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Graduation, Convocation livestream info

Lima Senior High School’s Convocation and Commencement exercises are coming soon, with both again being livestreamed via the internet.

People can get to the livestream through the district’s website at www.limacityschools.org. The links will also be available on district social media pages.

Watch Convocation here: https://youtu.be/9IWRrxw-YbI

Watch Commencement here: https://youtu.be/9ATRm_bNDzg

Convocation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, in the Lima Senior gymnasium. Students will receive scholarships from various community organizations, LSH graduating classes, businesses, families and other entities. Many of the scholarships are a surprise to students. The event usually concludes in about two hours.

Graduation will begin at 11.30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, in Spartan Stadium. If weather is an issue, the ceremony will be moved into the high school gymnasium.

This year’s Valedictorian is Seth Jones. The Salutatorian is Josephine Williams. Both will speak during the ceremony.

Summer Lunch Program begins June 1

The Lima City Schools will again provide free lunches for children over the summer months through the Summer Food program.

Children and teens between the ages of one and 18 qualify for the summer meals. Children do not have to attend the Lima City Schools to get the lunches.

Some of the locations will serve hot meals in the schools (pick-up not available), while some others will be pick-up only. The pick-up meals will include two breakfast and two lunches.

Meals will be available at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning June 1:

North Middle School: Pick-up only Mondays and Wednesdays until July 30

Freedom Elementary School: Pick-up only Mondays and Wednesdays until July 30

Independence Elementary School: Hot meals on site Mondays through Thursdays until July 30.

Liberty Arts Magnet School: Hot meals on site Mondays through Thursdays until July 30.

Heritage Elementary School: Hot meals on site Mondays through Thursdays until Aug. 5.

Unity Elementary School: Hot meals on site Mondays through Thursdays until Aug. 5.

Students earn academic awards

During today’s Honors Banquet at Lima Senior High School, top academic honors where presented to students at each grade level from each department.

Teachers in each department decide on the award winners. Students did not know they won until today’s program.

The following were honored. They are listed in order from freshman to seniors.

English: Ariana Custer, Emma Hipsher, Laziah Williams and Cecilia Suarez.

Math: Jay’lah Frazier, Addison Delph, Paige Bartels and Gabriella Brayton.

Social Studies: Annamarie Hawk, Jadah Evans, Evelyn Williams and Josephine Shauf.

Science: Xavier Duckett, Matilda Nelson, Torious Owens and Ryan Utendorf.

Spanish: Naomi Fike and Samya Wright

French: Elsbeth Nelson and Noah Phillips.

Career Tech: Tyneiha Owens and Grace Beck

Art: Alivia Crow, Trinity Vezina, Jai McGee and Emily Fronzaglia.

Music: Ethan Snow, Joshua Wells, Shivana Breaston and Josephine Williams.

DECA projects finish fourth at International Contest

Two Lima Senior High School DECA program finished in fourth place at the International Competition. Nearly 250 projects compete in each category.

The projects are:

Community Awareness Project – Nakiya Sigman, Je’Niya Allen and Alivea Buchanan

Sales Project – Meghan Nuckles, Ella Brayton & Alex Engberg

9 School Buildings
10 Career Tech Offerings
12 LSH Music Groups
36 K-12 Athletic Teams
"In the Lima City Schools, we found caring, compassionate teachers, educational and extra-curricular opportunities that are outstanding, and a community of diverse people who are connected by their love of all things Spartan."
LCS Teacher & Parent Amy Phillips