Ridgeview High School Class of 2017 holds commencement ceremonies

Ridgeview High School will graduate 188 seniors on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 during commencement ceremonies held at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond, Ore.  

The class of 2017 marks the fourth graduating class for Redmond’s newest high school, opening its doors in the fall of 2012.  

Emma Poindexter serves as this year’s valedictorian and Kalie Anderson is the salutatorian.

Speakers include, Principal Lee Loving, teacher Steve Reeves, Emma Poindexter and Kalie Anderson.

David Fair of La Pine will receive an our honorary high school diploma during the ceremony. He was originally unable to complete his diploma because he enlisted in the army and served in the Vietnam War. Fair is an active member of the Redmond Area Band of Brothers organization.  

Gates open at 6 p.m. and ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. in the Bank of the Cascades Event Center on the fairgrounds campus.