Save the date for the 31st annual AFHE Senior High Graduation to be held Friday, May 26, 2023 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 2023 GRADUATE INFORMATION PACKET before completing this registration form. It contains a lot of helpful details about participating in the ceremony including instructions for submitting your photos.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 27, 2023, 11:59 PM
Registrations received between February 28 and March 6 will be charged a $50 late fee. There will be absolutely no registrations accepted after March 6, 2023, 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, 2023, or later is required to register for 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.

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

We invite friends and family of the 2023 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 are needed for the AFHE 2023 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 26 please fill out the form below and our graduation volunteer coordinator will reach out to you shortly.
2023 Scholarship Fund
Arizona homeschooled seniors graduating from high school in 2023 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, 2023.
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 2023 AFHE Graduation speech contests by March 18th, 2023. Find out more on page 7 & 8 of the graduation information packet. To begin click the button below.    
Senior high graduates that are registered for the 2023 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 18th, 2023.

2022 Graduation Commencement Speaker
Michael P. Farris

Michael P. Farris is president and CEO of Alliance Defending Freedom. As the second CEO of ADF, he brings to the role a diverse background as an effective litigator, educator, public advocate, and communicator, and is widely recognized for his successful work on both the national and international stage.

Farris was founding president of both the Home School Legal Defense Association (1983) and Patrick Henry College (2000) and continues to serve as chairman of the board of HSLDA and chancellor emeritus of PHC.

He graduated from Western Washington State College magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science, followed by a Juris Doctor from Gonzaga University (with honors). He also earned an LL.M. in public international law (with honors) from the University of London.

Farris has specialized in constitutional appellate litigation. In that capacity, he has argued before the appellate courts of 13 states, eight federal circuit courts of appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court, where in 2018 he successfully argued NIFLA v. Becerra, resulting in a free speech victory for California’s pro-life pregnancy centers.

Farris has testified many times before both the House and Senate. He was an executive committee member of the Coalition for the Free Exercise of Religion that successfully lobbied Congress for the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. He also has substantial experience in international religious freedom advocacy.

Farris is the author of over 15 books, as well as law review and other scholarly and popular articles. He and his wife, Vickie, have 10 children and many grandchildren.

There is still time to order your own copy of this once-in-a-lifetime celebration!

2022 Senior High Graduation Ceremony
Digital Download

2022 Senior High Graduation Ceremony
DVD Copy
Available until June 1, 2022

Download Graduation Photos

Photos from the AFHE Graduation Ceremony are available for FREE download from AZ MVP Studios. Click the link to view the gallery.