May 31, 2024 at 9:33 a.m.

La Salle Institute in Troy honored its graduating class of 2024 with a formal commencement ceremony on May 18 on the school’s athletic field. Honoring tradition, La Salle’s commencement is the first Capital Region high school graduation of the season. The ceremony featured Donald C. Reutemann '71 as guest speaker. Members of the class of 2024 received 362 offers of admission to 157 colleges and universities in 32 states and the District of Columbia and earned $15 million in scholarships. In the photos (clockwise from top): Tyler Sousa (c.) celebrates with classmates after their commencement ceremony; graduate Hadley Wiesenforth (c.) poses for a photo with out-going president Colonel Joseph Raczkowski (l.), and Reutemann; and Valedictorian Alexander Do addresses his fellow graduates. (Cindy Schultz photos for The Evangelist)