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Red Deer Public Schools gearing up for graduation ceremonies

First ceremony set for Hunting Hills High School students on May 23
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Graduation ceremony for Red Deer Public Schools students will begin soon. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Public Schools is gearing up to host its graduation ceremonies for Grade 12 students.

On Monday, the school division announced the schedule for this year's high school graduation ceremonies.

  • Hunting Hills High School will host ceremonies at 9 a.m. and noon on May 23 at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.
  • Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School will host ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on May 24 at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.
  • Pines Alternative School Centre and North Cottage will host a ceremony at 1 p.m. on June 14 at Pine Alternative School.
  • Gateway Christian School will host a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. on June 27 at CrossRoads Church.

"The board of trustees is immensely proud to celebrate the Class of 2024 as they embark on this transformative journey of graduation,” said Nicole Buchanan, board chair.

“This year's graduates have demonstrated remarkable resilience, adaptability, and commitment to their education. As they prepare to step into the world beyond high school, we commend their achievements and look forward to witnessing their continued success and contributions to our community. Congratulations to the Class of 2024 on this momentous achievement."

Chad Erickson, Red Deer Public Schools superintendent of schools, called graduation "an important milestone" in a young adult’s life.

“It’s a milestone that is meaningful for our students and also for their families and friends as well,” said Erickson.

“Graduation is not only a celebration of the hard work and dedication of students, but the start of the next chapter in their lives. We know our students will move on to do great things, and we wish them all the best in their future endeavours.”



Sean McIntosh

About the Author: Sean McIntosh

Sean joined the Red Deer Advocate team in the summer of 2017. Originally from Ontario, he worked in a small town of 2,000 in Saskatchewan for seven months before coming to Central Alberta.
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