More than 1,220 set to graduate in Bend-La Pine

Many accomplishments and plans for the future

BEND, Ore. - During the next week, Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate the graduations of more than 1,220 students from five high schools. 

Graduations take place at the following times and locations:

  • Bend Senior High School (455 graduates): June 8 at 10 a.m. at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
  • La Pine High School (84 graduates): June 7 at 7 p.m. at La Pine High School
  • Marshall High School (61 graduates): June 10 at 7 p.m. at Bend Senior High School
  • Mountain View High School (321 graduates): June 6 at 7 p.m. at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
  • Summit High School (305 graduates): June 8 at 4 p.m. at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center

Members of the Class of 2019 earned numerous prestigious accomplishments including:

  • Two National Merit Finalists
  • 334 students who are graduating with honors diplomas
  • 109 Advanced Placement distinctions; 1 student earned an AP International Diploma
  • 26 International Baccalaureate diplomas
  • Numerous athletes who earned individual or team state titles in track and field, baseball, cross-country, wrestling, swimming, golf and more
  • Numerous members of state and national award-winning activities including: newspaper, band, speech and debate, DECA, Future Farmers of America, Future Business Leaders of America and more

Many of this year’s graduating seniors will pursue post-secondary education or training. The Class of 2019 earned millions in scholarships, including full-rides to John Hopkins University, Oregon State University and Duke University among others.

Students are planning to enlist in the Armed Forces and attend a variety of vocational training programs from welding to beauty school. College-bound graduates plan to attend Central Oregon Community College, Oregon State University Cascades Campus, Brigham Young University, Cal Poly, Occidental College, Emerson College, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Westminster College and many more.

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