Some high school seniors from Mecklenburg and four other counties will receive diplomas in commencement exercises this weekend across the Charlotte region.
The schedule begins Thursday evening, with seniors from Community School of Davidson and Clover High School graduating. This is the first senior class for Community School of Davidson.
A number of private schools and a few public schools held graduation ceremonies in late May, but the majority of the commencement exercises take place over the next nine days.
Mecklenburg graduations include Metro School on Friday and Queens Grant Charter on Saturday.
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Here is the schedule for the next few days:
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
>Mecklenburg County: Community School of Davidson, 7:30 p.m.
York County: Clover, 7 p.m., Winthrop Coliseum.
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
Mecklenburg County: Metro School, 7 p.m., Sheraton Hotel.
Union County: Union Academy, 7 p.m., Wingate University's Austin Auditorium.
York County: (all at Winthrop Coliseum) York, 10 a.m.; Fort Mill, 2 p.m.; Nation Ford, 6 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
Mecklenburg County: Queens Grant Charter, 10 a.m., Hickory Grove Baptist Church.
Cleveland County: (at Gardner-Webb University's Lutz-Yelton Center, unless noted) Kings Mountain, 10 a.m., at Gamble Stadium; Crest, noon; Shelby, 4 p.m.; Burns, 7 p.m.
Anson County : Anson Senior, 8:25 a.m.
York County: (at Winthrop Coliseum) South Pointe, 10 a.m.; Rock Hill, 2 p.m.; Northwestern, 6 p.m.