THS Class of 2013 set graduation record

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Tupelo High School’s 2013 graduating class was the largest in school history, officials confirmed on Wednesday.
The school graduated 451 seniors during a ceremony held at BancorpSouth Arena on Friday night. The class earned more than $5 million in scholarship money and included 22 students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
Last year, THS graduated 398 students. The graduation rate for this year’s class has not yet been calculated.