Ascension seniors get wet and wild

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- East Ascension High School seniors leap en masse into the Ascension Hospital pond across from campus during the annual pond jump in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- East Ascension High School senior Luke Ducote, 18, center, celebrates as he is helped out of Ascension Hospital's pond by a classmate during the annual senior pond jump in Gonzales on Wednesday. The pond-jump festivities date to 1967 and commemorate the last official day of school for graduating seniors.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Lesly Pulido, 17, left, is dunked by Nate Smith, 18, during East Ascension High School's annual senior pond jump at the Ascension Hospital pond in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- St. Amant High School student Ashlynd Hunt is tossed into the Ascension Hospital pond by Chad Hill and Chevron Ursin, center from left, following East Ascension High School's annual senior pond jump in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- East Ascension High School seniors leap en masse into the Ascension Hospital pond across from campus during the annual pond jump in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Nate Smith, 18, left, tosses Tess Babin, 17, into the Ascension Hospital Pond following East Ascension High School's annual senior pond jump in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- East Ascension High School senior Bailey Landry, center, steps out of the pool with her inner tube during the annual senior pond jump at Ascension Hospital in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- East Ascension High School seniors leave in a float following the school's annual senior pond jump at the Ascension Hospital pond across from campus in Gonzales on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dutchtown High School seniors hurl water balloons in a massive class-wide water fight during the annual senior Water Day in Geismar on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Kelly Orgeron, center, chases down Connor Williams, left, and Alex Thibodeaux, right, with a water balloon during the annual senior Water Day at Dutchtown High School in Geismar on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.