Newton's WEST Academy class of 2017 graduation ceremony filled the auditorium at DMACC Thursday morning. Thirty-one students from WEST received diplomas at the event. Principal Mike Moran gave introductions, and Superintendent Bob Callaghan read the names of the class of 2017. Students Kori Carter and Victoria Cox gave heart-felt speeches. WEST Academy class of 2017 graduates were Mitchell Anderson, Alice Artis, Hannah Brooks, Kavieyka Buckley, Billy Carter, Kori Carter, Breanna Chapin, Karleigh Clark, Victoria Cox, Zac DeBruyn, Jayme Griffin, Christopher Lacy-Krall, Kristina Leach, Derek Luloff, Joshua Mayhew, Zachary McConnell, Melissa Olmstead, Kailee Pettigrew, Hunter Reffett, Haley Ruiz-Pittman, Sierra Sanders, Riley Santry, Jordyn Stephen, Kent Sturgill, Hope Swisher, David Tessner, Jerico Theis, Linda Todd, Kallie Willaby, Zachary Willfond and Kailie Woxell.