Congratulations, 2021 Graduates!

All of us at the LARA are so proud of your accomplishments!  We want to celebrate your success with you at our special graduation event designed just for you!

Below are some essential details for our 2021 LARA  Graduation Ceremony.  After reading the graduation details, please make sure to let us know whether or not you plan to attend graduation by completing the quick form underneath so that we can reserve a seat for you and your guests, and so that we can provide enough caps and gowns for the ceremony.  We look forward to celebrating with you!

*Even if you are unable to attend the ceremony, please still complete the form to let us know.


As you plan for this special event, please note the following:


Graduation is Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 9AM.

ALL graduates need to arrive NO LATER THAN 7:15AM for check in, cap and gown distribution, and lineup. You will be distributed materials and receive lineup instructions at the cap and gown station.

Your guests need to arrive NO LATER THAN 8:30AM.

We will not have locked storage of personal items, so please make sure to plan accordingly by either leaving personal items behind or letting a guest hold items for you.


All students and guests will need to enter through Door #3.  Please inform your guests.

Unfortunately, due to strict guidelines we have to obey, all guests, including children, will need to have a ticket with them in order to be admitted to graduationGraduates will not need a ticket for entry, but their guests will.

Unfortunately, also due to strict guidelines we have to obey, we can only allow two guest tickets per graduate.  Students can pick up their graduation tickets between May 17 and June 3 at LARA Lafayette, 1100 Elizabeth St, Suite #3, Lafayette, IN 47904, at the front desk at Door #3, between the hours of 9AM and 8PM, Monday through Thursday.  

Students (not guests) are the only ones permitted to pick up graduation tickets.


Please note that graduation will occur at FILL IN BLANK, FILL IN BLANK.  We have a record number of graduates this year!


Your response matters.  By completing the quick form below, you will help our school continue to receive grant funding to provide FREE classes for students!  By simply reporting to us the important milestones in your life that you have achieved, such as career certifications, employment details, pay raises, and entry into further schooling, your success will actually help future students experience that same success —and they will be able to do it for FREE– just like you!


****YOU COULD WIN $$$****

Thanks to some anonymous donors who are inspired by the hard work, courage, and strength it takes to earn a high school equivalency diploma, career certification, or US citizenship, we will be giving away a Visa gift card in a drawing the morning of graduation!  (A student must be present to win.)  Each graduate will be able to SWEETEN THEIR CHANCES OF WINNING by earning extra entries in the drawing in the following QUICK and EASY ways:

1.  Complete the FORM below for 1 entry.

2.  Attend GRADUATION for an additional entry.

3.  Complete a STUDENT SUCCESS STORY for an *additional entry.  *You will automatically be taken there when you submit your form below, or you can access it directly at

4. Refer someone (even yourself!) to one of our career training programs for **2 more BONUS entries!  **To earn your 2 bonus entries, the person you refer MUST complete their scholarship application AND TYPE YOUR NAME IN THE REFERRAL SPACE BEFORE MAY 30!  Career Training funding applications can be accessed by visiting and clicking GET STARTED underneath the desired career.

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