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2017 Graduation Details

East Bladen High School 

Graduation is on Friday, June 16 at 6 p.m. in East Bladen's main gymnasium.  Admittance by ticket only; birth to 110 years old.  Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and close promptly at 5:55 p.m.  No one will be permitted once doors are closed.  Charge to the seniors will be given by Emily Scott.  Each senior will receive 6 tickets for guests.  Seniors should arrive at East Bladen on or before 4:30 p.m. to get prepared for the ceremony. There will not be a guest speaker at this year's ceremony. 


West Bladen High School 

West Bladen High School will graduate on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Knight Main Gymnasium.  A live camera feed will be shown in the Knight Auxiliary Gymnasium (behind the Main Gym).  Admission to both gymnasiums is by TICKET ONLY; everyone from birth to 110 years of age must have a ticket to enter. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; seniors should arrive by 9:00 a.m. with their cap, tassel, gown, sash, and school-designated cords and go to the cafeteria for lineup; all guests must be inside and seated by 9:55 a.m. when admission doors will be LOCKED.  Seniors will march in at exactly 10:00 a.m.  The 2017 WBHS Class Officers are President Morgan Schumacher, Vice-President Jerena Purdie, Secretary Amber Long, and Treasurer Destinee Singletary. Speakers for the graduation ceremony include Valedictorian Amber Long, Salutatorian Alanna Ludlum, Class President Morgan Schumacher, Superintendent of Bladen County Schools Dr. Robert P. Taylor, and West Bladen High School Principal Peggy J. Hester.