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Mercer offers six diplomas, plus scholarships


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MERCER - Six new graduates of Mercer High School not only received their diplomas Sunday, but also nearly $70,000 in scholarships from their local community.

The financial support tied in with a message from guest speaker Sandy Karpen, who teaches 7-12 Business and 9-12 English at the school.

"Have you ever heard the saying 'It takes a village to raise a child'?" asked Harden.

She said it's her favorite response when people ask what a small school can offer.

Harden said that students' families and school staff have done all they can to prepare grad...

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