(Deming) -- Deming High School will graduate 279 seniors Friday in commencement ceremonies at Memorial Football Stadium.
The class valedictorian is Diego Quintana, and the class salutatorian is Velia Moran.
The student-selected commencement speaker is popular sculpture, print and
This year's class flower is the Almond Blossom. The colors are Deming High’s colors of cardinal red and navy blue. The class motto is from Dr. Seuss: “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.”
Commencement begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday with the traditional senior processional around the track.
Seating is first-come, first-seated, with no reserved seating. The public access gates for the commencement ceremony will open at 6 p.m.
Parking is available around the campus, and Deming Police Department officers will be directing traffic. Handicap parking will be the portion of Nickel behind Memorial Stadium, with overflow handicap parking in the half-circle in front of the high school.
No alcoholic beverages or weapons will be allowed into the football stadium. Also, prohibited will be musical instruments including air horns, along with coolers and ice chests, picnic baskets, umbrellas, beach balls, balloons and other inflatable items, backpacks, glass containers, cans and thermoses.
All guests are subject to search.