Graduation exercises for eighth-grade students at St. Patrick School in Franklin were held June 6 in St. Patrick Church.
Diplomas were awarded to Grayden Harmon, Jakob Lopata, Ryan Lopata and Gurpartap "Paul" Singh.
The following awards also were presented:
President's Award for Educational Excellence - Paul Singh
Annual Academic Achievement Award - Jakob Lopata, Paul Singh
Good Citizenship Award (presented by state Sen. Scott Hutchinson) - Jakob Lopata
The graduates also received awards for participation in the Youngstown State English Festival, Mission Club, Student Choir and basketball.
Monsignor John Herbein delivered the graduation address and concluded the ceremony with a Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
Relatives and friends of the graduates then attended a reception in the school's Cenedella Hall.