Volusia Schools Release 2013 Graduation Schedule

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DeLand, FL-It’s time to begin making plans, as graduation for students of Volusia County Public Schools is around the corner.

Graduation ceremonies will be held for area high schools beginning May 30 and ending June 2.  Admission will be $3 per person.  Parking will be $5 for ceremonies held at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.  Tickets will be presold at each of the high schools.  Below is a list of the district’s graduation ceremonies and information related to the graduating classes of 2013.

 Atlantic High School

Graduation: Friday, May 31, 7:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 225

Senior Awards: Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church

Baccalaureate: Monday, May 20, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Port Orange

Class Motto:   “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done.  One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow.  Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.” – Dalai Lama XIV

Class Song:  “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey

Class Colors:  teal, silver and black

Class Flower:  Tiger Lily

 

DeLand High School

Graduation: Sunday, June 2, 7:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 535

Senior Awards: Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m., DeLand High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Tuesday, May 28, Time/Place: TBA

Class Motto: “Best you have ever seen”

Class Song: “We Are Young” by Fun

Class Colors: green and gold

Class Flower: Forget-Me-Not

 

Deltona High School

Graduation: Friday, May 31, 4 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 325

Senior Awards: Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m., Deltona High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m., Deltona Alliance Church

Class Motto: “Living the Dream, Class of 2013.”

Class Song: “Tattoos on This Town” by Jason Aldean

Class Colors: blue and silver                                                      

Class Flower: Blue Hibiscus

 

Mainland High School

Graduation: Sunday, June 2, noon, Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 365

Senior Awards: Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m., Peabody Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Sunday, May 26, 6 p.m. Providence Church

Class Motto: “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

Class Song: “Walking on a Dream” by Empire of the Sun

Class Colors: blue and gold

Class Flower: Blue Rose

 

New Smyrna Beach High School

Graduation: Sunday, June 2, 3:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 420

Senior Awards: Thursday, May 30, 6:30 p.m., New Smyrna Beach High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Family Life Center

Class Motto: “We may not know where we are going, but we are on our way.” – Unknown

Class Song: “How Far We’ve Come” by Matchbox Twenty

Class Colors: red, black and white

Class Flower: Night Blooming Cereus

 

Pine Ridge High School

Graduation: Saturday, June 1, 1 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 375

Senior Awards: Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m., Pine Ridge High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Tuesday, May 21, 6 p.m., Deltona Lakes Baptist Church

Class Motto:  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

Class Song: “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day

Class Colors: teal, black, and gold

Class Flower: White Rose

 

Seabreeze High School

Graduation: Saturday, June 1, 4:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 380

Senior Awards: Monday, May 20, 6 p.m., Seabreeze High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 22, 6 p.m., St Brendan Catholic Church

Class Motto: “You can’t discover new oceans without leaving the shore.”

Class Song: “Home” by Phillip Phillips

Class Colors: red and white

Class Flower: Hibiscus

 

Spruce Creek High School

Graduation: Saturday, June 1, 8 p.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 678

Senior Awards: Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Daytona Beach

Baccalaureate: Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Daytona Beach

Class Motto: ”The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Class Song: “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey

Class Colors: black and gold

Class Flower: Tiger Lily

 

Taylor Middle-High School

Graduation: Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m., Edmunds Center, Stetson University

Approximate number of graduates: 124

Senior Awards: Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m., Taylor Middle-High School Auditorium

Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 p.m., Taylor Middle-High School Auditorium

Class Motto: “I’m so glad we had this time together, just to have a laugh or sing a song, seems we just get started and before you know it, comes the time we have to say so-long.”

Class Song: “Laughed Until We Cried” by Jason Aldean

Class Colors: black and silver

Class Flower: Stargazer

 

University High School

Graduation: Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m., Daytona Beach Ocean Center

Approximate number of graduates: 512

Senior Awards: Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m., Volusia County Baptist Church

Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 15, 6 p.m., Volusia County Baptist Church, Orange City

Class Motto: “Living the Dream, Class of 2013”

Class Song: “Hall of Fame” by The Script

Class Colors: orange and white

Class Flower: Lily

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