Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503

Class of 2020 Commencement

We look forward to having all of our guests join us for the 104th Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, May 22, 2021.*

Location Note: All events will be held on the front lawn. If inclement weather, we will host the events in Van Every Athletic Center.  

Number of Guests per Family: To comply with Covid restrictions, seating this year is limited. If weather allows us to hold the ceremonies outdoors, each family will be permitted to invite up to six (6) immediate family members, specifically parents, siblings and grandparents. If we must move the ceremonies inside, each family will be permitted two (2) guests. Please plan on the higher number, but knowing that we may have to pivot to a lower number of guests to comply with the mandate.

Commencement Exercises | Saturday, May 22 | 3 - 4 p.m.

Commencement Exercises will begin sharply at 3 p.m. on the Front Lawn. We encourage families to arrive in advance to park and find your seat. We suggest at least half an hour early at 2:30 p.m. Please note, guests do not need an official invitation to attend the ceremony. 

#BetterTogether Graduation Dinner Dance | Saturday, May 22 | 6:30  - 10 p.m.

Hosted by the Parent Celebration Committee representing the Classes of 2020 and 2021, this dinner dance at Boonsboro Country Club, featuring the 2019 Finals band—"Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters," is a party you won't want to miss! Graduates and their parents are invited to attend. RSVP to your invitation today! 

Register to attend the #BetterTogether
Graduation Dinner Dance

* All events are subject to change based on Covid-19 regulations.