CCPS freshmen make commitment to graduate

Freshmen from Hopkinsville and Christian County High School were at the Stadium of Champions Wednesday morning for the first ever Commitment to Graduate ceremony.

School Board Chair Tom Bell says the district wants all of those ninth graders to be back at the stadium in May of 2026 for commencement.

Henderson Memorial Baptist Church Pastor Ron Hicks was the featured speaker and talked about challenges he faced in high school and asked those freshmen to not let anything stand between them and graduation.

Families of the freshmen were able to watch the ceremony on the district’s YouTube channel, where the program remains archived.