The end of the school year is just weeks away with local high schools gearing up for prom and graduation, while colleges put the final touches on commencement ceremony plans. A few local high schools enjoyed prom events this weekend, but most are scheduled later this month or early May. Local college graduation events begin May 4. Here’s a rundown of prom and graduation events in the area:
Downtown parking options include:
- Third Avenue Parking Deck
- Fourth Avenue Parking Deck
- Sixth Avenue Parking Deck
- Rome First United Methodist Church lots
Cartersville High School: Graduation, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Weinman Stadium.
Adairsville High School: Graduation, May 18 at 8 p.m. at AHS Stadium.
Cass High School: Graduation, May 18 at 6 p.m at Doug Cochran Stadium.
Woodland High School: Graduation, May 19 at 9 a.m. at Wildcat Stadium.
Calhoun High School: Graduation, May 25 at 8 p.m. at stadium.
Gordon Central High School: Graduation, May 25 at 8 p.m. at Ratner Stadium.
Sonoraville High School: Graduation, May 24 at 8 p.m. at school.
Rockmart High School: Graduation, May 25 at 8 p.m. at stadium.
Cedartown High School: Graduation, May 26 at 10 a.m. at stadium.
Berry College: Undergraduate Commencement will be Saturday, May 5 at 9 a.m., Evans Lawn. Speaker is Westminster College President Kathy B. Richardson, former Berry College provost and longtime communication faculty member. Graduate Commencement will be Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m., College Chapel, speaker not yet announced.
Shorter University: Graduation Ceremony will be Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at the Forum River Center (301 Tribune St., Rome). Graduates will line up 90 minutes prior to the start of commencement. Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. for check-in and lineup. If you have questions regarding commencement, please contact the Registrar’s office at 706-233-7205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College: Spring 2018 graduation will be Thursday, May 10 at the Forum River Center.
Georgia Highlands College: Spring graduation will be Saturday, May 12.