Catch '22: Tuscaloosa high schools salute the Class of 2022

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May 19, 2022; Northport, AL, USA; Tuscaloosa County High School celebrate the graduation of 343 seniors Thursday at the football stadium. Seniors receive their diplomas from the school administrators. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News
May 19, 2022; Northport, AL, USA; Tuscaloosa County High School celebrate the graduation of 343 seniors Thursday at the football stadium. Seniors receive their diplomas from the school administrators. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News

Hundreds of students became high school graduates this month as commencement ceremonies were held at Tuscaloosa's city, county and private schools.

Hillcrest High School held the area's first graduation ceremony for the class of 2022 on May 12, while North River Christian will conduct the last ceremony on May 27.

May 18, 2022; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Students prepare for graduation for the Northridge High School Class of 2022 at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Wednesday. The 236 members of the Class of 2022 march into the amphitheater for the ceremony. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News
May 18, 2022; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Students prepare for graduation for the Northridge High School Class of 2022 at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Wednesday. The 236 members of the Class of 2022 march into the amphitheater for the ceremony. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High and American Christian Academy held their ceremonies at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, along with the three high schools in the Tuscaloosa City Schools system, Paul W. Bryant High, Central High and Northridge High.

All the rest of the schools in Tuscaloosa held on-campus graduation ceremonies: Holt High, Tuscaloosa County High,  Sipsey Valley High,   Brookwood High, Northside High,  Holy Spirit Catholic School, Tuscaloosa Christian, Tuscaloosa Academy and North River Christian.

Holt Valedictorian Humberto Angel Lopez-Garcia wipes away tears during his speech at the 2022 Holt High School graduation at Church of the Highlands Tuscaloosa Campus, Thursday May 19, 2022. [Photo/Will McLelland]
Holt Valedictorian Humberto Angel Lopez-Garcia wipes away tears during his speech at the 2022 Holt High School graduation at Church of the Highlands Tuscaloosa Campus, Thursday May 19, 2022. [Photo/Will McLelland]
May 17, 2022; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Central High School students in the Class of 2022 prepare for their graduation at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Tuesday. Tuscaloosa city councilman Matthew Wilson hugs one of the graduates backstage before the ceremony. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News
May 17, 2022; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Central High School students in the Class of 2022 prepare for their graduation at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Tuesday. Tuscaloosa city councilman Matthew Wilson hugs one of the graduates backstage before the ceremony. Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News

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