EVSC High Schools Host Graduations Tonight

Published 05/23 2014 10:06PM

Updated 05/23 2014 10:07PM

Memorial Day weekend is the beginning of Summer and the end to another school year. And high school seniors receive their diplomas this week.

Eyewitness News was at Harrison High School's commencement tonight at Romain Stadium. The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation reports 1,406 students graduated this week.

81 percent plan to pursue a college or technical degree or other post-secondary education opportunity. That's a slight increase from last year.

Also, EVSC grads received more than $29 million in scholarship offers, nearly a $10 million increase from last year.

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