Graduation ceremonies scheduled for school gymnasium
More than 130 Basehor-Linwood High School seniors will don caps and gowns and receive tickets to the rest of their lives during graduation ceremonies Thursday night.
Graduation will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 inside the BLHS gymnasium.
This year, three BLHS seniors were named as valedictorian. They earned the recognition by tying with a 3.98 grade-point average. The valedictorians are: Kaitlin Marie Gun, Elizabeth Ann Savage and Morgan Allison Kenney.
The salutatorian is Jessica Whitney Masters. She received the honor by earning the second-highest grade-point average in the senior class, a 3.92.
Thirty-eight scholarships, totaling $206,677, will be awarded to college-bound seniors Thursday night.
High school officials recommend that friends and family of graduating seniors arrive at the gymnasium at 6:45 p.m. or soon after, to ensure finding a seat.