Celebrations being held this month for graduating seniors in McFarland High Early College program


MCFARLAND, Calif. (KGET) — A number of celebrations are being held this month for graduating seniors in the McFarland High School Early College program. 

According to Principal Justin Derrick, nearly 200 students will be graduating with units from Bakersfield College. The units count toward Career and Technical Education certificates, General Education certificates, and/or associate degrees. 

Starting today, there will be recognition events for those students and also senior athletes. The month culminates with a graduation celebration on May 27 at the football stadium. 

Here is the full list of activities:

Senior Signing Day

May 12 at noon at the football stadium

Bakersfield College Course Completion Recognition

May 11: 2-3:15 p.m.(EDUC, MUSC, PBHS Students)
May 13: 2-3:15 p.m. (HIST, ENG, COMM Students)
May 18: 2-3:15 p.m. (BSAD, AGBS, STDV Students)
May 20: 2-3:15 p.m. (Make-up Day)

Senior Sport Night 

May 11 at 6:15 p.m.: Girls Basketball Senior Night 
May 14: Baseball Senior Night at 2:45 p.m. & Girls Tennis Senior Night at 3:45 p.m.
May 19 at 3:45 p.m.: Football, Volleyball, Cheer, Softball Senior Night
May 20: Academic Scholarship Awards (Seniors) 6 p.m. at the football stadium
May 27: Graduation, 7:30 p.m. in football stadium

More Early College News

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Bakersfield College announces Early College Summer 2020 program for all high school students in Kern County
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