Orion High School Senior parade

Mindy Carls
Orion seniors were honored with a parade through the village on Sunday, May 16. Brayden Rodney, on right, decorated the truck with photos of his football and wrestling careers as a Charger.
Abbey Grems rides in the Orion senior parade on Sunday, May 16. Last year COVID-19 protocols prevented Orion High School from having in-person graduation in May, so the school organized a senior parade during the hour graduation would have been held. The parade was so popular that it was brought back this year.
Orion High School senior Avery Noble, a firefighter herself with family ties to Orion and Osco-Andover fire departments, rode in the back of a fire truck during the senior parade on Sunday afternoon, May 16.
Katelynn Pruett rides in Orion High School’s senior parade on Sunday afternoon, May 16. This was the second year for the senior parade, which started on graduation day in May 2020, when COVID-19 protocols delayed the in-person ceremony until July
Emily Canterbury rides on 13th Street in Orion High School’s senior parade on Sunday, May 16. A plush chicken accompanied her on the ride through the village.