Parking Each graduate will be provided with one free (1) parking pass. All other parking is $10.00 paid by the individual guest. The graduate parking pass can be used for the graduate or it can be given to the family of the graduate. Graduates can park in the Naaman Forest HS parking lot for free if they show the parking attendant their cap and gown.
Tickets The Culwell Event Center will not be implementing a ticketing system during covid restrictions. Bishop Lynch High School graduates will be allowed a maximum of 20 guests per graduate.
Masks Based on covid safety protocols, masks are required to be worn by all spectators and guests at all times while on the Culwell Event Center property. Please Note: Gaiter-style face coverings are not permitted.
GRADUATION REHEARSAL is scheduled for Thursday, May 13 at Bishop Lynch High School
Rehearsal will be conducted in the Competition Gymnasium.
Rehearsal is from 10:00 – 11:30
Please dress appropriately for the Rehearsal – no shorts, tank tops, robes, flip flops, etc.
If you have questions about what is appropriate to wear, please contact the Operations Office. 214-324-3607 ex. 4360
Graduates are required to be at the rehearsal if they intend to participate in the Graduation Commencement.
Parking Passes will be distributed at Rehearsal ONLY – (please refer to Parking Passes below)
CAP AND GOWNdeliveries were made by Jostens on Monday, April 26 to BLHS
If you did not receive your cap and gown, they are available in the Operations Office at BLHS.
The Operations and Logistics Office is located directly across from the Bistro.
Caps and Gowns are provided by Bishop Lynch and must be worn at the ceremony.
Each graduate is provided with a cap, gown, and 2021 tassel.
Tassels are worn on the right side of the cap, and upon graduation the tassel is moved to the left side of the cap.
Caps and gowns MAY NOT BE DECORATED or have extra materials attached to them.
Only BLHS-issued regalia is allowed to be worn, i.e., honors cords, stoles, medallions, etc. Any regalia that does not reflect BLHS is prohibited.
DRESS CODE for all graduates is important.
Males are required to wear a solid color dress shirt and solid color dress slacks under their gown.
Males are required to wear a tie.
Males are required to wear dress shoes.
BL policy prohibits male students from having facial hair.
PLEASE NOTE: Taking into consideration the current pandemic requirement of masks being worn at all times, BL will permit male students to have facial hair provided it is covered entirely by their mask.
Male earrings are NOT PERMITTED
Females are encouraged to wear skirts or dresses of appropriate length under their gown.
Females may wear shoes with heels, but please be aware of the numerous stairs, ramps, and concrete floors throughout the venue.
PARKING PASSES will be provided to graduates.
Each graduate will receive one free parking pass provided by BLHS.
Graduates ONLY may park at the Naaman Forest HS parking lot (directly beside the venue) without charge.
Graduates must show their 2021 BLHS ID and their cap and gown to park at the high school without charge.
The free parking pass may then be given to family.
All vehicles without a parking pass will be charged $10.00 by the venue.
There are no additional parking passes available.
To best honor the Class of 2021, colleges will be listed under the graduate’s formal name in the graduation program, in lieu of announcing during the ceremony. We hope providing this information via print will create a more robust memento for our graduating Friars!
If you have questions or need clarification on any BLHS 2021 Graduation information or requirements, please contact the BLHS Operations Office at 214-324-3607 ex. 4360.
Faithful to Catholic Tradition and to our Dominican heritage of scholarship and service, Bishop Lynch High School promotes the development of the total person by bringing together a diverse community in a rigorous, college preparatory environment where students are taught to strive for excellence, seek truth, and work for justice in the world. - Founded in 1963