PRESS PHOTOS BY MARK RECCEK David Arocho, center, proudly displays his certificate of completion at the Catasauqua Middle School Eighth-Grade Celebration June 10. With David is his stepfather, Nelson Cruz, left, and his father, Danny Arocho, right.
Britni Eleks, center, celebrates with her mother, Joni, and father, Terry, at the event.
Catasauqua Middle School students, from left, Julia Malave, Alexis Pursell, Kaylyn Simpson, John Stires, Nicholas Hertzog, Allyson Kovach and Autumn Madea celebrate their graduation from middle school in the auditorium. The event was marked by student speakers reflecting on their CMS years and the presentation of awards for academic achievement. "I challenge you to invest in your education and get the most out of it so you can make a difference in this world," CMS Principal Melissa Inselmann told the