Bring on the future!

From left: Jordyn Hanson, Hailey Gernentz and Emma Chandler enjoy a light moment prior to Sunday’s Tracy Area High School commencement. Please see Page 14 for more images from Sunday’s commencement. Photos / Per Peterson

Fifty years ago, 128 Tracy High School seniors graduated. At the time, it was the school’s largest graduating class in the then-81-year history of the school.

Sunday’s commencement for the Class of 2024 included just a fraction of that number, but the celebration was no less important.

Forty-eight Tracy Area High School seniors officially closed the book on their high school careers, thus beginning a new chapter in their lives.

“We gather here today to mark a milestone that marks both an end and a beginning — a period of hard work and achievement and the exciting promise of the future,” said senior salutatorian Jordyn Hanson, who delivered the welco