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Grads ready to walk, get diplomas

The graduation season is upon us, as commencement ceremonies with all their pomp and circumstance fill the calendar over the next two weeks.

School officials across Lincoln County and Wesson will dole out hundreds of diplomas through May 24, starting with the smallest class of all — just 23 students — who will receive their diplomas Friday night.

The Brookhaven Academy Cougars take the stage of the school auditorium Friday at 7 p.m.

Other graduations scheduled are:

Wednesday, May 15:

• Copiah-Lincoln Community College, students A-I — Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Mullen Gymnasium

• Copiah-Lincoln Community College, students J-Z — Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Mullen Gymnasium

Friday, May 17:

• Franklin County High School — 8 p.m. at the football stadium

Thursday, May 23:

• Mississippi School of the Arts —1 p.m. at Southwest Community College in McComb

• Loyd Star High School — 6:30 p.m.

• Lawrence County High School —7 p.m. on the football field

• West Lincoln High School — 8 p.m.

Friday, May 24:

• Enterprise High School — 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium

• Brookhaven High School — 7 p.m. King Field

• Wesson High School — 7 p.m. at Mullen Gymnasium at Co-Lin.

• Bogue Chitto High School — 8 p.m.