BHS Graduation set for May 31

BHS Graduation set for May 31
Posted on 05/27/2015

The 2015 graduating class of Bucyrus High School will receive their diplomas in the Secondary School gymnasium at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015. Student speakers for this year's commencement ceremony include Becca Mutchler and Dylan Mutchler. A total of 74 Bucyrus seniors will be moving on to the next stage of their lives.

"We are very proud of the many outstanding achievements of our graduating seniors," Secondary School Principal Dr. Mark Burke said. "These students have shared their time and talents, and have left an indelible mark on our school and the district."

A select group of students receiving special recognition will be those who qualify to receive the prestigious Ohio Department of Education Honors Diploma. In order to receive this high level diploma, students must meet the following requirements:

  • 4 units of Honors English
  • 4 units of College Preparatory math
  • 4 units of science, including physics and chemistry
  • 4 units of social studies
  • 3 units of foreign language
  • 1 unit of fine arts
  • Achieve proficiency benchmark for Ohio Career-Technical Competency Assessment
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher
  • 27 on the ACT or 1210 on the SAT

"Graduation is an exciting time for students, parents and our entire school family," Superintendent Kevin Kimmel said. "I speak for the entire staff and Board of Education when I say that we could not be more proud and appreciative of this group of seniors for the leadership they have displayed throughout their careers, and the lasting impact they have had on the entire school district. I want to personally congratulate each member of the Class of 2015 and wish them all the best in their future endeavors."