Seniors from both Worthington high schools will graduate Sunday in commencement ceremonies at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University.

Seniors from both Worthington high schools will graduate Sunday in commencement ceremonies at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University.

Approximately 755 are expected to graduate - 347 from Worthington Kilbourne during a ceremony set for 2 p.m., 408 from Thomas Worthington at 7 p.m.

Both with be traditional commencements, with school bands and choirs providing the music and principals and school board members presenting and accepting classes.

Kilbourne will continue its tradition of permitting each graduate to receive his or her diploma from a teacher, coach, or counselor who has played an important role at school. Nearly 90 percent elect to take part in this tradition.

At both schools, student body and senior class presidents will also give remarks

At Kilbourne, Chris Rayis is student body president and Alex DiBartola is class president.

At Thomas, Samantha Steiner is student body president and Brian Holmes is class president.

Neither school names valedictorians or salutatorians, opting to honor all of those who graduate with a 4.0 or higher grade-point-average.

Those graduating with highest honors at Kilbourne will be Matthew Baker, Emily Barbe, Adam Baybutt, Anastasia Berg, Julia Boortz, Philip Bunting, William Cheng, Alex Di Bartola, Claire Durkin, Adam Frishkorn, Ken Greim, Darin Grimm, Caroline Holmes, Anastasia Keck, Jin Kyung Keum, Rebekah Knapke, Alexander Knoblock, Alexandra Kreiselman, Kyle Lincicome, Shelby McDonald, Kevin Mechenbier, John Merrill Jr., James Michalski, Rachel Neiger, Alexander Noble, Yevgeny Novikov, Kevin Reik, Michelle Truby, James Vandewalle, Dana Whittemore, Bryn Wilson, Jinny Ye.

At Thomas, those graduating will highest honors will be Greg Benson, Ilana Bergelson, Paul Burgess, Nick Eastman, Liz Fernandez, Ben Gifford, Brad Jones, Corinna Keeler, Kathryn Lang, Adrienne Lemberger, Satoko Shimizu, and Michelle Stroup.