On Friday evening, May 24 Charlton County High School (CCHS) diplomas will be delivered to as many as 118 seniors on Indian Field.
Commencement exercises will begin earlier this year, starting at 7:30 p.m. A processional will be performed by the CCHS Band of Pride. The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Jordan Jernigan with the National Anthem next.
Opening remarks will be given by Ireland Hayes, followed by a welcome from Senior Class President Savannah Pollock. Alayna Mizell will introduce the administration and Board of Education (BOE) Members.
Harold ‘Hank’ Murray, son of Russ and Rhonda Murray of Folkston, will give the salutatory address. The valedictory address will be given by Chloe Brevaldo, granddaughter of Steven and Amy Layfield of St. George.
CCHS Assistant Principal Dale Cooper will recognize the class’ scholarship recipients. An inspirational poem will be read by Brantley Sloan. Followed by the Senior Class Challenge by Hagin McWhorter.
CCHS Assistant Principal Thad Marchman will authorize the release of the diplomas. Superintendent Dr. John Lairsey, BOE Chairman Dr. Matthew Sands and Marchman will present the students with diplomas.
The graduation ceremony will conclude with the singing of the school Alma Matter and a recessional by the band.
Read more about the class of 2019 in the Herald’s special graduation section inside.