Nearly 8,500 Class of 2018 CFISD graduates earn diplomas

The 11 Cypress-Fairbanks ISD graduation ceremonies held at the Berry Center from May 30-June 2 produced a total of 8,472 graduating seniors for the Class of 2018.

Each commencement exercise was highlighted by remarks and addresses from each campus principal and student representatives from every graduating class. Air Force JROTC units presented the colors before each ceremony, while senior choir members from each campus performed the National Anthem.

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Cypress Falls High School graduating seniors throw their caps in the air at the conclusion of their commencement ceremony June 1 at the Berry Center. The Golden Eagles were among the nearly 8,500 seniors to walk across the stage at 11 CFISD graduations held May 30-June 2.

In addition to the nearly 68,000 guests who attended the commencements at the Berry Center, thousands of others watched the graduation ceremonies through live streaming on the CFISD Livestream account.

The Livestream generated views from more than 5,000 unique viewers from 49 states and 56 different countries as of June 4. Combined with more than 22,383 views on the CFISD Facebook page, total streams amounted to nearly 28,000 views.

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Cypress Lakes High School senior Seth Mosby, the class president, gives the opening remarks during the school’s graduation, held June 2 at the Berry Center. Mosby was among the 895 Spartans from the Class of 2018 to walk across the stage.

The 2017-2018 school year marked the 11th year for graduation ceremonies to be streamed live for the public.

0605 Graduations 3Members of Cypress Creek High School’s Class of 2018 sing the school’s alma mater near the conclusion of graduation, which was held June 1 at the Berry Center.

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Jersey Village High School Principal Ralph Funk (left) presents the 834 candidates for graduation from the school to Dr. Mark Henry (right), CFISD superintendent of school, on May 31 at the Berry Center. Dr. Henry followed by confirming the graduation. Nearly 8,500 seniors walked across the stage at 11 CFISD graduations held May 30-June 2.

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