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Graduations Begin June 2
The 2021 high school commencement season is set to begin on Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Graduation ceremonies will take place on individual high school campuses. More than 11,000 students are expected to receive their diplomas.
The ceremonies will include a wide array of commencement speakers, including TV and radio reporters, politicians, educators and others. Among those who will speak: Sarah Cooper, author and comedian, who will speak at Col. Zadok Magruder High School; Maryland State Delegate Eric Luedtke, who will speak at Thomas S. Wootton High School; and ESPN sportscaster Scott Van Pelt, who will speak at Sherwood High School.
Other speakers include:
MCPS is inviting students, parents and staff to submit their favorite graduation snapshots. Families should select the best graduation photo and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Many of the pictures will be posted on the MCPS website. Families and staff also can submit photos via Twitter (using the hashtag #mcpsgrad). MCPS will repost some of the photos on its social media pages.
To contribute a photo via email, follow these simple steps:
By submitting a photo, you are agreeing to its use for publication on the MCPS website. If you have questions, contact the Department of Public Information and Web Services at 240-740-2837 or send us an email.
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