Grand County High School to graduate up to 135 seniors on May 22
by Jeff Richards
Contributing Writer
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As many as 135 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas at Grand County High School’s 2014 graduation ceremony, school officials said this week. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on the evening of Thursday, May 22 on the north lawn of the school grounds.

The Class of 2014 is one of the largest graduating classes in school history, and may very well be the largest ever, according to school officials.

The class valedictorian and salutatorian were expected to be announced on Thursday, May 15. They will speak at the commencement ceremony along with the two scheduled keynote speakers, long-time GCHS teachers Ed DeFrancia and Richard Jenkinson, both of whom are retiring at the end of the current school year.

Family members and other guests attending the commencement ceremony are encouraged to arrive at least a half-hour before the scheduled starting time of 8 p.m.

GCHS principal Stephen Hren said the tennis court parking lot will be closed during the ceremony and parking will not be available there. Guests requiring mobility assistance should instead use the parking lot north of the Technical Science and Art Center adjacent to the high school, which will be reserved for handicapped parking. A golf cart will be available to transport people from the tech center parking lot to the seating area, Hren said.

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