Immaculate Heart’s 113 members of the Class of 2016 glowed with pride and achievement as they accepted their diplomas from the Hollywood Bowl stage during the high school’s 110th commencement.
The May 31st ceremony showcased the graduates, shimmering in white gowns and carrying bouquets of red roses, before a cheering crowd of faculty, family members and friends. Following songs and speeches, the seniors formally processed together for the last time as they joined the 10,000 graduates in Immaculate Heart’s distinguished history.
The graduates now embark on a new journey after earning acceptances to colleges across the country, including some of the most prestigious universities. As women of great heart and right conscience, these women are prepared to make a difference as they branch out into the world.
Steeped in beloved school traditions, Immaculate Heart is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school for girls in grades six through 12.
Founded in 1906 by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the school remains true to its original mission: the intellectual, spiritual, moral and social development of women. Its campus, centrally located in Los Angeles near Griffith Park, welcomes a student body of geographic, ethnic and religious diversity.
The school offers a challenging academic curriculum with 17 Advanced Placement courses, 15 honors classes, and 50 UC and Cal-State approved electives. Its sports program fields teams in basketball, cross country, diving, equestrian, soccer, softball, swimming, track & field and volleyball. Students also participate in community service and ministry, theatrical performances and clubs.
Visit ImmaculateHeart.org to learn more about the Immaculate Heart experience.