Photos from the 2019 Fort Mill Commencements (Credit: Fort Mill School District)

Get ready for the Covid-19 version of Commencement in Fort Mill.

The Fort Mill School District is ready to present more than 1,000 seniors with their high school diplomas at the commencement ceremonies for Fort Mill High School and Nation Ford High School.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes have been made to the graduation ceremonies this school year. Students will be seated on the field in the stadium at a proper distance to maintain social distancing protocols. The ceremonies will include the traditional student speeches, conferring of diplomas and the turning of the tassel ceremony. Following the ceremony, students will be dismissed to celebrate with their families off site.

From the school district’s press release:

Due to current social distancing guidelines, only graduates will be in attendance for the ceremony. Families, community members and media can view the ceremonies via the live streaming options below.

The Fort Mill High School Ceremony will be held Thursday, June 4, at 11:00 a.m. in Bob Jones Stadium.

The Nation Ford High School ceremony will be held Friday, June 5, at 11:00 a.m. in the Nation Ford High School Stadium.

Fort Mill High School Graduation link

Nation Ford High School Graduation link

More information about the ceremonies and other graduate events can be found on the district’s 2020 Graduation Update webpage or by clicking here.