Thursday night at the Shelton Civic Center the community gathered for the kick start of Graduation Matters Shelton. It was a full house and standing room only as the community heard from Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, 35th District Rep. Dan Griffey and Shelton Mayor Gary Cronce. The evening continued with Sally Brownfield from the Shelton School Board and various community leaders. Thanks to Dave Miser from Shelton High School and the Stagecraft class for filming the event.