Some graduates of Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden get together to share their joy at the commencement ceremonies on May 25 in the Philip Paolella Jr. Recreational Center on the campus. Commencement speaker Dr. Laura M. Walby, ’96, emphasized "keeping it simple." "Think beyond the busy-ness of life," she said. "Many things are outside of your control and rest in the hands of God – keep it simple." A pediatrician at Branford/North Branford Pediatrics and clinical instructor in pediatrics at Yale University Medical School, Dr. Walby is a 2000 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received her medical degree in 2004 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science,s where she was recognized for manifesting the highest standard of ethics and communication with peers, teachers and patients.