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York County high school graduations start Saturday

Northwestern High School graduates cheer during the 2016 commencement ceremony.
Northwestern High School graduates cheer during the 2016 commencement ceremony. File photo

Starting Saturday, local high school students will put on caps and gowns and walk across the graduation stage.

Here’s an early look at the schedule:

Fort Mill

Nation Ford High School and Fort Mill High School will celebrate their commencements Saturday. Nation Ford students will graduate at 10 a.m., followed by Fort Mill’s ceremony at 2 p.m.

Both ceremonies will be held in the Winthrop University Coliseum at 1162 Eden Terrace in Rock Hill.

Clover

Clover High School’s graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on May 25 in the Winthrop University Coliseum.

York

York Comprehensive High School students will get their degrees at 10 a.m. on May 26 in the Winthrop Coliseum.

Rock Hill

Rock Hill students will graduate on June 3, starting with South Pointe High School’s ceremony at 10 a.m. Rock Hill High School students will walk the stage beginning at 2 p.m., which will be followed by Northwestern High School’s ceremony at 6 p.m.

All of Rock Hill’s ceremonies will be held in the Winthrop Coliseum.

Lancaster County

Indian Land High School students will graduate at 2:30 p.m. on May 26. Indian Land’s commencement will be in the school’s gym at 8063 River Road in Indian Land.

Tickets are required for admission to Indian Land High School’s ceremony.

Lancaster High School students will graduate at 7:30 p.m. on May 26 in the Lancaster High School stadium. The school is at 617 Normandy Rd.

Visitors should park in the home side parking lot of the stadium. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the school’s gym.

Chester County

Chester County students will graduate May 27. Chester High School graduates will get their degrees at 8:30 a.m. in the school’s stadium, at 1330 J.A. Cochran Bypass in Chester.

At 10 a.m., Great Falls High School will hold its ceremony in the school’s gym at 409 Sunset Avenue in Great Falls.

Lewisville High School’s commencement will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the school’s stadium, at 3971 Lewisville High School Rd. in Richburg.

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