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High school, college graduations start June 2 in Whatcom County

Western Washington University students at commencement in Carver Gymnasium on campus June 14, 2014. Graduation season in Whatcom County begins this year on June 2.
Western Washington University students at commencement in Carver Gymnasium on campus June 14, 2014. Graduation season in Whatcom County begins this year on June 2. The Bellingham Herald

A slew of graduations are upon us as the school year comes to a close.

The Whatcom County ceremonies begin June 2 with Lummi Nation Tribal High School, with commencements for the area’s colleges later in the month.

Here is a list of high school and college graduation ceremonies this month:

▪ Lummi Nation Tribal High School: 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the Lummi Tribal High School gym.

▪ Ferndale High School: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Civic Field.

▪ Windward High School: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, in the Windward High School gym.

▪ Mount Baker High School: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Bob Tisdale Field.

▪ Lynden Christian High School: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Lynden Christian football stadium or the gym in case of poor weather.

▪ Explorations Academy: 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the school’s rookery.

▪ Blaine High School: 6 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the Blaine High School gym.

▪ Bellingham High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the Bellingham High School gym. Tickets are required, and each student is given eight.

▪ Lynden High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the Lynden High School stadium or gym in case of poor weather.

▪ Nooksack Valley High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Sid Lambert Field.

▪ Western Washington University: 9 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Civic Field (Carver gym is being remodeled). Tickets are required, and each graduate is given four. The ceremony will be streamed live at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wwu-live-events1.

▪ Squalicum High School: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, in the Squalicum High School gym. Tickets are required; each student is given several.

▪ Sehome High School: 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the school field or Squalicum High School gym in case of poor weather. Tickets are required, and each student is given eight.

▪ Options High School: 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Bellingham High School auditorium.

▪ Meridian High School: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Meridian High School gym.

▪ Northwest Indian College: 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, in the Wex’liem Community Building.

▪ Whatcom Community College: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, in the WCC Pavilion and Student Recreation Center. Tickets are required, and each graduate is given three. A live video of the ceremony will be streamed inside the Heiner Theater and Syre Student Center.

The day for Bellingham High School’s graduation was corrected May 31, 2016.

Kyle Mittan: 360-756-2803, @KyleMittan

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