Fenway Park will host fifteen public high school graduation ceremonies this spring.
The Red Sox announced in a press release on Wednesday that Fenway Park will act as a venue for Boston Public Schools (BPS) graduation ceremonies throughout the month of June. Fifteen out of thirty-eight graduating high school classes across the city’s public school system will hold their graduations at Fenway. The opportunity was offered to all BPS schools, but some already had secured other locations throughout the city.
“When we learned that so many of the Boston Public Schools were looking to find adequate outdoor spaces to hold their commencement ceremonies, we knew we could help,” said Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy in the official statement.. “Fenway Park is the perfect outdoor space in the heart of the city and large enough to host teachers, students, and their families in a safe manner. After such a challenging year, this important milestone is one that should be celebrated, and we are pleased to be able to offer our venue to help these seniors celebrate their achievements.”
Here’s the current list, according to Boston.com:
- Charlestown High School
- William Henderson Inclusion School
- Boston Latin Academy
- Quincy Upper School
- Excel High School
- TechBoston Academy
- Another Course to College
- Snowden International school
- Dearborn STEM Academy
- The English High School
- Boston Green Academy
- Fenway High School
- John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science
- Boston Latin School
- Brighton High School
- Boston Arts Academy
Click here for the full press release.
The Red Sox today announced that throughout the month of June the club will offer Fenway Park as a venue for Boston Public Schools graduation ceremonies for 15 of the 38 graduating high school classes across the city’s public school system. pic.twitter.com/5aSt5GuXJ4— Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) April 28, 2021