Approximately 800 Springfield Public Schools high school graduates will receive their diplomas on Saturday, June 6, at Prairie Capital Convention Center. They have been offered $22.4 million in scholarships.
78.3 percent are attending a two- or four-year college, 6.6 percent are enlisting in the military, 6.5 percent are entering the workforce and 2.6 percent are going to technical school.
Lanphier High School (11 a.m. ceremony)
Number of graduates: 222
Scholarships: $5.5 million
Post-graduation plans: 51 students attending four-year college, 120 students attending two-year college, five going to technical school, 23 enlisting in the military, 23 entering the workforce.
Springfield Southeast High School (2 p.m. ceremony)
Number of graduates: 284
Scholarships: $5.8 million
Post-graduation plans: 99 attending four-year college, 122 attending two-year college, seven going to technical school, 10 enlisting in the military, 13 entering the workforce, 33 still deciding or have other plans.
Springfield High School (5 p.m. ceremony)
Number of graduates: 295
Scholarships: $11.1 million
Post-graduation plans: 135 attending four-year college, 100 attending two-year college, nine attending technical school, 20 enlisting in the military, 16 entering the workforce, six have other individual plans, nine still deciding.