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Graduation Ceremony

Come celebrate in style with us!

AliYah Academy has a traditional cap and gown commencement ceremony in Knoxville.

This optional ceremony is an extra opportunity to recognize your student's achievement. Your transcript and diploma are already included with your Senior membership.

June 6, 2024


Keynote Speaker

Professional Photographer to capture the event


Slideshow of Graduates

Student Speaker (auditions)

Pre-event Fellowship in May

6 Guests included

(additional tickets are $10)

In an elegant setting, the Grande Event Center, Dogwood Ballroom

This beautiful event will be a momentous occasion for your family.

We hope you will join us.

Log in to your account to register, under forms and resources, 

in the request section.

Deadline to register is March 1, 2024

Space is limited. Payment required to reserve your spot.

Please let us know as soon as possible to help us with planning.

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Total Package

Event details:

2024 Ceremony Information

Thursday, June 6, 2024

in Knoxville at the Grande Event Center

Rehearsal and student board set up at 4:00pm

Ceremony at 5:30 with fellowship,

photography and refreshments until 9pm

Pre-event fellowship:

Tuesday, May 7th at 4pm at the

AliYah Academy Homeschool Resource Center

929 W. 1st N. St.

Morristown, TN 37814

The Pre-event is an opportunity to audition for student speaker at the graduation. We strongly encourage all graduates to come for fellowship and refreshments. This is a chance for the students to meet their fellow graduates and get any important last-minute information.

You are responsible for:

  • Order your Shiny, Royal Blue cap and gown, to be shipped to your home before the event.

  • 3 student pictures for a slideshow that will be played during the ceremony and given to the students as a memento. Upload these on your account under Files. Deadline April 1st

  • A short 3-4 sentence bio of the student highlighting achievements, hobbies, interests, passions, future goals, or whatever stands out about your student. Usually written by the parent. These will be read as your child crosses the stage. Upload these to your account under Files. Deadline April 1st

  • Business/dress attire should be worn under the gown with black dress shoes.

  • Create a student board if desired to highlight any achievements, hobbies, or interests to be displayed in the entrance lobby at graduation.

  • If you are interested in being the student speaker at the ceremony, start preparing your speech and be ready to audition at the pre-event fellowship in May.

**A link to purchase your Shiny, Royal Blue cap and gown is provided here. You will need to pick the color Royal Blue. The tassel color is your choice. These need to be ordered right away to allow plenty of time to ship.

If you have one from a previous graduate, you may use it only if it is Shiny, Royal Blue for the uniformity of the event.


AliYah Academy graduates will receive their diploma and padded blue cover at the event. (This was included with your Senior membership)

You can check out the Grande Event center here. We will be in the Dogwood Grande Ballroom

Space is limited, 6 guests are included per graduate. Extra tickets are available at $10 each as long as space allows based on the graduating class. Call the school to purchase additional tickets.

*No refunds

**masks will not be required

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Order a Senior shirt by Friday, May 10th
$27 Free shipping
for 2XL or larger add $3.
Use this link to pay and email us with student name and size.

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