All four high schools in the South-Western City School District will hold their graduation ceremonies at Franklin County Veterans Memorial, 300 W. Broad St., Columbus.

All four high schools in the South-Western City School District will hold their graduation ceremonies at Franklin County Veterans Memorial, 300 W. Broad St., Columbus.

Westland High School's ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. May 31.

The other schools will hold their ceremonies on June 1 -- Grove City High School at 11 a.m., Central Crossing at 3 p.m. and Franklin Heights at 7 p.m.

South-Western Career Academy's Career Passport ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Central Crossing.

A total of 296 students are expected to receive their diplomas at Westland's ceremony, said Twila Reynolds, who serves as senior class adviser with Shane Harris.

"It's a great group of students," Reynolds said.

Westland's annual senior breakfast was held May 16 and seniors participated in a picnic and will stage a powder puff football game Friday, May 24, she said.

Graduation rehearsal will be held at 9 a.m. May 31 at the high school, Reynolds said.

Approximately 425 seniors are expected to participate in Grove City High School's graduation ceremony, said Heather Sayre, who serves as graduation coordinator with Kris Sander.

Student speakers will include senior class president Sarah Decker and a salutatorian and valedictorian, who will be selected based on their final grade point average, Sayre said.

GCHS seniors received about $12.3 million in scholarship offers, "which is an amazing amount," said senior counselor Valerie Sanders.

The school's senior breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Graduation rehearsal will follow at 9 a.m. and students will be given their allotment of eight tickets for the commencement at rehearsal, Sayre said.

The 350 seniors at Central Crossing earned about $5.1 million in scholarship offers, said Christa Russell, who is the school's graduation coordinator with Kristy Halleck.

Three seniors will serve as commencements speakers.

The valedictorian is Samantha Peterson, who has earned a 4.7 grade point average, Russell said. The salutatorian is Usama Khan, who has achieved a 4.5 grade point average. Class president Kayleigh Mahoney also will speak.

Central Crossing's senior breakfast will take place at 8 a.m. May 31 with graduation rehearsal to follow at 9 a.m.

About 185 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas at Franklin Heights' graduation, said Kari Craddock, graduation coordinator with Della Highman.

The class earned approximately $2 million in scholarship offers, she said.

Ahead of their graduation, students participated in the annual Senior Night Out May 14 at Dave and Buster's, Craddock said.

"It's sort of a reward for the hard work they've put in," she said.

The Senior Awards were presented on May 16 and included such honors as "best dressed."

"The seniors vote on these fun awards, but they really campaign hard for them," Craddock said.

Franklin Heights' senior breakfast also will be held at 8 a.m. May 31 followed by graduation practice at 9 a.m.