This is the biggest week so far of many young lives in the southern Pennyrile, with high School graduations on the schedule on multiple nights.
Heritage Christian Academy will be the first local school to hold commencement Tuesday evening at 6:30 at the Bruce Convention Center. The HCA school year doesn't actually end until Friday at noon, according to their website.
Todd County Central High School will hold an outdoor graduation Tuesday night at 8 at the school's football stadium next to the school in Elkton. It is believed to be the first Todd Central graduation outside since at least 1999. It will be held inside the gymnasium in the case of inclement weather.
University Heights Academy will send its seniors across the stage Thursday evening at 7:30. UHA's commencement will be inside its air conditioned gymnasium.
Christian County High School will have its graduation ceremony Friday afternoon at 5 at the Stadium of Champions and Hopkinsville High School will follow at 8:30.
As always, Project Graduation will begin at 10 Friday night at the Bruce Convention Center and continue until Saturday morning. It provides a drug and alcohol free celebration for graduates of all four schools in Christian County.