Switzerland County High School Class of 2008 to graduate this Sunday


Switzerland County High School will hold its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2008 this Sunday, June 1st.

The commencement will begin at 2:30 p.m., and there are 97 members of the Class of 2008.

The program will begin with senior members of the high school choir singing the National Anthem.

The processional will be played by the Switzerland County Junior-Senior High School Band; and after the seniors are seated, senior class secretary Robyn Woeste will lead the audience in the “Pledge of Allegiance”; and class treasurer Emilee Waldron will give the invocation.

High school principal Candis Haskell will welcome everyone to the graduation. This year’s baccalaureate address will be given by Reverend Roger Parrott of Vevay United Methodist Church.

Director of Guidance Denise Loaring will present graduates with academic honors recognition. The introduction of the class salutatorian and the class valedictorians will be made by a member of the teaching staff who was selected by the honored student.

This year’s valedictorian is Emilee Waldron; and this year’s salutatorian is Morgan Ross. Each will then give their addresses to the audience.

Denise Loaring will also introduce those students who have earned a Core 40 diploma, and also the Top 10 members of the graduating class.

Principal Haskell will then certify the class; and superintendent of schools Darin Gullion will then officially accept the class.

Diplomas will be presented by Darin Gullion, Candis Haskell, assistant principal David Todd, and Denise Loaring.

Parents of each graduate will be asked to stand as their child receives his or her diploma.

After the class members have received their diplomas, the class will be presented as graduates by class president Kara Hudson. Class vice president Sara Bovard will then give the benediction.

The band will then play the recessional as the new graduates leave the gymnasium.

Everyone is invited to attend.