Class of 2024 set to graduate 261 locally during two ceremonies Saturday

Cap and diploma

Livestreams available of ceremonies, links below

~ PVN staff report

Page County Public Schools is set to graduate 261 local students between two ceremonies set for 10 a.m. at Page County High School and 6 p.m. at Luray High School on Saturday, June 8. Both ceremonies will be livestreamed for those not able to attend in person. (See links below.)

Nearly 43 percent of the local graduating Class of 2023 (111 students) plans to further their education at various colleges, universities or trade schools. Nearly half of those students (50) will be attending four-year colleges or universities this fall — 19 percent of all local graduates.

Seven members of the local Class of 2024 will graduate high school with two-year associate degrees earned through dual-enrollment classes at Laurel Ridge Community College. Another 36 graduates have earned one-year certifications through Laurel Ridge.

Outgoing seniors in the Class of 2024 received more than $140,000 awarded through local scholarships.

While about half of the county’s graduates will immediately enter the workforce, at least 11 have signed up for military service.

Below are graduate stats provided by each high school in the county:

LURAY HIGH SCHOOL — Class of 2024

  • 124 graduates (137 last year)
  • 23 will be attending a four-year college or university (30 last year)
  • 21 will be attending a two-year college (29 last year)
  • 10 will be attending technical schools (six last year)
  • 10 will be entering the military (six last year)
  • 56 will be entering the workforce (61 last year)
  • 5 have other educational plans (two last year)
  • 73 local scholarships totaling $54,300 (83 for $55,150 last year)
  • $962,314 total reported projected scholarships awarded ($1.2 million last year)

LHS Class of 2024 academic achievements provided by the school:

  • 13  Seniors are Distinguished Scholars – 4.0 or higher GPAs (25 last year)
  • 6 Seniors are Honor Graduates – 3.8 -3.99  GPAs (seven last year)
  • 16 Seniors are Honor Students – 3.3 – 3.79 GPAs (24 last year)
  • 53 Seniors have GPAs of 3.0 and above (77 last year)
  • 9 Seniors had all A’s for their entire 4 years of high school (eight last year)
  • 20 Seniors are Early College Scholars (have 15+hours of transferable college credit with Advanced Diploma and B average) (30 last year)
  • 52 Seniors (almost half of the class) earned Advanced Studies Diplomas (additional math, science, social studies, foreign language requirements) (65 last year)
  • 11 Seniors are in National Honor Society (19 last year)
  • 14 Seniors are in Spanish Honor Society (21 last year)
  • 3 Seniors earned Associate’s Degree (2 year degrees)  from Laurel Ridge Community College concurrent with high school (two last year)
  • 14 Seniors earned Certificates in General Education or a Health Science Certificate (1 year degree) from Laurel Ridge concurrent  with high school (18 last year)
  • 27 Seniors completed course requirements and received a certificate at Page County Technical Center (28 last year)


  • 137 graduates (116 last year)
  • 27 will be attending a four-year college or university (22 last year)
  • 23 will be attending a two-year college (14 last year)
  • 22 earned a one-year certificate from Laurel Ridge Community College
  • 4 earned a two-year associate’s degree from Laurel Ridge Community College
  • 7 will attending a trade school (nine last year)
  • 1 will be entering the military, Marines (four last year)
  • Over $86,000 in local scholarships (includes Laurel Ridge & PCTC) ($70,453 last year)

    Livestream links:

    • PCHS graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8

    • LHS graduation at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8



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