Melissa Blankenship
In a graduation ceremony Thursday morning, Travis Bell became the first EHS student to earn his diploma early. Above, he moves his tassel to designate his transition from student to alum.
Bell first in history to graduate early

Travis Bell is in a hurry to get on with the rest of his life.
After fulfilling all the requirements, Bell, a senior at Eminence High School, became the first EHS student to graduate early last Thursday. He was handed a diploma, turned his tassel and received a standing ovation in a graduation ceremony for one.