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Commencement 2019

Saint Mary's School Class of 2019 graduated during commencement exercises in the school's historic oak Grove, Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Commencement day began with a 9:30 a.m. chapel baccalaureate service for the graduates and their families. Following the service, the graduating seniors processed through the Grove, receiving a traditional purple iris along the way. Commencement exercises began at 10:30 a.m., and concluded at noon, followed by a celebratory luncheon for the graduates, their families and friends, and all members of the Saint Mary's community. Sixty-one graduates received their Saint Mary's high school diplomas.

Cokie Roberts was Saint Mary's 2019 commencement speaker.

Political commentator and best-selling author Cokie Roberts was Saint Mary's 2019 commencement speaker. Read more here.

 

 


 

Commencement Weekend Events | May 15 - 19, 2019

Wednesday, May 15 |  3 - 4:30 p.m.
Spring Sports Assembly
Pittman Auditorium 
All Saint Mary's families invited to attend.

Friday, May 17 | 11 a.m.
Honors Convocation
Pittman Auditorium
All Saint Mary's families invited to attend.

Friday, May 17 | 6 p.m.
Residential Life Awards
Dining Hall in Chan-Poyner
Boarding families invited to attend.

Saturday, May 18 | 6 p.m.
Senior Dinner
Smedes Hall and Patio
For all graduates, family members, and graduate guests.

Saturday, May 18 | 7:30 p.m.
Senior Farewell Program
Pittman Auditorium
All members of Saint Mary's community invited to attend. 

Sunday, May 19 | 9:30 a.m. 
Baccalaureate Service
Chapel 
For graduates and their families.

Sunday, May 19 | 10:30 a.m.
Commencement Exercises
The Grove
All members of Saint Mary's community invited to attend.

Sunday, May 19 | 12:30 p.m.
Commencement Luncheon
Smedes Hall and Patio
All members of Saint Mary's community invited to attend.

If you have questions about commencement or the events leading up to the ceremony, please contact Lois Utt in the Head of School Office at lutt@sms.edu or 919-424-4038.