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Quite a weekend for 2017 LVR Grad Class

Nothing like a few bubbles during Saturday's Cavalcade through downtown Nelson to help celebrate the 2017 LVR Grad Class. — Photos Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The weather cooperated as more than 160 high school students at L.V. Rogers celebrated graduation weekend in Nelson.

The highlight of the celebrations was the annual Cavalcade through downtown Nelson to the delight of many friends, family and residents who traditional fill Baker Street to view the graduates as the parade through the downtown core.

The celebrations began Friday evening with the Cap and Gown ceremony at the Nelson and District Community Centre Arena.

Numerous speakers saluted the 2017 Graduating Class before Amy Hodgson addressed the audience with the Valedictorian address.

Saturday, Grads returned to the NDCC Arena for the Grand March. Following Grand March, Grads jumped into cars, trucks and bicycles to parade through downtown Nelson.

The celebrations concluded Saturday evening with the Grad Banquet and Dance.