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Springfield, IL 62704
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LEC Graduation 2022 information

April 13, 2022

Graduation day for Lawrence Education Center will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022 at The BOS Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL.  The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  The commencement events will be live-streamed on the District 186 YouTube channel and cable channel 22. Doors will open for guests and graduates at 5:00 p.m.

Graduates should report at 5:00 p.m., and MUST check in at the registration table for instructions.

Signs or LEC staff/security will direct you and/or your guests to the proper doors. Your guests should find seats while you follow the LEC Staff instructions through the process.

Doors close at 5:50 p.m.  Late arrivals are not guaranteed to walk and/or receive their diploma or certificate at the ceremony. 

LEC staff will issue you a graduation robe, cap, and tassel.  You will return the robe at the end of the ceremony, and keep your cap and tassel.

A group picture will be taken that evening. 

During the ceremony, students will be called by name to walk across the stage. The Principal, Superintendent and Board of Education members will be there to congratulate you on your success.  After you walk across the stage, you will return to your seat

All graduates will leave together in a recessional. Graduates will then return the robe as instructed by LEC staff, keeping your cap, tassel, and diploma or certificate.

Guests may bring flowers for the graduate.  NO balloons, silly string, or other items of celebration are allowed.

Please calll 217-525-3233 for more information and schedule a time to pay your graduation fee if you have not done so as of yet.