For Immediate Release: June 8, 2018
Contact: Tina Firesheets (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
GCS Graduations Continue Through Next Week
Penn-Griffin School for the Arts, Weaver Academy and Twilight seniors will graduate Monday
Greensboro, N.C. – Some of the district’s most creative students are set to kick-off next week’s spate of graduations.
Weaver Academy will advance 56 graduates at 2 p.m., Monday afternoon. Twilight’s ceremony for its 47 graduates will follow at 4 p.m. Finally, commencement exercises for the 34 graduates of Penn-Griffin School for the Arts will begin at 6:30 p.m. Ceremonies for Weaver and Twilight will be held in Harrison Auditorium at N.C. A&T State University. Penn-Griffin will hold its ceremony in Koury Auditorium at GTCC’s Jamestown campus.
Weaver and Penn-Griffin offer visual and performing arts programs to GCS students. Penn-Griffin’s Victoria Epps, is among those graduating Monday. Read her story here
The district’s website has a graduation page
In total, GCS will graduate more than 5,600 students in 32 ceremonies between May 23 and June 17. Parents, families and friends can share their stories and photos of GCS graduates using the hashtag #GCSGradsSoar18.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, and serves more than 73,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com
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