Tupelo to graduate 434 Friday night

Tupelo High School has complied a record number of scholarships during the 2014-2015 school year. Almost $11.1 million were offered to 434 Golden Wave graduates. Here are other accolades for the Class of 2015.

  • 29 graduates with a 4.0 GPA
  • $11,095,871.00 in overall scholarships
  • $88,250.00 in local scholarships
  • One Presidential Scholar Nominee
  • One National Merit Finalist
  • Two Star Students
  • Two West Point Military Academy appointments
  • 23 Mississippi High School Activities Association state championships
  • One Clarion-Ledger Overall All-Sports Award
  • One Band Sweepstakes Award
  • Four Choral Superior Ratings
  • Two Show Choir National Qualifiers
  • A-Rated high school two years
  • 114 ACT Scholars
  • 30 different national collegiate offers

Graduation will be at the BancorpSouth Arena Friday at 7 p.m. It will stream LIVE on the Persicope app, and DVDs of the ceremony will be sold inside the lobby by WTHS News for only $15. Comcast will not record or broadcast the event like in years past.


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