Eagle Valley’s Class of 2016 takes its short commencement walk into a long life

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM — Eagle Valley High School’s Class of 2016 is a spirited group, and Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” is their emotional anthem … because they’re a great class and it’s a great song, that’s why.So, Principal Greg Doan invited Mr. Diamond to perform that song at Saturday’s Eagle Valley commencement. And why not?“We’ve had Bill Gates, NFL Hall of Famer Mike Haynes, Gov. John Hickenlooper, so why not Neil Diamond?” Doan told the graduates and their throngs of adoring fans.Mr. Diamond, alas, was otherwise engaged. In his place, Eagle Valley cranked up a recording and belted out the lyrics along …

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