A set of doors leading into Brookhaven High School sit unused on a sunny Friday afternoon, May 16, 2014.
Junior Brandee Baker gets a hug from Mrs. Milbry in second period business management, Wednesday morning, May 7, 2014.
Plenty of empty seats are seen during the annual awards ceremony in the auditorium, Thursday morning, May 15, 2014.
Senior Ronnie Williams, right, and sophomore Nyshawn Ramsey, center, laugh at something on Ronnie’s phone between hands in a game of cards with senior Netronne Backus, left, during lunch, Monday afternoon, May 12, 2014.
Between classes students check out their field day teams for the next day as OHSAA State Championship trophies in boys basketball (2002), left, girls track and field (1998), center, and girls basketball (1996), right, sit in a case in the main hallway of Brookhaven High School, Thursday morning, May 15, 2014. Notable alumni to go on to play professional sports include Paul O’Neill, retired MLB right fielder and 5-time MLB All-Star, Terry Glenn, retired NFL wide receiver, WNBA guard Helen Darling and NFL players Jeff Cumberland and Marlon Kerner.
Sophomore Nyshawn Ramsey is led back to the school building by Principal Duane Bland after getting in trouble during field day, Friday morning, May 16, 2014.
Junior Nautica Jordan signs the back of senior Ronnie Williams’ goodbye Brookhaven shirt during field day, Friday morning, May 16, 2014.
Math teacher and 30-year veteran of Brookhaven High School, Cynthia Beck packs up her classroom as she gets ready to make the move into retired life, Thursday morning, May 29, 2014. Thursday marked the final day of school for Brookhaven ever.
One of the very last students at the building, senior Jerrica Stephens waits for the last bus to take her home outside of Brookhaven High School, Thursday morning, May 29, 2014. Thursday marked the final day of school for Brookhaven ever.
Parents try to grab photos and video as their kids enter Brookhaven High School’s graduation ceremony at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Saturday afternoon, May 31, 2014. The very last senior class of Brookhaven High School received their diplomas in front of a loud and happy crowd of family members and friends.
Chayla Wigton, 32, reacts as she walks on stage to accept her high school diploma during the graduation ceremony for Brookhaven High School at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Saturday afternoon, May 31, 2014. Wigton was supposed to graduate in 2000, but never had high enough test scores. Now after 14 years she got to walk with the final senior class of Brookhaven High School, which closed a few days prior.
Students are seen inside and entering Mifflin High School in a reflection of the front doors during the start of the first day of school for Columbus City Schools, Wednesday morning, August 20, 2014. While 53,000 students were starting their first day of school the students of Mifflin High School were starting with a host of students from the recently closed Brookhaven High School.