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 2024 Commencement

Virginia Episcopal School looks forward to celebrating the Class of 2024 during our 108th Commencement Exercises, which will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 24 - 25, 2024.

Baccalaureate Service | Friday, May 24 – 5 p.m.

Baccalaureate is a program of readings, music, prayer, and a message from a special speaker the night before Commencement. 
Held in Langhorne Memorial Chapel, seating is limited to 4 family members and/or guests for this event. You can view the live stream of the service beginning at 5 p.m. by visiting

Commencement Exercises | Saturday, May 25 – 10:30 a.m.

Commencement Exercises begin sharply at 10:30 a.m. on the Front Lawn. We encourage families to arrive a half-hour in advance—by 10 a.m.—to park and find your seat.

Please note, we will be offering a live stream of Commencement for family members that are unable to attend in person. You can view the Commencement live stream beginning at 10:30 a.m. by visiting