Graduation Day: 1,500 will receive Coweta high school diplomas
From STAFF REPORTS email@example.com More than 1,500 seniors are expected to graduate in commencement ceremonies May 24, 25 and 26 at Coweta’s three high schools.
Baccalaureate programs for graduating high school seniors are being held today at several locations around the county, and honors and commencement ceremonies will be held Wednesday through Saturday of the last week of school, said Dean Jackson, school system spokesman.
The Central Educational Center will honor students in a Dual Enrollment Graduation ceremony on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. Some 110 students from all three Coweta County high schools are expected to participate in the recognition of certificate-earners at Wednesday night’s ceremonies. Coweta Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker will be the keynote speaker at the Wednesday event.
This year’s high school ceremonies include:
• Northgate High School’s baccalaureate ceremony is today at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Church in Sharpsburg.
• Northgate’s will be the county’s first 2012 commencement ceremony on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., at Henry Seldon Field (Johnny Brown Gymnasium in case of rain). Valedictorian Elizabeth Domzalski and Salutatorian Anna Adams will be among 420 NGHS students expected to graduate that night.
• Newnan High School’s baccalaureate ceremony is today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Newnan.
• Newnan High’s commencement will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m., Drake Stadium (Bass Gymnasium in case of rain). Valedictorian Laura Lambert and Salutatorian Mary Brooks Gallagher will be among 540 NHS students expected to graduate that night.
• East Coweta High School’s baccalaureate ceremony will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts.
• East Coweta High’s commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Shoemake Stadium (Thrower Gymnasium in case of rain). Valedictorian Elizabeth Evans and Salutatorian Anabel Liyen Cartelle will be among 580 ECHS students expected to graduate that night.