AKRON — Tippecanoe Valley High School will hold an in-person graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Sunday, July 19.
More information on specific event details will be released to seniors and their families prior to the event.
A backup date is set for Sunday, July 26. The baccalaureate ceremony will begin at the normally scheduled time of 2 p.m. The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 2:45 p.m.
According to a statement from TVHS Principal Brandon Kresca, the high school is also organizing a senior parade, which is set to happen the evening of May 22. Seniors will wear their caps and gowns, and ride in their cars starting on the TVMS/TVHS campus, then parade through the towns of Mentone and Akron. Specific details and requirements for the event, as well as the parade path and parking locations, will be announced before the event.
Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation stakeholders have prepared plans to accommodate any required social distancing measures. Restrictions may be necessary limiting the number of guests in attendance, the location of the event, seating procedures and other general procedures. TVSC will monitor the reopening status based on the governor’s “Back on Track Indiana Plan” and work with the local health departments during the time leading up to July 19.