Fairfield to graduate 115 seniors Sunday
Fairfield High School will award diplomas to 115 seniors in a graduation ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday in Trojan Stadium.
The ceremony moves into the high school gym in case of inclement weather. Seating in the bleachers is first come, first served.
A baccalaureate is at 9 a.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church in Fairfield, with a reception to follow at 10:15 a.m. at the church.
“Come join the senior class as they lead worship and offer thanksgiving and blessing during this time of celebration and transition,” said the Rev. Stacy Grau.
The FHS Vox Choir, under the direction of Zach Reiter, will sing a combination of “You’ll Be in My Heart,” by Phil Collins and “I’m on My Way,” by The Proclaimers, arranged by FHS graduating senior Coren Hucke.
The concert band directed by Jim Edgeton will perform “Pomp and Circumstance” and “Fanfare and Recessional.”
The Class of 2014 student speaker, elected by peer vote, is Jordan Whitney.
The Class of 2014’s colors are black and silver, and the graduation gowns are black for males and silver for females.
Honor society members will be wearing the traditional blue and gold cords, and graduates who performed 60 or more hours of community service in high school will be distinguished by wearing a gray cord.
The Class of 2014’s motto is: “To accomplish great things we must not only act but also dream; not only plan but also believe.”
Superintendent Art Sathoff will welcome the graduates, families and friends.
FHS associate principal Brian Stone will announce scholastic honors.
School board president Jennifer Anderson and FHS principal Aaron Becker will address the graduates.
Anderson and Sathoff will present the diplomas.
A limited amount of handicap parking, for those with appropriate permits, is available on the north side of the stadium. Those vehicles should enter along the north side of the school on Briggs Avenue.