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PCS Class of 2023 Set To Complete Graduation

PCS Class of 2023 Set To Complete Graduation


Pitt County Schools will complete its Class of 2023 graduation ceremonies this weekend at Minges Coliseum on the campus of East Carolina University. In all, a total of 1,591 students will have earned their diploma during the course of nine different commencement exercises which began May 25.

PCS's six traditional high schools - D.H. Conley, J.H. Rose, South Central, Farmville Central, Ayden-Grifton and North Pitt - will celebrate its graduates Friday and Saturday. JHR (2:30 p.m.) and DHC (6:30) will conduct ceremonies Friday, while SCHS (9 a.m.), NPHS (12:30 p.m.), FCHS (3:30 p.m.) and AGHS (6:30 p.m.) will follow Saturday.

Students from PCS Early College High School, Innovation Early College High School and Project SEARCH already turned their tassels in earlier events on May 25, June 1 and June 6, respectively.

"We proudly congratulate and salute the Class of 2023 for their accomplishments completing one of life's many journeys, especially one that began in very challenging times," PCS Superintendent Dr. Ethan Lenker said. "In addition to celebrating their success, we encourage their continued future growth as our leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing and evolving world."

All PCS graduation ceremonies will be streamed live via the district's YouTube channel. Please visit Video broadcasts will be titled by school once streaming begins. Smart TV and mobile application users need to search for the PCS YouTube channel and look for the titled thumbnail with the "live" icon.

By The Numbers (PCS Class of 2023):
11 - Project SEARCH graduates
43 - Innovation Early College HS graduates
38 - Graduates who plan to enter the U.S. Military
62 - Graduates who have already earned an Associate's Degree
70 - PCS Early College HS graduates
123 - Ayden-Grifton HS graduates
155 - North Pitt HS graduates
185 - Farmville Central HS graduates
271 - J.H. Rose HS graduates
339 - South Central HS graduates
394 - D.H. Conley HS graduates
475 - Graduates who earned (Latin) honors (30%)
1,259 - Graduates who plan to continue studies in higher education (79%)
6,284,229 - scholarship $ accepted
16,427,597 - scholarship $ offered

numbers as of June 8