Bakersfield High School hosts 2024 graduation ceremony

Bakersfield graduates, pictured from left, are: front row: Bo Bean, Scarlet Bouchard, Joseene Hensley, Laci May, Levi Hodgson.Second row: Yaniel Martes, Dominick Robinson, Deanna Nickason, Marayia Deatherage, Paisley Rader, Brooklynn Kaiser, Alexis McGhee, Jessie Keith, Johney Everett, Amani Kowiti. Third row: Braden Ettner, Carlos Ramirez, Mason Bean, Holly Montague, Rienna Velasquez, Hayden Pearson, Jesse Tackitt, Eddie Deluna, Ethan Cotter, Gavin Pearson. Back row: Wesley Durham, Cash Brackney, Jacob Watlington, A.J. Hensley, Dylan Bonham, John Cotter, Waylon McCollum, Asa Divelbiss, Jacob Wolters.

2024 Bakersfield Valedictorian Scarlet Bouchard

2024 Bakersfield Salutatorian Alexis McGhee

Bakersfield High School held its 2024 high school graduation May 10 in the Jerry Taylor Gymnasium at the school. 

The commencement speaker was Kyle Dillinger. Valedictorian Scarlet Bouchard and Salutatorian Alexis McGhee also took the microphone to deliver speeches to their classmates and loved ones in attendance. 

Gainesville High School will be the last Ozark County school to hold its graduation ceremony for the year. The event is slated for 7:30 p.m. this Friday, May 17, at the Benton Breeding Stadium. The commencement speaker will be Kara (Hambelton) Johnson, a 2011 graduate of GHS. 

Dora held its graduation April 26 in the school gym with Bev Davison serving as commencement speaker. Lutie’s 2024 graduation was held May 4 with Lutie teacher and coach Heath Treat as speaker. 

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