Commencement set Saturday for 96 Lancaster High School graduates

LANCASTER—Lancaster High School seniors will look to their future during commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17.

Ninety-six graduates of the Class of 2017 are expected to walk across the stage and receive a diploma in the high school gymnasium, 8815 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Senior class valedictorian Jahlil Nickens will give a commencement address. Nickens is the son of Tekecia and Dwight Nickens Sr., reported senior class sponsor Lynn Smith. He plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University.

The salutatorian and senior class president is Wyatt McCranie, the son of Patrick and Shauna McCranie. He plans to attend Virginia Tech.

The senior class chose Craig Oren as the faculty speaker. Oren teaches physical education at the high school and coaches wrestling.