• Graduation Cap Photograph        

    RISE 2022 Graduation Information
    Saturday, June 11th at 8 a.m. 
    Lawlor Events Center

    Graduation Meeting, May 7th at 11 a.m. 

    Link to the recording of the meeting

    Cap and Gown Order-
    please contact your counselor if you have a question about cap and gown orders.
    Deadline to order May 9th

    Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop, May 14th at 10 a.m.
    Please sign up here.

    Scholarship Application Deadline, May 20th at 3 p.m. Apply Here
    Please see below for more detailed information on the scholarships.

    Guest Tickets & Parking Passes

    • Tickets are required for all guests at the graduation ceremony. Students will be given a maximum of 15 tickets per family.
    • Parking passes are required. Students will be given up to three parking passes.
    • Students may pick up tickets, parking passes and caps and gowns May 31st - June 2nd and June 4th. 
      • Office hours for pick up: Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

    Walking with Children

    • If you plan to walk across the stage with your children, please indicate that on the cap and gown form and/or let your counselor know. 

    Pictures- Pre-Graduation

    • Graduates may have their picture taken, in cap and gown, at RISE prior to graduation. RISE staff will be available to take pictures during cap and gown pick up Tuesday - Thursday May 31  - June 2nd 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday June 4th 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Pictures for Slideshow

    • Graduates may submit up to four family pictures to be included in a video slideshow. The slideshow will be available on the RISE website and RISE social media feeds only. This video slideshow will not be played at the actual graduation due to the outdoor venue. 



    • Format: If you send in a horizontal photograph that is preferred but not necessary, if you think of the format of a television screen it is oriented that way.


    *Source: https://cdn.covideo.com/blog/covideo_vertical_horizontal_format1.png 


    Graduation Invitations

    • If you would like to use our announcements to send invitations out to your friends and family, follow this link to our template and you can personalize and print them. They are in English and Spanish. Click on the link, download, and you can change as you wish (change words, add pics). 

      Please contact your counselor if you have questions about graduation. 

      Please be sure to contact the front office (775) 337-9939 with any updates to your contact information and be sure to have a working voicemail in order to receive updates.

  • RISE Scholarships


    RISE Principal's Scholarship- Merit $1000

    • 3.0 or greater GPA for time enrolled at RISE.

    • Must be enrolled at RISE for at least 2 quarters.


    RISE Principal's Scholarship- Financial need $1,000

    • Must demonstrate financial need within the essay.


    Adams Excavation Scholarship- $500

    • All Students are welcome to apply.

    Agustin C. Silva Scholarship- $1000

    • Student must be Hispanic/ Latino.

    • Must earn an Adult Dipolma.

    • Must enroll in a 2 or 4 year college.


    Edith Yerke Scholarship- $1000

    • All Students are welcome to apply.


    *All application materials are due by May 20th at 3:00 p.m. Students only need to apply one time to be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify.


    Next Steps:

    Complete the online application.

    Submit the Personal Statement essay to Shannon Quinn

    Scholarship awards will be announced at graduation on June 11th.