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The Adair County High School Class of 2019 will hold its commencement exercises on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:00pmCT at the John Burr Memorial Gymnasium (526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY). Each senior who is participating in the graduation ceremony has been given 2 tickets for early entry. Ticket holders may enter the gym at 5:30pmCT. The general public may enter at 6:00pmCT. The lower two rows on each side of the gymnasium have been designated as handicapped seating and is available on a first come, first serve basis. Accommodations will be provided for those in wheelchairs. 
The class of 2019 is made up of 175 students. 86 students in the class have achieved a Latin honor academic recognition. 18 students have earned a Suma Cum Laude designation (weighted GPA of 4.0 or greater), 24 students have earned a Magna Cum Laude designation (weighted GPA of 3.5 to 3.99), and 44 students have earned a Cum Laude designation (weighted GPA of 3.0 to 3.49). Seniors will also be wearing zipper pulls that denote academic and technical readiness. 49 students have met both academic and technical readiness benchmarks, 34 students have met academic ready benchmarks, and 48 students have met career readiness benchmarks. 
Special music will be performed by the ACHS Band and the ACHS Choir. Colors will be presented by the ACHS Cadet Corps. The motto for the Class of 2019 is, "Our lives are before us, our pasts are behind us, but our memories are forever with us.” The class chose I’ll Always Remember You by Hannah Montana as the class song, the Peace Lily as the class flower, and red, white, and blue as the class colors.