Commencement ceremonies are scheduled Saturday, May 12 at the Cox Convention Center for 1,733 graduating seniors from Edmond Public Schools. Do you have friends and family members who can’t make graduation ceremonies? Cox is live streaming the ceremonies at https://www.youtube.com/user/CoxCenter/feed?activity_view=6.
Commencement ceremonies will be held as follows:
10:00 a.m. – Edmond Memorial High School
2:00 p.m. – Edmond North High School
6:00 p.m. – Edmond Santa Fe High School
The 2018 senior class includes 117 valedictorians and 46 salutatorians. Graduating seniors have been offered more than $27M in scholarship money to date. Harvard, Yale, Duke, Princeton, Dartmouth, Columbia, and Brown are among the prestigious academic institutions that students have selected to attend following graduation.
“These graduating classes are very strong academically but also show a passion and heart to support others who are in need,” said Superintendent Bret Towne. “These students have the power to create a lasting impact on communities in Oklahoma and across the nation through their engagement and commitment to others.”
Eight graduating seniors have received military appointments. Gwyneth Cantu, John Orefice, and Rafael Christopher Silva will attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy; Hunter Richard, John Tichenor, and Cole Lindell will attend the U.S. Military Academy; Michael Galiga will further his education at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and Brendan Mitchell will attend the U.S. Naval Academy.
An alternate graduation for athletes who will be competing in spring state athletic competitions on May 12 will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 in the auditorium at Edmond Santa Fe High School.