KCHS, KA graduations set for Friday


Approximately 100 students will graduate from two DeKalb-based high schools on Friday night as both Kemper County High school and Kemper Academy hold their 2022 graduation ceremonies.

The Kemper County High School graduation is set to begin at 7 p.m. at the school’s high school gym, while Kemper Academy will hold its baccalaureate exercises on the schools football field at 8 p.m.

Both graduating are open to any­one interested in attending. At KCHS floor seating is reserves for the graduates and those who were given special tickets, with their being open seating in the bleacher sections of the gym.

Due to limited parking it is sug­gested that those attending the KCHS ceremony be on campus by at least 6:30 pm.

Addresses will be given by vale­dictorian Kylan Clayton and Saluta­torian Adriana McGraw.

Tomeka Walker will be an­nounced the name of the 85 candi­dates for graduation, while principal Terry Rice will be award­ing the diploma. There are 32 honor graduates at KCHS, who each had calmative GPA of 3.0 or better during their high school ca­reer.

Kemper Academy has 14 graduates. They will be welcoming guests in the Assembly Hall of the high school, taking photos and sharing items from their schooling person lives in displays that are open for public viewing.

The actual service is set to begin at 8, with Dr. Dan Ful­ton, reading the Scripture and saying the benediction. Brother Chris gully will be delivering the main mes­sage.

Valedictorian Jayne Wig­gins and Salutatorian Avery Luke will also address those in attendance. The gradu­ate wil close with a candle­light service here the seniors pass the torch to the juniors.

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