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CHS, Wiregrass Regional College, Career Academy announces graduation date, time

CHS, Wiregrass Regional College, Career Academy announces graduation date, time DouglasNow.com file photo

Commencement for Coffee High School and Wiregrass Regional College & Career Academy will be held Saturday, May 26, 9 A.M. at Dan A. Jardine Stadium. The stadium will be open for seating as of 7:30 A.M. The graduates’ procession will begin at approximately 8:45 A.M. and the south end home gate will be locked at that time.

Tickets are not required for stadium entrance. However, graduates will be given 5 special rain day tickets for gym entrance in case of inclement weather. Seating for invited guests is available on both the home side and visitor sides of the stadium. A handicap area will be provided on the home side. Handicap seating requires a PINK handicap ticket that students may request in advance. The south visitor gate will be closed prior to and during the ceremony.

Following the graduates’ procession into the stadium at approximately 8:45 A.M., the commencement ceremony will begin promptly at 9 A.M. With the stadium opening at 7:30 A.M., all family and guests are encouraged to make every effort to be seated prior to the beginning of the ceremony.

In case of inclement weather, graduation will be postponed for one-hour increments until Noon. At noon, if needed, the ceremony will be moved inside the Coffee High gymnasium. Due to State Fire Marshal requirements, seating will be limited to the graduates, their family and invited guests holding a GOLD ticket for gym admission. In case of rain, announcements will be made on all local radio stations beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Out of respect for the graduates, all guests are asked to remain seated throughout the entire commencement ceremony. The graduates of the class of 2018 appreciate everyone’s courtesy and consideration during this special event. Guests are also asked to place cell phones on silent or vibrate during the ceremony.

If you have any questions pertaining to graduation on Saturday, May 26, you may call Coffee High School at 384-2094.

Just a reminder, the stadium will be open at 7:30 A.M. for seating and the south end home gate will be locked at 8:45 AM.

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