Sentinel photo by John Clifford)