Graduation ceremonies for Missouri Southern State University and three area high schools will be broadcast by KGCS-TV over the next two weeks.

The coverage begins with live coverage of the Missouri Southern commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and noon on Saturday, May 10.

The 9:30 a.m. ceremony features the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Health Sciences.  The noon ceremony features the Schools of Business and Education. Those ceremonies will be rebroadcast the following week:  the 9:30 ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, and the noon ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.

Area high-school ceremonies are also being covered by KGCS-TV.  They begin with live coverage of the Carl Junction High School ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 11.  That ceremony will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Monday, May 19.  The Webb City High School commencement ceremony will be recorded Friday, May 16, and broadcast Wednesday, May 21.  The Joplin High School graduation will be aired live at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18.

In addition to covering the commencement ceremonies, KGCS is offering DVDs of each ceremony for sale. Persons interested in a copy may find an order form on the station website, www.mssu.edu/kgcs/  or call 417-625-9777 for more information.