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Commencement ceremonies begin today for Mt. Diablo Unified’s Class of 2019
Posted 5/31/19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 31, 2019

Contact:  Ursula Kroemer Leimbach / communications@mdusd.org / Mobile: (760) 705-6919          

 

Nearly 1,900 students graduating from comprehensive high schools and alternative programs throughout the district

       

Nearly 1,900 students graduating from comprehensive high schools and alternative programs throughout the district

       

WHAT: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) Class of 2019 will be honored in commencement ceremonies taking place this evening and through June 8. Nearly 1,900 students will be graduating this year across the District.  Among them are 22 students who enrolled in the College Now program, enabling MDUSD juniors and seniors to take college classes at Diablo Valley College to meet high school graduation requirements while concurrently earning college credits.

 

All commencement ceremonies will be held at the Concord Pavilion unless noted otherwise.  Media are welcome to attend and take video, shoot still photographs, and interview students and families.

 

May 31, 2019

Mt. Diablo High School – 7 p.m.

Established: 1901

Home of the: Red Devils

Graduates: 236

Senior Statistics: (Pending)

 

 

June 1, 2019School Logo

Olympic High School  - 11 a.m.

Established: 1965

Graduates: 103

Senior Statistics:

Post-High School Plans:

  • Two-year College – 65
  • Employment + TBD – 41
  • Employment Only - 16
  • Trades – 6
  • Military – 4

Scholarships:

  • Olympian of the Year – Two students, $400 each
  • Soroptomist International – One student, $500
  • Rotary Club – One student, $500
  • Yes, I Can! – Two students, $600 each
  • Skip Weinstock Service Learning – Two students, $1,000 each

 

Concord High School  - 7 p.m.School Logo

Established: 1966

Home of the:  Minutemen

Graduates: 370

Senior Statistics  (Pending)

 

 

June 2, 2019

Small Continuation High Schools  - 11:00 a.m.

Crossroads High School – 16 Graduates,

Gateway High School – 14 Graduates,

Summit High School – 50 Graduates,

Senior Statistics  (Pending)

 

 

Northgate High School 7:00 p.m.School logo

Established: 1974

Home of the: Broncos

Graduates: 362

Senior Statistics: (Pending)

 

 

June 3, 2019School logo

College Park High School - 7:00 p.m.

Established: 1960

Home of the: Falcons

Graduates: 442

Senior Statistics:

Post-High School Plans

  • Two-year College – 219
  • Four-year College/University - 155 ,
  • Apprenticeship – 1
  • Career Education - 5, ,
  • Employment – 11
  • Military – 2
  • Other/Still Deciding - 49

 

June 4, 2019

Ygnacio Valley High School -  7:00 p.m.,School Logo

Established: 1960

Home of the: Warriors

Graduates: 253

Senior Statistics:

Post-High School Plans

  • Two-year College - 123
  • Four-year College/University - 46
  • Apprenticeship – 2
  • Career Education - 7
  • Employment – 11
  • Military – 3
  • Other/Still Deciding - 49

Scholarships:

  • Ernie Wutzke - $1,000
  • Rossmoor - $14,500
  • Assistance League - $11,000
  • Timothy Washington - $1,000
  • Alumni - $4,500
  • Class of 1968 Alumni - $1,000
  • Kent Robie - $2,000
  • BetterWorld - $2,900
  • Making Waves CAP - $20,000
  • Dr. Sohila Zadran - $1,000
  • Rotary - $500
  • Lyon's Club - $1,000
  • Athletic Boosters - $1,000
  • PTSA - $1,000

 

June 8, 2019

Mt. Diablo Adult Education

10:30 a.m., Loma Vista Adult Center, Multi-use Room

 Graduates:  37 plus 31 high school equivalencies  

 

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About Mt. Diablo Unified

Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve approximately 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic communities, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer award-winning innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is pleased to have the only International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Contra Costa County, and one of only three middle college programs regionally, our College Now program, now in its third year for 2018-2019.  Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/.