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Hanford High School honors classmate who drowned

Hanford High School students and staff take a moment of silence to honor their classmate Dmetri Kennedy-Woody during the commencement ceremony at the Toyota Center.
Hanford High School students and staff take a moment of silence to honor their classmate Dmetri Kennedy-Woody during the commencement ceremony at the Toyota Center.

Hanford High School students and staff held a moment of silence during graduation Friday nigh to honor a student who drowned Memorial Day.

Dmetri Kennedy-Woody's hat, cap and gown adorned a chair with his photo on it through the graduation. During the commencement ceremony, officials held a moment of silence in his memory.

Kennedy-Woody, who would have graduated Friday, drowned in the Yakima River after jumping in with several friends. His body was found Sunday.

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