More high school graduations — plus Peninsula College’s — this week
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Members of the Forks Class of 2013 celebrate their graduation Saturday evening at the Forks High School gymnasium. The Quillayute Valley School District awarded diplomas to 65 students from Forks High School and Forks Alternative High School during the ceremony. The class valedictorian Rachel Harner was accepted to Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., and the class salutatorian is Alissa Shaw. -- Photo by Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

By Arwyn Rice
Peninsula Daily News

Several high schools on the North Olympic Peninsula have said goodbye to their graduating seniors, and more are on the way.

More high schools will hold graduation ceremonies this week, from Thursday through Saturday.

Lincoln High School in Port Angeles will be the first of this week’s graduations.

The school’s 12-member Class of 2013 will receive diplomas at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Peninsula College Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The North Olympic Peninsula’s largest high schools — Port Angeles and Sequim — will graduate about 200 seniors each, and Peninsula College will confer nearly 600 associate degrees and professional certificates.

The details:

■   Sequim High School — 6 p.m. Friday, Sequim High stadium, 601 N. Sequim Ave.; estimated 199 graduates.

■   Port Angeles High School — 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium, 304 E. Park Ave.; estimated 190 to 195 graduates.

■   Clallam Bay High School — 2 p.m. Saturday Clallam Bay High gymnasium, 16933 Highway 112; 12 graduates.

■   Quilcene High School and Crossroads Community School — 2 p.m. Saturday, Quilcene High gymnasium, 294715 U.S. Highway 101; 15 graduates.

■   Peninsula College — 2 p.m. Saturday, Peninsula College gymnasium; 571 associate degrees and professional certificates to be awarded.

■   Crescent High School — 3 p.m. Saturday, Crescent High gymnasium, 50350 state Highway 112; 17 graduates and two foreign-exchange students.

Quileute Tribal, Port Townsend High, Chimacum High,, Neah Bay High, and Forks High schools awarded diplomas to their graduates in the past week.


Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5070, or at

Last modified: June 09. 2013 5:13PM
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