Matthew Immerso of Shelton, above, the valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, speaks to his peers and others during the June 1 commencement. Matthew urged his fellow class members to “never stop growing. Never stop learning. Always move forward.”

Below, graduates throw their caps into the air to celebrate their achievement. This was the 48th graduating class at the Catholic high school on Huntington Turnpike.