The Sonora High School Class of 2021 graduation ceremony was held Friday, May 28, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place at Bronco Stadium, however, due to weather the ceremony was moved indoors, to the gym.

The gymnasium was packed with proud families and friends. The Bronco band was on hand to provide the music for the processional as all of the graduates walked to their seats with the assistance of junior escorts Mario De La Fuente, Alex Renteria, Carson Cahill and Elianna Edwards.
Jaci Dutton delivered the invocation to begin the ceremony. The band then played the Star Spangled Banner as the graduates and crowd honored the American flag.

High School Principal Rene Valeriano welcomed all in attendance and provided the graduates with words of wisdom and encouragement.
Ricardo Ramirez, Salutatorian delivered the Salutatory address followed by Mr. Valeriano recognizing the honor graduates by having them stand as their names were called.

Seth Edwards, Valedictorian, Ricardo Ramirez, Salutatorian, High Honor graduates: KayLynn Alvarea, Rashel De Luna, Jaci Dutton, Juan Garza and Skylar Harris. Top 10%: Rashel De Luna, Jaci Dutton, Seth Edwards, Juan Garza and Ricardo Ramirez.
Seth Edwards then delivered the Valedictory address, he began by thanking all of the parents and educators that have played roles in helping the class achieve their goals.

Mr. Valeriano then certified the class and the presentation of diplomas began. School Board President Shanna Castro along with board members Cynthia Perez and Mason Martinez assisted Mr. Valeriano and Superintendant Michael Kissire in presenting the diplomas.

To conclude the ceremony the Bronco band played the school song and Juan Francisco Garza delivered the benediction.

The Sonora High School Class of 2021 received over $225,000 in scholarships with most students having already declared their plans to continue their education at the collegiate level.

Congratulations to the class of 2021 and best wishes as you continue to pursue your goals and achieve your dreams.