PREBLE COUNTY — The graduating classes of 2016 from area high schools will begin stepping into their futures as they claim their diplomas beginning this week.
Seniors from Tri-County North and Twin Valley South will be the first of the classes in Preble County to turn their tassels and move on to rest of their lives.
Salem Church of God in Clayton will be the site of Tri-County North High School’s commencement exercises. TCN seniors will graduate on Thursday, May 26, at 7 p.m. at the church.
Also, on Thursday, May 26, Twin Valley Community Local School officials will celebrate and honor the graduating seniors of South, in a ceremony to be held at at Princeton Pike Church of God in Hamilton, at 7 p.m.
On Friday, May 27, the seniors from National Trail, as per tradition, will hold their ceremony in the NT high school gymnasium. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Also, on Friday, the seniors from Preble Shawnee will receive their diplomas during a ceremony at Princeton Pike Church of God in Hamilton, beginning at 7 p.m.
Eaton High School will again hold it’s graduation ceremony at Millett Hall in Oxford. Eaton’s seniors will be the final Preble County class to walk in a ceremony which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4.