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Graduation Ceremony

Come celebrate in style with us!

AliYah Academy has a traditional cap and gown commencement ceremony at the Grande Event Center in Knoxville.

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

June 15, 2023


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.

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Total Package

Event details:

2023 Ceremony Information

Thursday, June 15, 2023

at The Grande Event Center

Rehearsal and student board set up at 4:30pm

Ceremony at 5:30 with fellowship, photography and refreshments until 9pm

Pre-event fellowship information TBA.

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

  • Your umbrella school should provide a padded diploma cover, or you can order one as a combo with your cap and gown

  • 3-5 student pictures for a slideshow that will be played during the ceremony and given to the students as a memento.

  • 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.

  • 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

**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.

Diplomas and covers should be provided by your umbrella school or parent. AliYah Academy graduates will receive their diploma and padded blue cover before the event. (This was included with your Senior membership) If your umbrella school does not provide a padded diploma cover, or you do not have an umbrella school, you can purchase one with your cap and gown using this combo link.

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

Space is limited, we will allow as many guests as possible based on the size of the graduating class. TBA

*No refunds after May 16th

**masks will not be required