June 4, 2014

Commencement rites set for 3,041 students in Merced County

3,000-plus are graduating from Merced County high schools; more than $3.3 million awarded in scholarships.

More than 3,000 students from throughout Merced County are graduating from high school, many of them in ceremonies tonight.

Students at Merced, Golden Valley, Atwater, Buhach Colony, Livingston and Hilmar high schools graduate tonight. Los Banos and Gustine high seniors graduate Friday night and their counterparts in Delhi will graduate June 12. Le Grand High School students graduated Friday.

Students will receive more than $3.3 million in scholarships at the ceremonies.

Graduations will be cloud-free; the National Weather Service said the temperatures will be in the mid-90s tonight and upper 90s on Friday. No strong winds are predicted.

Following is a school-by-school listing of the number of graduates, names of valedictorians and salutatorians, number of honors graduates, and number and approximate value of scholarships.


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