Over 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.