Graduation

It’s that exciting time of year when our terrific senior students are completing the last few weeks of their high school education and are preparing to graduate! We are so proud of each of them for their diligent efforts to learn “by study and also by faith.”

This page provides all of the information needed to participate in our commencement services.

Commencement Location:

Wasatch Academy Chapel and Music Conservatory, 92 S. 100 W. Mount Pleasant, UT

Here are the Wasatch Academy Map and Driving Directions

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Commencement Services Date and Time:

Saturday, June 27, 2020; 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Note that this is the day after the end of the Simulations Week event, which is also held at Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, UT.

A complimentary light lunch will be provided for all graduates, their family members, and our mentors.

As space permits, non-graduating fellow students and friends are welcome to attend for $5, to cover the cost of the lunch. Please confirm that space is available before paying.

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Family Members and Guests:

You are welcome to invite family members and friends to attend your graduation. The number of guests may change, according to Utah State guidelines for gatherings.

We will practice social distancing and limit attendance according to the current Utah guidelines, which is most likely to be 50 people.

Please send an email to admin@ensignpeakacademy.com letting us know how many family members and guests you would like to invite, so that we calculate the total number of attendees as compared to state guidelines, and plan accordingly.

Ordering Your Cap, Gown and Tassel:

Students who will have met all graduation requirements should order this GraduationMall Graduation Gown, Cap, Tassel Set 2020, all in black, from Amazon. Make sure it is delivered in time for you to wear it to commencement. (The cost for this set is your responsibility. There are no other charges for graduation.)

Online Attendance:

All members of the Ensign Peak Academy community who are not able to attend in person are invited to attend online. A link will be emailed to everyone. Graduates are welcome to share the link with family and friends.

Graduates Not Attending In-Person:

Ensign Peak Academy and Homeschool Graduates may attend online if it doesn’t work out to travel to Utah. They may order the cap and gown and wear it on their graduation day and will appear on camera. Their diploma and/or transcript will be announced by the Director, and presented by their parents. (Diplomas will be mailed out ahead of time.)

Homeschool Graduates:

Homeschool graduates may participate in the commencement services. This is an opportunity given to currently enrolled students of Ensign Peak Academy who have not completed all graduation requirements, but have completed and passed the courses in which they were enrolled, with at least a C- grade, earning a minimum of 3 credits. These seniors will be honored by their parents.

Parents of homeschool graduates will prepare their own independent non-accredited homeschool diploma and will personally present it to the student, during the commencement services. Ensign Peak Academy will present the student’s transcript, showing any credit earned through Ensign Peak Academy.

In addition, if the student has earned a certificate or transcript from any other institution, these may be presented by the parents to the student at that time as well.

The parents and student will not represent publicly or in any manner that the student is a graduate of Ensign Peak Academy, but is a graduate of the family’s homeschool program, with some credit earned through Ensign Peak Academy.

Homeschool graduates should GraduationMall Graduation Gown, Cap, Tassel Set 2020, all in royal blue, from Amazon. Make sure it is delivered in time for you to wear it to commencement. (The cost for this set is your responsibility. There are no other charges for graduation.)

Friday Night Lodging/Saturday Breakfast for Family and Friends:

Family and friends may stay the night of Friday, June 26, 2020 in the Wasatch Academy dorms, and enjoy a hot breakfast on Saturday morning. Cost is $30 per person. No charge for babies and toddlers. Each dorm room has two twin beds. Families may bring an air mattress and extra bedding if they wish to share a room with additional small children. In this case, breakfast is $10 for children not using the twin beds. Children who are not attending Simulations Week and who are under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact Diann Jeppson to make arrangements for lodging and breakfast.