5-23-22 — Graduation Marks Milestone for Class of 2022
May 23, 2022 ~ The 2022 graduation ceremonies marked the culmination of 13 years of hard work and dedication for students as they celebrated this milestone moment together with family and friends. Students and families from all five high schools celebrated graduation day outdoors at the district’s College Boulevard Activity Center May 20-22. Olathe Virtual School also celebrates their first graduating class at Eagle’s Landing at Lake Olathe on Monday, May 23.
“We are incredibly proud of the Class of 2022 and were thrilled to celebrate this impressive group of students and their many accomplishments at our graduation ceremonies this year,” said Dr. Brent Yeager, superintendent. “Through challenges and uncertainties, this group of students have displayed honorable grace and grit. I know there is a bright future ahead for the Class of 2022.”
The 2,233 graduates of the Class of ‘22 received scholarship offers in excess of $45.5 million.
During their high school years, these students excelled in academics, activities, and athletics. Their honors range from a U.S. Presidential Scholar and National Merit Finalists to state athletic championships, perfect ACT scores and more. This talented group earned recognition for their artistic talents (fine arts and performing arts) as well as their knowledge of career and technical education. The list of their accolades is lengthy and will certainly grow as they go on with their education, training or careers.