Pattonville High School graduates 412 students in the Class of 2024

Students attend a graduation ceremony and listen to a speakerPattonville High School held its 88th annual commencement on May 23 and had 412 students graduate in the Class of 2024.

  • 412 students graduated in the Class of 2024
  • 85% plan on continuing their education at four-year universities, two-year colleges or career/technical/apprenticeship programs
  • 12 students have enlisted in the military
  • 117 earned the honors of summa, magna or cum laude (3.5 weighted GPA or greater)
  • 48 earned A+ status, which makes them eligible for paid tuition to any Missouri community college or career education school
  • 55 students earned industry-recognized credentials or certifications such as certified nurse assistant, education fundamentals, early childhood education, Boeing Pre-Employment Training and ServSafe certification
  • Seniors earned $6.2 million in scholarships
  • Four qualified to receive Missouri’s Bright Flight Scholarship based on earning an ACT score in the top 3% to 5% of Missouri students and attending a Missouri college or university 
  • Seniors completed 29,929 hours of community service during high school
  • 18 earned community service honor cords for volunteering 150 hours or more 
  • Top 3 seniors for service hours: Riesen Riley (819 hours), Aeriana Woodard (429 hours) and Gabriel Taylor (365 hours)

Watch the 88th annual commencement ceremony here:

Yashika Raja was the first senior speaker and presented her speech titled "Color Outside the Lines” during the ceremony.

The second senior speaker was TyRen Thompson. He presented his speech titled "We are Pirates.”

Pattonville School District superintendent Dr. Barry Nelson addressed the graduates.

View the 2024 graduation photo gallery:

Class of 2024 honored during Seniors Awards Night, view photos and video by clicking here: