Meridian High Graduates Earn Diplomas

Meridian, Mississippi Hundreds of students graduated from Meridian High School Friday night.

The friends and families of the graduates gathered at Ray Stadium to watch the students receive their diplomas. Meridian High Principal Victor Hubbard says many of the students are receiving honors, and the graduating class earned over three million dollars in scholarships.

"This class is special because it has generated over three point two million in scholarships," said Meridian High School principal Victor Hubbard. "We have a lot of students that are going to school on academic scholarships this year, and that is something we are proud of and something we are wanting to continue."

In all, 295 graduates walked the stage with over one hundred of them receiving honors.