Nearly 2,100 Seniors To Graduate

Graduation SJHS 2016Over 2,000 seniors will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises this evening (Friday) at high schools across Johnston County.

Johnston County school officials said the largest graduating class this year is at Cleveland High where 369 seniors will receive their diplomas. The smallest class is at the Early College where 43 diplomas will be handed out.

Here is a list of the estimated graduates from each high school:

Clayton High – 333

Cleveland High – 369

Corinth Holders High – 350

Early College – 43

Middle College – 52

North Johnston High – 159

Princeton High  – 112

Smithfield-Selma High- 248

South Johnston High – 278

West Johnston High  – 270

“I am tremendously proud since this is my first graduating class as superintendent,” said Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow. “You are going out into a new adventure that is truly exciting.  Your future is Johnston County’s future.  Continue your educational journey in a fashion that is your own and continue to grow as a person. Make us proud and make yourself the best that you can be. Congratulations to our graduating seniors and congratulations to all of our students for all accomplishments this school year.”

The 2016 graduating class of 2,074 seniors have earned an estimated $52 million in scholarships.