2022 SC Whitmore School Graduation

Graduate Guide 2022

Congratulations!! You are on track to graduate high school! We are thrilled to celebrate your hard work and to cheer you on as you move towards your future plans. Here are a few facts to help you in planning for graduation.

All work must be completed and turned in no later than May 31st.

Do not wait until the last week or you may miss the deadline. Remember, several students are finishing so be sure to work ahead and finish early.


Be sure you have RSVP’d to attend graduation.

It is necessary to have RSVP’d if you plan to attend graduation. We need to keep count of graduates and guests.


Each SCWS graduate will have access to reserve up to 7 tickets for their family and friends for the June 4th graduation. Students, you are not included in the 7 tickets. If you need more than 7 tickets please reach out to Katelyn Thomas at kthomas@scwhitmoreschool.org. Your name will be placed on a waiting list. If additional seats are available, we will notify graduates requesting additional seating.


To reserve your 7 tickets please click this link. You will be asked to enter an “Access Code” your access code is the first part of your SCWS email (ex: alatta1234). Next, you will be asked to write the names of each individual who plans to attend along with their email address. This link will also ask you to list the name of the SCWS graduate.

Here are the details:

SC Whitmore School 2022 Graduation

Saturday, June 4th, 11am

1101 Lincoln Street

Columbia, SC

June 4, 2022. Columbia Convention Center (1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201, Columbia, SC) at 11am. Please arrive at 9:30am for practice.


How many family members and friends can attend this graduation?

You will have access to 7 tickets. If you need more, you will need to reach out to Katelyn Thomas at kthomas@scwhitmoreschool.org.

Will graduation be live streamed?

The 2022 SCWS Graduation will be live-streamed. The link will be sent out to graduates closer to graduation. We would like to encourage students and families to follow us on social media to make sure they have access to the link on graduation day.

Are masks required? Will there be masks available?

Masks are not required, but highly recommended for your safety and the safety of others.

Where can I order my cap and gown?

The cap and gown can be ordered here.


Can I decorate my cap?

Yes! And we are even having a contest! You can find more information here.


What do I need to wear under my gown?

Most students wear business casual. This could mean khaki pants and a polo shirt, or a dress. No flip flops. There are a lot of options.