2016 Graduation Information

2016 Graduation Information

by Dirk Oden -
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Potential graduates should have received a detailed graduation letter with specific information about graduation. Here is a summary:

  • Graduation will be at 10:00AM, Saturday, May 21, at Central Auditorium in Monte Vista.The ceremony typically lasts an hour.
  • Graduating students will need to arrive at 8:00AM for gown fitting, practice, and photographs (OLA will provide each graduate with a 5x7 picture taken that morning).
  • Seating is open (no reservations), and there is not a limit on the number of guests a graduate may invite.
  • Cap and gown are provided at no charge. The gown must be returned after the ceremony, the graduate keeps the cap.
  • There are a few hotels in Monte Vista. Alamosa (20 minutes away) has a large selection of hotel

Graduation Protocol Reminders. This is a meaningful ceremony steeped in tradition. 

  • Wear nice clothes under the gown
  • No decorating caps
  • No large jewelry, pendants/necklaces must be under the gown and not conspicuous if worn
  • No gum
  • Smile and soak it up!