Area schools to graduate more than 400

Linda Saholt

News Review Correspondent

Area schools to graduate more than 400Area schools are graduating more than 400 hard-working students who have earned their diplomas from two school districts and one private school.

The Sierra Sands Unified School District will be represented by Burroughs High School, Mesquite Continuation High School and Sierra Sands Adult School.

As of press time, BHS will have 281 graduates out of a class of 291. Of those 281, five graduated early, on Dec. 21, 2012, but because they are still counted as part of the class, four chose to participate in the graduation ceremony on May 31.

According to Jim Ledbetter, registrar, 280 students will walk to the podium to receive their diplomas at 8 p.m. May 31 at the BHS Football Stadium.

Mesquite High School will graduate 35 students on May 30. Their ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the MHS campus.

Sierra Sands Adult School held their graduation on May 24 when they graduated 71 students. “That’s up from last year, when we had 43,” said Sandy Curnow, secretary. “We were on fire this year!”

Trona Joint Unified School District will graduate 15 students on June 7 at 8 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

Immanuel Christian School will graduate a class of 19 students on May 30 starting at 6:30 p.m. in their Worship Center, located at 201 W. Graaf St.

Cerro Coso Community College held their 40th annual commencement ceremony on May 10, graduating 312 students.

Story First Published: 2013-05-29