GPS announces change of venue for 2017 GHS Commencement Exercises
Based on the current forecast of severe weather and heavy rains overnight and into Friday, the
Guthrie High School graduation ceremonies, originally scheduled for Jelsma Stadium, will now
take place at the Lazy E Arena. The scheduled starting time will remain 7:30 p.m. on Friday,
Graduation practice will be at the arena beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday.
On Friday evening, the public will park in the southwest parking lot and enter through the
southwest doors. The building will be open to the public at 6:00 p.m.
Quotes from Guthrie Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson:
“We are thankful for the option of an indoor graduation venue that will not limit the number of
potential attendees. This is what the class of 2017 deserves to celebrate their