Tuesday, May 22, 2018, West Ottawa’s Class of 2018 celebrated Honor’s Convocation. This class is one for the record books!
In this class of 529 seniors, 220 students indicated they will be the first person in the their family to attend college! 13 of our graduates have answered the call to join the U.S. military. 18 of our seniors were the first in school history to receive the Seal of Biliteracy on their diploma. The Michigan Seal of Biliteracy is an award presented to students who have demonstrated proficiency in English and at least one other world language. This class has three National Merit Finalists! Additionally, this class earned a record breaking 19.9 million dollars in renewable scholarships. Finally, for the first time ever, our graduates walked the halls of their respective elementaries one last time in their cap and gown! This class is truly: college, career and life ready!