Save the date for the 32nd annual AFHE Senior High Graduation to be held Friday, May 24, 2024 at Dream City Church.
Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for a very special evening honoring senior high graduates in a formal, reverent, cap and gown ceremony.

Be sure to read through the 2024 GRADUATE INFORMATION PACKET before completing the registration form. It contains a lot of helpful details about participating in the ceremony including instructions for submitting your photos.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 26, 2024, 11:59 PM
Registrations received between February 27 and March 4 will be charged a $50 late fee. There will be absolutely no registrations accepted after March 4, 2024, 11:59 PM.
The AFHE Graduate Recognition Ceremony is a special evening to honor homeschooled graduates from across the state. Current AFHE Membership with an expiration date of May 31, 2024, or later is required to register for the 2024 Graduation. LOGIN to your member profile to access the Graduation registration form. If you are not a current member, JOIN or RENEW in order to proceed.
Once you are logged in, be sure to scroll down to complete the form.
Take your graduation celebration to the next level! This year at graduation we are offering an opportunity for grads and their parents to put up an ad on our new Graduation Celebration Kiosks!

Family, Friends, and the Homeschool Community
What to expect at the AFHE Graduation Ceremony

We invite friends and family of the 2024 graduates to join us for the AFHE Senior High Graduation Ceremony.

Arrive early – Doors open at 6:00 pm
Please encourage your guests to arrive early enough to park and get seated before the ceremony begins at 7:00 pm.

Minimize noise
Parents, please remember to be considerate of those seated around you and for video quality purposes. If small children become fussy or noisy, please take them to the foyer.

No air horns, helium balloons, or confetti permitted inside the building
Do not use air horns or other noise makers out of consideration for those seated around you. Helium balloons are not permitted inside the building. In addition, confetti is prohibited.

Bring a sweater and water
You might wish to bring a sweater or jacket as the auditorium can be chilly at times. You may also wish to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
Volunteers will be needed for the AFHE 2024 Graduation Ceremony. Parents, graduates, and older teens are invited to join us in serving this year's graduating class and the family and friends coming to celebrate with them. If you are available to help on Friday, May 24 please fill out the form below and our graduation volunteer coordinator will reach out to you shortly.
2024 Scholarship Fund
Arizona homeschooled seniors graduating from high school in 2024 who were homeschooled all 4 years of high school and whose families are current AFHE members are eligible to apply for a scholarship for college or trade school. Submit your application by March 10, 2024.
Graduates, do you have a talent for public speaking?  Do you have a passion for speaking into the lives of your peers?   If you answered YES, then you should enter the 2024 AFHE Graduation speech contests by March 16th, 2024. Find out more on page 7 & 8 of the graduation information packet.   
Senior high graduates that are registered for the 2024 AFHE Graduation are invited to audition to perform a musical selection at the ceremony. Get the details on page 9 of the graduation information packet. To begin the application process click the button below and fill out the form before March 16th, 2024.

Tim Griffin, EdD

Tim Griffin, EdD, joined GCU in 2010 and currently serves as the Dean of Students, University Pastor and Vice President of Student Affairs. Dr. Griffin has a Bachelor's degree in Theology, a Master of Arts degree in Ministry and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership. Dr. Griffin has a professional background that includes public speaking, leadership, fundraising and resource management. He has served for more than 25 years in clergy positions, ranging from being a pastor and chaplain to university minister.