The majority of those students participated in FHS’s graduation Friday night at the United Supermarkets Arena. Valedictorian Emily Cluff and Salutatorian Jessica McGill each addressed their classmates with remarks of congratulations and charges to go forward and make an impact on the world.
As a class gift, the graduates handed FHS Principal Kim Spicer a dollar as they crossed the stage. The money collected will be donated to recent flood victims in the Lubbock area.
Eleven FHS graduates on the Tiger baseball team were unable to attend Friday’s graduation due to schedule conflicts with the state playoffs. FISD held a special graduation for them and their families on Sunday at the FHS Performing Arts Center.
On Thursday, the Reese Education Center held a ceremony for 31 FHS graduates who completed their requirements during the year as well.
The FHS Class of 2015 was awarded more than $3.5 million in scholarships.