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Graduation

CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATION INFORMATION

 

EVENTS

Rehearsal: Thursday, June 8th 2:30 pm at Columbus Athenaeum

This is a dress-rehearsal of the Commencement Ceremony. We will walk through the line-up, procession, seating, receiving diplomas, and all other parts of the ceremony.

 

- Address for Columbus Athenaeum: 32 N Fourth St, Columbus, OH 43215
- Parking: Meters (3rd St., 4th St., Broad St., Gay St.) or Parking Garage on 4th and Elm
- Graduates come in gowns (no caps)

 

 

 

Baccalaureate Mass and Reception: Thursday, June 8th at 4:00pm at Holy Cross Church

This is one of your last opportunities to gather as a class to celebrate the community you have established. It will be more intimate than the Commencement Ceremony and will be a time to celebrate with each other and close family. Senior awards will part of this event, as well.

 

- Address for Holy Cross Church: 204 S 5th Street, Columbus, OH 43215
- Graduates come in gowns (no caps)
- Reception to follow at Cristo Rey Columbus.
- Parking: Limited spaces available in the rear of Holy Cross; overflow parking at Holiday Inn (entrance on Town St.), or metered street parking (Rich St., Town St., 5th St.)
- This will be a ticketed event for immediate families. More details to come.

 

 

 

Commencement Ceremony: Sunday, June 11th at 2:30pm at Columbus Athenaeum

The Commencement Ceremony is a formal procession, recognition, and celebration of your accomplishment of graduating from Cristo Rey Columbus High School. Here you will receive your diploma and walk across the stage with your classmates.

 

- Seniors arrive by 1:30pm
- Doors will open for guests at 1:30pm and we will be concluded by 4:00pm
- Address for Columbus Athenaeum: 32 N Fourth St, Columbus, OH 43215
- Parking: Meters are free on Sundays (3rd St., 4th St., Broad St., Gay St.) or Parking Garage on 4th and Elm
- Graduates come in gown with cap and tassel
- This will be a ticketed event for families and friends. More details to come.

 

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Cap and Gown

 

- Your maroon cap, gown, and tassels will be yours to keep! We will order sizes based on your height and weight.
- Pick-up your cap & gown on June 7 from 10:00am - 1:00pm in the gym. Students may pick them up anytime in that time-frame and will need to sign them out.
- It will be your responsibility to keep it clean, ironed, and ready for Baccalaureate and Commencement. We won’t have extras!
- Your cap cannot have decorations
- Baccalaureate attire: gown (no cap)
- Commencement attire: gown with cap and tassel
- Attire under cap and gown for Commencement: Consider the temperature: dress pants, dress, or skirt with dressy shoes are allowed. Please no jeans, sweat pants, tennis shoes, flip flops (sandals okay), or shorts

 

 

Ticket Procedure

 

- Tickets distributed by the end of May to students at school
- Alloted based on survey responses
- Guaranteed 4 guest tickets for Baccalaureate Mass and Reception
- Space is limited for immediate family members
- We will do our best to accommodate larger families based on survey
- Guaranteed 12 guest tickets for Commencement

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS?

Please contact Amanda Massinople at amassinople@cristoreycolumbus.org