The TKHS Class of 2017 will graduate at 7 p.m. May 25 in the high school gymnasium. Prior to the formal ceremonies, the class will meet at 7 p.m. May 23 for the senior honors night when scholarships will be awarded and student achievement recognized.
High School teacher Jeff Dock will be the keynote speaker for the graduation with senior Hayley Bashore giving the senior class address. Senior Rachael Gorton will give the ceremony introduction with Alex Wilkinson introducing Dock. Luke Noah will lead the class in closing ceremonies and Breana Bouchard will lead the tassel ceremony. Best wishes to the Class of 2017!
If you live within the Thornapple Kellogg School boundaries and need to enroll your child at TK, you are more than welcome to enroll now at any of the buildings. The school’s summer hours will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 8 through June 22. There will also be two summer enrollment dates, from 2 to 6 p.m. July 10 and July 17. This will be for grades K - 12 and take place in the Middle School lobby.
The top 10 students in the Class of 2017 were recently announced. Congratulations to Hayley Bashore, Breana Bouchard, Derek Brandon, Rachael Gorton, Madeline Hutchins, Luke Noah,Taylor Pratt, Scott Shumway, Alyvia Thorne and Alex Wilkinson.
All members of the graduating class will attend the senior honors night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 in the auditorium where many seniors will be recognized with scholarships and other honors. The top 10 students and information about their high school activities and plans for the future are listed alphabetically as follows:
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