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High School Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) begin today and continue through June 12.

Several political leaders will be speaking at MCPS graduations, including Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown on May 29 (Paint Branch High School); U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, of Maryland, on June 11 (Sherwood High School); and U.S. Representative John Delaney, from the state’s 6th District, on June 4 (Quince Orchard High School). County Executive Isiah Leggett will speak on May 30 to graduates from the RICA program and Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro will address graduates from Wheaton High School on June 5.

From the sports world, Bill Ripken, a former Major League Baseball player and current broadcaster, will speak at the Damascus High School graduation on May 30; Bill O’Brien, football coach from Penn State University, will speak to graduates from Walt Whitman High School on June 7; and former NFL player Shawn Springs, a graduate of Springbrook High School, will address his alma mater on June 10.

Several graduations will feature speakers who are teachers and leaders in MCPS, including 2013-2014 MCPS Teacher of the Year Cristina Ulrich, who will address graduates from Gaithersburg High School on May 31.

For a full list of graduation dates, locations and speakers: visit the MCPS graduation webpage.

Twenty-one of the MCPS graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington D.C. These ceremonies can be viewed live on the DAR Constitution Hall’s website.


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