Class of 2021

  • Grad Tidckets


    SENIORS…PLEASE pay close attention to the graduation ticket guidelines. 

    • You must attend one of the collection dates this week to submit your completed Senior Checklist.  Checklists were emailed to all Seniors and copies are available in the front office and in the Media Center.  You will only be permitted to get your EIGHT (8) graduation tickets when you submit this checklist.
      • Collection Dates:  Monday, May 24 – Thursday, May 27th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm in the Media Center; and Friday, May 28th from 9:00 – 11:00 am in the Media Center.
    • ALL FEES must be paid before picking up graduation tickets.  Login to PowerSchool and click on the “BALANCE” icon to see if you owe fees.  Payments can only be made using the online payment system (Under Quick Links on the website) or with EXACT cash.  NO personal checks will be accepted.
    • EVERY PERSON attending graduation needs a ticket.  This includes babies and toddlers.  Please account for them in your ticket allotment when entering the stadium.
    • SEATING is first-come, first-serve.  If you want a particular seat, arrive early!
    • BRING a towel/blanket as stadium seats may be wet.
    • REMINDER:  Parking is limited on the Piedmont campus so you must plan to carpool with family and friends and arrive early! Handicap parking will be available in the lot directly in front of the stadium.   



    Graduation Date and Location


    • All Seniors can have 8 guests for the graduation ceremony (updated May 20, 2021).
    • More details to follow on entering the stadium on June 3.
    • Download UCPS Graduation Ceremony Schedule and Details
    • Download Class of 2021 Updates Document
    • UCPS will follow the latest health and safety guidelines from the North Carolina Health and Human Services Department and the Union County Health Department.  Protocols will be implemented to practice social distancing. 
    • In the event of severe weather, rain dates have been set to reschedule ceremonies.  Principals will communicate directly to Seniors and their families if the date of graduation is changed.
    • Stay tuned to Piedmont's social media pages and to student email for the latest updates on graduation and Senior activities. 

    Graduation Picture flyer


    REMINDER:  Seniors should be regularly checking their UCPS email for important information that is being sent out.  

    Senior Faculty Advisor:  Jennifer Guignard
    Senior School Counselor:  Sarah Mitchell
    Senior Administrator: Patrick Ledford