Hayes And Upham Named Valedictorians For BNL


(BEDFORD) – More than 360 Bedford North Lawrence High School seniors will receive their diplomas tonight during the high school’s 46th Graduation Commencement at 7:30 p.m.

The BNL Class of 2020 commencement will take place on the BNL football field.

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and seniors are to report to the BNL cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.

Taylor Hayes

Valedictorians are Taylor Hayes and Katherine Upham.

Katherine Upham

Salutatorians are Jaclyn Lane and Emma Willoughby. All four will present graduation speeches.

Jaclyn Lane
Emma Willoughby

Senior Class President Cooper Holmes will give a welcome speech and lead the Class of 2020 with the changing of the tassels.

Cooper Holmes

Closing remarks will be delivered by Hallee Gabhart, BNL Student Council president.

Hallee Gabhart

School officials are anticipating a 90 minute ceremony.

Graduation can be viewed during a live stream by clicking here.

All faculty and students will be required to wear masks and face coverings are highly encouraged for all guests.

Parking will be encouraged in the student parking lot. All gates to BNL Football Field will be open for admission.

In case of inclement weather, the rain date is Saturday at 10 a.m. If necessary, a decision will be announced Friday morning.