Nearly 1,000 high school seniors in northeast Oregon will graduate over the next three weeks, starting Sunday with commencement ceremonies in Echo and Milton-Freewater.

Local schools have scheduled graduations as follows.

Gilliam County

•Arlington High School - Friday, May 30, 8 p.m., school gym. Valedictorian: Randi Duchemin. Salutatorian: Jennifer Dale. Guest Speaker: Mr. Aaron Lowman. Class Motto: Success is not measured by the size of your dreams, but by how much effort you put out to make them come true.

•Condon High School - Friday, May 30, 8 p.m., school gym. Slide show presentation.

Morrow County

•Heppner High School - Saturday, June 7, 2 p.m., school gym. Honor Speakers: Lacey Matteson, Marcy Miller.

•Ione High School - Friday, June 6, 7 p.m., school gym. Co-valedictorians: Sheena Christman and Caitlin Orem. Class motto: The memories we've shared, the times we've had together, they will stay with us always, goodbye is not forever.

•Riverside High School, Boardman - Sunday, June 8, 2 p.m., school gym.

Umatilla County

•Weston-McEwen High School, Athena - Friday, June 6, 8 p.m., Weston-McEwen gym. Speakers: Class president Kalie Chalmers; Honor Speakers: Jackie Kyles, Lacy Richmond, Kendra Winn, Darlene Thompson.

•Echo High School - Sunday, May 25, 3 p.m., Hermiston Convention Center. Class Speakers: Carrie Bruce, Kyle Snow, Gerry Escalante.

•Griswold High School, Helix - Thursday, May 29, 7 p.m., school gym.

•Hermiston High School - Saturday, May 31, 10:30 a.m., school gym. Class speakers; Amanda Carper, Michelle Olivas, Michelle Wilson, Caleb Adams, Bennett Christianson, Jacque Dunn.

•McLoughlin High School, Milton-Freewater - Sunday, May 25, 2 p.m., school gym. Student Speakers: Aaron Brauer-Rieke, Randy Saager, Ben Colahan; Luis Palacios, Class president, Katie Roehm.

•Pendleton High School - Saturday, June 7, 4 p.m., Warberg Court.

•Pilot Rock High School - Friday, May 30, 8 p.m., school gym. Valedictorian: Rebecca Perrine. Salutatorian: Eric Dahlen. Guest speaker: Mr. Morace.

•Stanfield High School - Friday, May 30, 7 p.m., school gym. Speakers: Valedictorian, Danielle Weatherman; Salutatorian, Kelly Davis; Class President, Julie Purchase.

•Ukiah High School - Saturday, May 31, 2 p.m., school gym. Salutatorian: Duncan McBean. Guest Speaker: Norma Barber.

•Umatilla High School - Saturday, May 31, 11 a.m., school gym. Speakers: Co-Valedictorians, Ginger Hodge and Marlene White; Salutatorian, Ellen Routson.

Wheeler County

•Wheeler High School, Fossil - Saturday, June 7, 12:30 p.m., school gym. Class motto: Some say "The sky's the limit," but there are footprints on the moon.

•Mitchell High School - Friday, May 30, 8 p.m., school gym. Valedictorian: Kate Paul. Salutatorian: Rachel Stockton.

•Spray High School - Saturday, May 18, school gym. Speakers: Amanda Knapp, Rachael Fischer.

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