Class of 2015


81st Annual Commencement Ceremony

  Friday, June 16, 2017, Kelso High School Schroeder Field




  Important Information for Graduates and Guests

  Friday, June 16, 2017, Kelso High School Schroeder Field

Time TBA.

No pets (except service animals) are allowed.

Strollers must be left outside the stadium.

Associate Degree and Certificate of Proficiency Graduates

  • Students who graduated with an Associate Degree or Certificate of Proficiency during the previous Summer, Fall or Winter quarters.
  • Students who will graduate with an Associate Degree or Certificate of Proficiency in Spring quarter.
  • Students who will graduate under the Summer Completion Option. This option is available to students who will complete an Associate degree or the Medical Assisting program during summer quarter. To be eligible, students must apply for graduation by the posted graduation application deadline for Spring quarter.
  • All students listed above must apply for graduation by the posted graduation application deadline.

High School Diploma and GED Graduates

  • Students who have completed a high school diploma or GED certificate.

For accommodation of disability or special-needs, please contact Disability Support Services. Only official service animals are allowed at the ceremony, so please do not bring pets unless they are recognized by Washington State law as service animals. Comfort animals do not qualify.

Order your Cap and Gown:

The deadline for ordering your cap and gown is TBA.

Please see the helpful students at the Student Activities window located in the first-floor lobby of the Student Center. They will collect the information to receive your cap and gown.

If you have any questions please contact Justin Ford at or 360.442.2440

Pick up your cap and gown

Pick up at Diversity & Equity Center located in the Student Center (second floor lobby).

Times TBA.

Graduates who have earned an associates degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above will receive an honor cord. Veteran graduates will receive their military cord.

Pick up your complimentary graduation announcements

Time and day TBA.

Attend a mandatory Commencement Rehearsal in the Rose Center for the Arts.

Select one of the rehearsal times below.

Times and dates TBA.

Graduates will receive a commencement gift!

Arrive at the Dressing Area in Kelso High School South Gym: Time TBA

LCC staff will assist you in lining up in processional order. The ceremony takes place outside regardless of weather, so please dress appropriately.

Only graduating students will be allowed in the South Gym, so please advise your guests and family accordingly. 

Parking available at Kelso High School, Coweeman Middle School, and Tam O-Shanter Park (south of stadium).

To locate transit options please see Google Maps/Transit.

LCC contracts with GradImages to take professional photographs of each graduate during Commencement.

At the Commencement rehearsal graduates can provide contact information, either email or mailing address, to receive photo proofs and instructions on how to purchase copies.

Alternatively graduates may pre-register with GradImages prior to the event at

Candid photos of the ceremony taken by LCC will be posted on a few weeks after the ceremony. These photos may be downloaded, printed and shared via email and social media.


Contact Commencement Staff

Registration Inquiries

  Nichole Seroshek, Registrar


Cap, Gown & Announcement Inquiries

  Justin Ford, Student Activities


High School 21+ Diploma/GED Inquiries

 Transitional Studies


Event Management

 Tiffany Stewart, Marketing Coordinator & Event Planner


 Mary Kate Marthaller, Director of Disability Support Services & Special Populations


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