Thousands of Downey students earn diplomas

DOWNEY – More than 2,000 DUSD students from Downey, Warren and Columbus high schools received their diplomas during commencement ceremonies last month. On June 18, over 1,000 Downey High students received their diplomas to boisterous applause at the Cerritos College stadium. An estimated 12,000 people attended the ceremonies.

Downey High seniors has been accepted to an assortment of colleges and universities, including Stanford, NYU, Cornell, Harvard, UCLA and USC.

An estimated 10,500 supporters filled the Cerritos College stadium the following night for Warren High’s commencement ceremony, where 865 seniors received diplomas.

Warren High students were accepted to UC Davis, USC, Cal State Fullerton and Cal State Los Angeles, among other schools.

Columbus High School held its graduation ceremony earlier in the week, with 198 students walking across the stage to accept their diplomas.



Published: July 3, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 12