For Immediate Release: June 10, 2016

Contact: Rachel Strauch-Nelson (608) 663-1903



Madison schools are celebrating their graduates this weekend, with four graduation ceremonies at the Kohl Center Friday and Saturday.


“Congratulations to all of our students for finishing a strong school year and especially to our graduating seniors,” Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham said. “We are so excited to celebrate the accomplishments of our students, teachers and all of our school communities.”


“Our graduates are a testament to the outstanding students we have in Madison schools. Congratulations to every graduating senior and to all of our schools on an excellent school year.”


Graduation ceremonies will take place at the Kohl Center on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. On Friday, East High School will hold its graduation at 5pm and La Follette High School at 7:30pm. On Saturday, Memorial High School’s ceremony will be at 10:30am, and West High School will be at 1pm. All ceremonies are open to the media.


To see more on Madison’s graduating seniors and ceremonies this weekend, follow Madison schools on Facebook at or Twitter @MMSDschools or @suptjencheatham.