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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

3,000 Marion high school seniors will graduate this month

Just under 3,000 students are expected to receive their high school diplomas this month in graduation ceremonies that kick off next week.

On Thursday, Marion County Public Schools shared a schedule of the graduation ceremonies that are scheduled to take place this month.

These are the high schools included on the list and their respective graduation dates, times, and locations:

  • May 22 – Vanguard High, 6 p.m., Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, Ocala
  • May 23 – Hillcrest School, 11 a.m., Hillcrest Gymnasium, Ocala
  • May 23 – North Marion High, 6 p.m., Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, Ocala
  • May 24 – Dunnellon High, 6 p.m., World Equestrian Center, Ocala
  • May 24 – Lake Weir High, 6 p.m., Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, Ocala
  • May 25 – Belleview High, 8 a.m., Belleview High Stadium, Belleview
  • May 25 – Forest High, 8 a.m., World Equestrian Center, Ocala
  • May 28 – West Port High, 8 a.m., World Equestrian Center, Ocala

In addition to the high schools, Marion Technical College will host its graduation ceremony on June 13 at the Brown Greaton-Cole Auditorium on its campus.

Additionally, some high schools have also scheduled optional baccalaureate services:

  • May 9 – Belleview High, 6 p.m., Everyday Church (6419 SE 107 St., Belleview)
  • May 16 – Dunnellon High, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church (20831 Powell Rd., Dunnellon)
  • May 20 – Lake Weir High, 6 p.m., Wings of Faith Fellowship (5066 SE 64 Ave. Rd., Ocala)
  • May 20 – Vanguard High, 6 p.m., First Assembly of God (1827 NE 14 St., Ocala)
  • May 21 – North Marion High, 6:30 p.m., Oak-Griner Baptist Church (6422 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala)
  • May 21 – Forest High, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church (2801 SE Maricamp Rd., Ocala)
  • May 22 – West Port High, 6 p.m., WPHS Performing Arts Center (3733 SW 80 Ave., Ocala)

Marion County Public Schools’ last day of classes is May 24. The new school year begins on August 12.