will celebrate graduation today, as 554 students are expected to receive their diplomas at a 4 p.m. ceremony. The graduation ceremony will be held outdoors at the school's Walt Snyder Stadium.
According to the Council Rock School District, the class of 2012 includes 12 distinguished scholars (the top 2 percent of the class). Those students are: Ilana Attadgie, Joseph Hacker, Justin Paloni, Christopher Perrotti, Andrew Sabol, Mackenzie L. Smith, Kush Sodha, Alyssa Steeger, Benjamin Wang, Kimberly Ward, Jeremy Wortzel, Yixi Yang and Victoria Zhao.
Nearly 78 percent of the graduating class will attend a four-year college, according to information provided by the district. Approximately 16 percent will attend a two-year college. Out of the entire graduating class, about 94 percent of the students will continue their education at a college or university.
Council Rock High School South seniors are also graduating today.
According to the district, the total amount of scholarships earned by seniors attending both high schools is more than $15.5 million.