High schools gearing up for in-person commencement – Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY —  The principals of both local high schools say they are very pleased to welcome families to in-person commencement ceremonies next weekend after having to make alternate plans last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calloway County High School’s ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 14, and Murray High School’s will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16. Both schools will hold their ceremonies this year inside the CFSB Center on Murray State University’s campus.

CCHS Principal Chris King said a lot of planning has gone into next Friday’s event to ensure graduates and attendees can participate safely.

“One of the first things we had to do in planning was sit down with the CFSB Center personnel and discuss what their COVID protocols are, and that played a large part in dictating our