Seniors Rachel Aird and Mylei Henderson will address the West Liberty High School senior class Sunday as the Class of 2022, after surviving two years battling changes created because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will get their diplomas this Sunday, May 22, beginning at 1 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Principal Brenda Arthur-Miller will welcome parents, families and guests for the event with the high school concert band playing a number of songs including “El Cumbanchero” and “Season of Love.”
Arthur-Miller will introduce senior class speakers who were selected by a team of teachers after competiting to write a speech and tell stories of the history of the class.
Recognition presentations will follow including FFA Achievement, Seal of Biliteracy/Dual Language graduate, Silver Cord Recipients, senior National Honor Society members, Those getting a 29 or plus on their ACT college entrance exam, Upward bound students, those getting a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average as well as those with a 4.0 or better grade point average.
The class Salutatorian and Valedictorian will also be announced before the presentation of the class by Arthur-Miller, with diplomas being handed out by West Liberty School Board of Education President Jake Burroughs and Superintendent Shaun Kruger.
Miller will follow the diploma presentations by giving closing remarks.
Names of graduating seniors were not available at press time.
Anyone is welcome to attend.
The last full day of classes at WLHS for seniors will be Wednesday, May 18.