PHOTOS: Students prepare for Nitro High's graduation

Graduation season is upon us and students from Nitro High were ready for the big day on Thursday.

Nitro students straightened their mortarboards and adjusted their tassles Thursday evening at the Municipal Auditorium in Charleston. Across the way at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center, Capital High students were doing the same.

Kanawha County Schools will have several graduation ceremonies over the next few days.

On Friday, students from Herbert Hoover High School will have their commencement exercises at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium, while South Charleston High School will host their graduation at 7:30 p.m. at the Coliseum and Convention Center.

Saturday will see graduation ceremonies for four of the county’s public high schools. At 10 a.m., Riverside High will have its commencement at the Coliseum and Convention Center and George Washington High will have its ceremonies at the Municipal Auditorium. At 7 p.m., St. Albans High will have its ceremonies at the Coliseum and Convention Center and Sissonville High will have its graduation at the Municipal Auditorium.


Adkins, Tressa - 6 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, Spring Hill.

Angel, Larry - 1 p.m., St. Albans Church of the Nazarene, St. Albans.

Brown, Clara - Noon, Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville.

Conley, Billy - 6 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Ellis, Emert - 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Green, Judy - Noon, Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Hackney, Teddy - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Hager, Naomi - 1 p.m., Montgomery Memorial Park Chapel, London.

Higginbotham, Alice - 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, St. Albans.

Hill, Peggy - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Hunter, Lauria - 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Lewis, James - 11 a.m., Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo.

Mull, Melanie - 3 p.m., McGhee - Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Radford, David - 11 a.m., Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Shingleton, Carole - 11 a.m., Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Sigman Sr., Ralph - Noon, Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Snyder, Jeffrey - 1 p.m., Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Spaulding, Gladys - 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Stone, Judith - 2 p.m., Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Taylor, Naomi - 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.

Webb, Tommy - 7 p.m., Loudendale Freewill Baptist Church, Charleston.

Williams, Jennie - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.