Nearly 290 teens were part of South Albany High School’s class of 2018, and commencement ceremonies took place at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center on Tuesday night. At top: Graduating seniors, from left, Ivan Rodriguez, Leticia Aguilar Rodriguez, and Ilse Sequera-Perez walk into the building for the ceremony. This was the last school year for the Rebels mascot, and South Albany will become the RedHawks next fall. Over in Lebanon, it was a beautiful evening for a Warrior graduation in Heath Stadium. About 275 seniors were part of Lebanon High School’s class of 2018. At right, Cole Kimball celebrates with his classmates during the traditional mortarboard toss. See more photos from these ceremonies online at www.democratherald.com.