Graduate Information

This graduate information provides many important details regarding this year's ceremony. Graduates, please read through the details and instructions on the graduate information page.


NOTE: Graduate registration for the 2014 ceremony closed February 7. No additional graduate registrations can be accepted for participation in this year's ceremony.

Friends, Family, and Homeschool Community

AFHE's Senior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony is open to the public and we invite the homeschool community to join us in celebrating with the graduates and their families and friends. Admission tickets are not required at our new facility for the 2014 ceremony. Please plan ahead for travel times and parking so that you are seated by 7:00 PM. Sanctuary doors open at 6:00 PM and the ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00.

There will be plenty of seating for families and guests. Seats cannot be reserved during or after the rehearsal. Families are allowed to save seats from the time of entry at 6:00 PM. Please honor AFHE reserved seating areas as they are necessary for committee members involved during the ceremony. Parents, please remember to be considerate of those seated around you. If small children become fussy, please take them to the foyer.

No air horns or helium balloons

We request that air horns not be used during the ceremony out of consideration for those seated around you. Also, please note that Phoenix First Assembly does not permit helium balloons in the building.

You might wish to bring a sweater or jacket as the church can be chilly at times.



22nd Annual Senior High Graduate Recognition

AFHE 2014 Senior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Mark your calendars and join us for a very special evening honoring Arizona homeschooled students graduating from senior high in a formal, reverent, cap and gown ceremony. Admission is free for friends, family, and the homeschool community to attend.

Friday, May 23, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Phoenix First Assembly
13613 N. Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ 85022

(See map below)

Commencement Speaker

AFHE Senior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony - Kimberly Yee, Commencement Speaker
Senator Kimberly Yee

Arizona State Senator Kimberly Yee represents Arizona's 20th Legislative District, covering the areas of North Phoenix and parts of Glendale. Kimberly and her husband own a small local business in the West Valley. She is the first Asian American woman elected to serve in the Arizona Legislature in our state's history. She serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, and as a member of the Committees on Health and Human Services, Judiciary, and Elections. Kimberly also serves as a legislative member of the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools. She was also elected to serve the leadership position of Elected National Order of Women Legislators Representative to the National Foundation of Women Legislators Board. She was recently named 2013 Legislator of the Year by both the Arizona Optometric Association and the Arizona Association of County School Superintendents.


AFHE 2014 Sr. Grad Ceremony at Phoenix First Assembly - Map