2013 NICHE Graduation Ceremonies Saturday, June 1, 2013 First Assembly Church Des Moines, Iowa First Ceremony - 11:00 a.m. Second Ceremony - 3:30 p.m. Registration Deadline: February 1, 2013
2013 NICHE Graduation Speaker Mike Richardson, a missionary, a pastor, an evangelist, a conference speaker, an author, founder of El Hogar Educador, publishes books, CDs, DVDs in Spanish for the family, and organizes several national homeschool conferences in Mexico. He is the father of ten children whose ages range from thirty-five to four. Our members have been praying for Mike and his family and ministry in Mexico for many years. We are excited to bring him to you for this special event.
The NICHE graduation service is open to all homeschooled seniors of NICHE member families who adhere to the NICHE graduation participation guidelines. THE FEE FOR PARTICIPATION IS $85, WHICH INCLUDES THE CAP AND GOWN, DIPLOMA AND DIPLOMA CASE. Please note: The graduation service and diplomas do not indicate any official endorsement by NICHE or any other authority of the graduate’s status. Diplomas are issued and signed by parents. Our graduation ceremony is a complete package, designed for the exclusive use of our ceremony participants. All items are ordered specifically for our ceremony and may not be substituted with like items, ordered outside of our ceremony uses, or discounted for any reason.
PARTICIPANTS IN THE 2013 NICHE GRADUATION SERVICE MUST: 1) Be a child of a parent or parents with a current NICHE membership 2) Verify that the participant has been homeschooled for at least the 2012/13 school year 3) Confirm that the participant believes in Christ for his/her salvation or has received Christian training, 4) Affirms that the participant and family/friends attending agree to respect & honor the ceremony's Christian emphasis 5) Mail or submit online a completed 2013 Graduation Participation Form and payment of $85 by February 1, 2013 6) Submit additional program and ceremony items as requested by the graduation committee 7) Agree to attend the graduation rehearsal on the day of the graduation service 8) Agree to adhere to outlined appearance and deportment standards