The 124th annual Chesterton High School commencement exercises will be hosted on Thursday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the CHS Football Stadium.(weather permitting)
Senior class officers— Mitch Winey, President; Megan Homme, Vice President; David Gutierrez, Secretary; Cole Teal, Treasurer
Commencement address—Presented by teacher Dan Paff.
The class motto: “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So...get on your way!” Dr. Suess, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
The class flower is the gerber daisy.
Other events of the day include...Presentation of honor students by Jeff Van Drie, principal; awarding of the diplomas by Dr. David L. Pruis, superintendent of schools; James Goetz, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction; Monte Moffett, assistant superintendent for operations and human resources, and the officers and members of the DSC Board of Trustees; and the traditional turning of the tassels and closing by Mitch Winey, Class President and Student Council President.
Admission tickets will be required if commencement has to be moved to the gym. The doors at the gym will be opened at 6:00 p.m. Each senior will be issued up to seven tickets for his/her parents and relatives. Those not wishing to use all their tickets are asked to return them to the main office as soon as possible. They will be redistributed to those who request tickets for additional family members. If weather permits and commencement is held outside, these tickets will allow those to be seated outside as early as 5:30 p.m. General admission will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Special tickets are required for those guests who are physically unable to climb the bleachers. You may exchange your regular tickets for the special seating tickets in the main office. Special handicapped parking is available. It is recommended that seniors and those with mobility limitations be dropped off while other family members park the vehicle elsewhere.
A decision as to whether the commencement will be held inside or outside will be made on Wednesday, June 4. This announcement will be made to senior students and via local radio stations and newspapers.
CHS Baccalaureate: The Duneland Ministerial Association is sponsoring the CHS Baccalaureate at the CHS Auditorium on Sunday, June 1 at 3:00 p.m.
Graduation DVD’s: DVD’s of the 2014 graduation ceremony will be available for purchase at $20 each. The DVD will be mailed to you as soon as they are ready. The graduation ceremony will be streamed online live only on the day of graduation and will not be uploaded to the web after that date. To order your graduation DVD, please fill out an order form and return it with your payment to Matt Waters or Michele Stipanovich at the radio station – Room E-500 or the radio classroom A-513. Orders will also be taken the night of graduation. DVD’s will be mailed to you only if ordered by June 5th. After that date, you will have to make arrangements to pick it up at CHS.