Area schools are holding graduation ceremonies on May 16, 2021.
Thirty-eight seniors will graduate from Penney High School of Hamilton at the stadium at 1 p.m. Two seniors graduated early. Valedictorian Julia Kanoy and salutatorian Ashley Brown will speak.
Marceline R-5 will have 30 students graduating at the field house at 1 o’clock.
Sixteen students will graduate from North Harrison in the school gym at 2 o’clock. Former principal Mike Schmidli will address the class.
Sixty-two seniors will graduate from South Harrison in the high school gym at 2 o’clock. South Harrison alum and former middle school principal Shane Jones will be the speaker.
Twenty-two seniors will graduate from Green City R-1 in the school gym at 2 o’clock. Paraprofessional, cheerleading coach, student council advisor, and long-time faculty member Tammy Campbell will speak.
Former Ridgeway R-5 teacher Jill West will address six graduates from the school during a graduation ceremony at the Ridgeway Baptist Church at 2 o’clock. Ridgeway’s valedictorian is Jacob Harding, and the salutatorian is Elijah Booher.
Twenty-one seniors will graduate from Braymer C-4 in Hometown Heroes Hall at 2 o’clock. Teacher Erica Coats will speak.
Sixteen seniors will graduate from Southwest Livingston in the school gym at 2 o’clock. The valedictorian and salutatorian will be the speakers.
Twelve students will graduate from Linn County R-1 in the school gym at 2:30. High school English teacher Robyn Sayre will speak to the class.
One hundred twenty-two seniors from Chillicothe R-2 will receive diplomas at the Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium at 8 o’clock tonight (Sunday night). Class members Chloe Funk and Emma Rule will speak.