Ascension's roar through the 20s on grad night

Nicholas Mercer
Published on May 12, 2014

The Bay Arena in Bay Roberts was transformed on May 9 as Ascension Collegiate celebrated its 2014 graduation with a flashback to the roaring 1920s.

Featuring a top hats, pink boas and even a vintage Model T from the era, Ascension graduates took guests on a trip through time.

Garbed in slick tuxedos, along with flashy dresses, the students could not hide their excitement or the smiles on their faces.

After all, this was the culmination of their high school experience.

Some 900 people packed themselves into the transformed stadium, which reminiscient of a Gary Cooper or Buster Keaton film.

The Compass was there and grabbed these shots.