The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. Seniors are required to arrive no later than 6:15 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Rehearsal begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning at Dragon Stadium and attendance is mandatory if graduating seniors are to participate in the Commencement ceremony. Students are responsible for their own transportation.
In the event of inclement weather, Carroll ISD will start Friday’s Commencement no later than 9 p.m. If postponed until Saturday, graduation times will be 10 a.m., 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. If postponed to Sunday, graduation will start at 2 p.m.
The Class of 2014 includes 628 Dragons. This year’s Valedictorian is Kenneth Martin and the Salutatorian is Ashesh Trivedi. Martin plans to attend SMU and Trivedi is headed to Yale.
This year’s class served more than 54,000 hours of community service.
Before graduating seniors walk across the stage, personalized messages from family and friends will appear on the Dragon Stadium video scoreboard. After the Commencement ceremony, families are welcome on to the field to congratulate and take pictures with their graduate.
All Dragon seniors, families and friends are encouraged to post their photos from Graduation 2014 to their various social media sites using the hashtag #carrollseniors2014, so everyone can share in the fun on this special day. Follow @CarrollISD for photos and retweets.
Free bottled water will be provided.