Senior Central | Class of 2024

Welcome to "Senior Central" for the Lake Hamilton High School Class of 2024.  This page includes all of the important information for our graduating class and will be updated leading up to commencement.

Important Dates for the Class of 2024:

  • Athletic Signing Day: Wednesday, February 7 in Wolf Arena (9:45 a.m.)

  • Draft Day (Hiring Event & Career Fair): Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18

  • Career (Enrollment, Employment, Enlistment) Signing Day:  Friday, May 3 in Wolf Arena (9:45 a.m.)

  • Deadline to Submit Letters of Gratitude (for senior breakfast/walk participation): Friday, May 3 (3:05 p.m.)

  • Prom: Saturday, May 4 in Wolf Arena (8:00 - 11:00 p.m.)

  • Project Prom: Saturday, May 4 (following prom)

  • Four-Year Athletic Letter Ceremony: Tuesday, May 7 in Wolf Arena (8:30 a.m.)

  • Top Twenty-Five Academic Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, May 7 (9:45 a.m.)

  • Career & Technical Education Completer Ceremony: Tuesday, May 7 (6:30 p.m.)

  • Senior "Survivor" Play Day: Friday, May 10

  • Last Official Day of School for Senior Class - Senior Send-Off: Friday, May 10

  • Senior Breakfast, Senior Walk, & Letters of Gratitude Delivery: Thursday, May 16 (7:45 a.m.)

  • Commencement Practice: Friday, May 17 at Bank OZK Arena (10:00 a.m.)

  • Commencement Ceremony: Friday, May 17 at Bank OZK Arena (7:24 p.m.)

  • Athletic Signing Day: Wednesday, May 22 (9:45 a.m.)

Contact Information

High School Front Office:  501-767-9311

12th-Grade Counselor:  Andrea Crawford (

Click HERE for the counselor's website. 

Commencement Ceremony

When:  Friday, May 17, 2024, beginning at 7:24 p.m. 

Where: Bank OZK Arena (398 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR)

Bank OZK Arena has a clear bag policy.  Each person is only allowed one clear bag.  Click HERE for the complete security policy for Bank OZK Arena.

  • All seniors must attend commencement practice on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. in Bank OZK Arena to participate in the commencement ceremony that evening.  Practice is closed to family and guests.  Only school staff, participating students, and Bank OZK Arena staff are permitted inside the facility during practice. 

  • Doors open at Bank OZK Arena at 6:15 p.m.

  • Students must arrive in Hall E by 6:45 p.m. 

  • The commencement ceremony will begin at 7:24 p.m. to honor the Class of 2024

  • No tickets are required for the commencement ceremony.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Seat saving will not be permitted.

  • During the ceremony, students will receive their official diplomas as they exit the stage from the high school counselors.

Commencement Ceremony Live Stream

The commencement ceremony will be live-streamed on Lake Hamilton Live.

Lifetouch Commencement Ceremony Photos

LifeTouch will be onsite taking professional photos of each graduate.  Information on how to order these photos will be published here once it is received from Lifetouch. 

Senior Spotlight Submissions

Leading up to commencement, LHSD will spotlight 4 to 8 members of the class of 2024 each day on social media (Facebook & Instagram).  Seniors must submit information HERE to be featured.  Senior spotlight submissions will also be used for the slideshow that will play before the commencement ceremony.  The deadline to submit a senior spotlight is Friday, May 10, 2024.

Senior Breakfast, Senior Walk, & Letters of Gratitude 

Complete information can be found HERE.  This is an optional activity for each senior.  Students must submit a letter of gratitude to the high school front office on or before Friday, May 3, to participate in the breakfast and senior walk.  The breakfast and senior walk will be held on May 16, at 7:45 a.m. in Wolf Arena.  Senior walk is a special event for our current PreK through 12th grade students and staff.  Parents are not permitted inside school buildings during senior walk.  The best place for parents to view senior walk is along Class of 2020 drive as the seniors walk from the junior high to the high school.  The seniors should be walking along Class of 2020 drive between 10:05 and 10:25 a.m.  

Career Signing Day

Click HERE to register for Career Signing Day. Career Signing Day is an opportunity to showcase what the members of the class of 2024 will be doing after graduation (enrollment, employment, or enlistment).  The event will be held on Friday, May 3, at 9:45 a.m. in Wolf Arena. 

Herff Jones Graduation Materials

Herff Jones is the official supplier of Lake Hamilton High School graduation caps, gowns, announcements, rings, and more!  Email Rick Lancaster ( with Herff Jones with any questions regarding graduation materials. 

Transcript Request

Click HERE to submit a transcript request. 

Scholarship Application

The Lake Hamilton Support Fund will award six (6) LHHS Class of 2024 seniors a $500, one-time scholarship, payable to the college, university, or trade school. Click HERE to apply. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2024.

AP Testing Dates

Click HERE to view the LHSD testing calendar that includes AP testing dates. 

Senior Parent Meeting

A senior parent meeting was held on January 25, 2024, in Wolf Arena.  Click HERE to view the slideshow that was presented during the meeting.