The Burke County High School Class of 2020 will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, July 25, under several social distancing guidelines.
The graduation ceremony will begin Saturday morning at 9 a.m. on the BCHS football field. Each graduate will be allowed four tickets.
Parking: Each graduate will be allowed one vehicle near the stadium. Graduate guests should ride with the graduate in order to get to reserved parking area. All other guests with tickets will be directed to the middle school and elementary school parking lots. No transportation will be provided.
Guest entrance: The entrance will be at the home and visitors gates. If you have a ticket for the home side, you will enter through the home side gate. If you have a ticket for the visitors side, you will enter through the visitors gate.
Arrival: Graduates should be standing in line by 8:45 a.m. on the road between the middle school and the football stadium scoreboard. The graduates' names will be posted on the fence with social distancing guidelines.
Shoes: All graduates must wear flat shoes due to the turf field.
Chairs: Chairs will be 6 feet apart and rows will be 5 yards apart. The chairs have a flat bar to protect the turf.
In case of rain, two ticketed guests per graduate will be permitted inside.