Baccalaureate Information
What is Baccalaureate?

Years ago Baccalaureate was the part of a graduation ceremony where a sermon was delivered. Today, Baccalaureate is a spiritual celebration for high school seniors as they leave high school and begin their journey into college or the workforce. The students organize the event, select the keynote speaker, and conduct the entire service. Seniors attending the event wear their high school cap and gowns during the service.

Who is invited to Baccalaureate?

The Sullivan County Baccalaureate service includes all five of the public schools in Sullivan County (Dobyns-Bennett, Sullivan Central, Sullivan East, Sullivan North, and Sullivan South). In addition, graduating seniors from Sullivan County Christian schools and home-schools are invited to participate. Of course, anyone from the community is invited and encouraged to attend this service.

Who is the key note speaker for this year’s Baccalaureate?

This years speaker is Mrs. Pam Tebow, know widely for being Tim Tebow's mother, but a missionary and strong follower of Christ in her own right.

What should people expect to see at Baccalaureate?

Baccalaureate is a service that combines the hearts, minds, and talents of graduating seniors from around Sullivan County to celebrate their high school graduation and, hopefully, provide an opportunity for students to make a personal, spiritual commitment as they move forward in their lives.

When is Baccalaureate?

Baccalaureate will be held at Higher Ground Baptist Church on April 26th at 6pm.