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Milo Adventist Academy Graduation

Graduation at Milo Adventist Academy is a formal occasion honoring the graduating seniors. Candidates must have been in residence for the full semester immediately preceding graduation. To participate in these exercises, a senior must have completed all academic requirements, be a citizen in good standing, and have made payment in full thereby clearing financial obligations to MAA.

Graduation Weekend

  • Students who have completed graduation requirements will be honored during the weekend activities.
  • Members of the junior class participate in a specifically defined role.
  • Senior class officers and their sponsors plan guest speakers, musicians, program format, and program content for the weekend.
  • This is a Sabbath dress occasion.

Graduation Events

Consecration
A worship service for and with the senior class during Friday evening vespers.
Baccalaureate
A spiritual challenge during the church service hour on Sabbath for the senior class to continue in Christian service.
Tribute to Parents
A Sabbath afternoon presentation to and for the families of graduating seniors.
Class Night
A secular presentation by and about the seniors, held after sundown Saturday.
Commencement
A general challenge to the graduates, including the awarding of diplomas and scholarships, Sunday at 10:00 A.M.

Academic Recognition

Graduates who meet standards of academic excellence will be recognized with honor cords.

  • Gold - Have completed the college preparatory program with 3.75 GPA or above
  • Silver - 3.50 - 3.74 GPA (College Prep)
  • Silver - 3.50 - 4.00 GPA (General)
  • Red - 3.00-3.499 GPA
  • Black - Enriched diploma

All cords will be awarded based on the student's cumulative GPA at the end of the final semester of the senior year.

Checkout Times

Freshman and sophomore dorm students check out of the dormitory and go home following their final tests on Thursday before graduation.

Only seniors, juniors, and those freshmen and sophomores with family members graduating or those who are working may remain in the dorm during graduation weekend; all non-seniors will be expected to move out of their dorm rooms to provide space for the families of the graduates.

All students should be checked out of the dorm by 4:00 P.M. on graduation Sunday.