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Douglas County to graduate almost 1,900
by Bill Baldowski
May 22, 2014 11:49 AM | 2770 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Almost 1,900 high school seniors in public and private schools throughout Douglas County are set to become alumni at commencement exercises scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

With the exception of New Manchester High School, which will conduct its graduation exercises Friday at 8 p.m. at the school for about 330 graduates, all of the public school ceremonies are set for the University of West Georgia’s Coliseum in Carrollton.

All public school commencement keynote addresses will be given by the valedictorian at each school. However, their names had not been released earlier this week.

Douglas County High School leads all public schools with 457 graduates who will receive their diplomas Friday at 7 p.m.

Lithia Springs High School conducts its graduation exercises Saturday at 9 a.m. as 348 seniors receive diplomas.

That graduation will be followed at 1:30 p.m. when Chapel Hill High School bids farewell to 260 graduates.

The final public school graduation exercise will be that of Alexander High School which conducts its commencement exercises Saturday at 6 p.m. for 420 graduates.

Harvester Christian Academy was the first Douglas County-based high school to conduct commencement exercises for 17 graduates May 10.

Colonial Hills Christian School will salute its 14 graduates Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1167 Angham Road in Hiram.

The remaining private school graduations include Heirway Christian Academy, where seven seniors will graduate Friday at First Baptist Church of Douglasville, 5900 Prestley Mill Road; and King’s Way Christian School’s 16 graduates will receive diplomas Friday at 7:30 p.m. at King’s Way Baptist Church at 6456 The Kings Way in Douglasville.

Lithia Christian Academy is set to host commencement for its nine graduates Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the school chapel at 2548 Vulcan Drive in Lithia Springs.

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