June 7, 2021
Cypress Ridge High School graduates toss their caps in celebration at the conclusion of their commencement ceremony May 31 at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium. They were among the more than 9,100 seniors to walk across the stage at 12 CFISD graduations held May 27-June 4.
June 7, 2021—The 12 Cypress-Fairbanks ISD graduation ceremonies held at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium and the Berry Center from May 27-June 4 produced a total of 9,139 graduating seniors for the Class of 2021.
Each commencement exercise was highlighted by remarks and addresses from each campus principal and student representatives from every graduating class. Selected representatives also led the Pledge of Allegiance, while the Air Force JROTC members presented the colors prior to each ceremony.
Bridgeland High School senior Brooklyn Joseph gives the closing remarks during the school’s graduation, held June 4 at the Berry Center. Joseph was among the 763 Bears from the Class of 2021 to walk across the stage.
In addition to more than 40,000 guests who attended the commencement exercises, thousands of others watched the graduation ceremonies through the CFISD Livestream account.
The live streams generated 67,808 total views both across the United States and internationally as of June 7.
The 2020-2021 school year marked the 14th year for graduation ceremonies to be streamed live for the public.
Among the safety measures in place were providing each graduating senior a mask with his or her respective school logo. Attendees were only required to wear masks for the commencements moved inside due to inclement weather.
Cypress Woods High School Principal Gary Kinninger, right, presents the 859 candidates for graduation from the school to Dr. Mark Henry, CFISD superintendent of schools, on June 1 at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium. Dr. Henry followed by confirming the graduates. More than 9,100 seniors walked across the stage at 12 CFISD graduations held May 27-June 4.
Members of the Cy-Fair High School Class of 2021 sing along to the alma mater during the school’s graduation, held May 27 at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium.