With Commerce High School holding its graduation at 8 p.m. this Friday and East Jackson Comprehensive High School seniors turning the tassel next Wednesday, May 22, nearly 300 local high school students will receive diplomas over the next week.
The Commerce High School graduation will be held Friday, May 17, at 8 p.m. in Tiger Stadium. If it rains, the ceremony will be held in the school gymnasium and a ticket must be presented to enter. Any guest needing special assistance should contact Terry Canup at 706-335-5942, ext. 8811, prior to Friday.
As of Tuesday morning, the valedictorian and salutatorian had not been determined due to the closeness of the grade point averages of the top two students.
The East Jackson Comprehensive High School graduation will be held Wednesday, May 22, at 8 p.m. in Eagle Stadium.
If it rains, the ceremony will be held in the gym and a ticket must be presented to enter. Any guest needing special assistance should contact Sheila Bolton at 706-336-8900 ext. 29009 prior to May 22. The EJCHS valedictorian is Sam Derochers and the salutatorian Nishil Patel.
Jefferson High School will also hold commencement ceremonies Friday at 8 p.m. in Dragon Stadium, while Jackson County Comprehensive High School’s graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, May 23, at 8 p.m. in Panther Stadium.