KGCS-TV will provide coverage of commencement ceremonies for Missouri Southern State University, Carl Junction High School and Joplin High School in the upcoming weeks. 

“We’re glad to be able to continue the tradition of providing this service to the community,” said Judy Stiles, KGCS-TV General Manager.

The Missouri Southern State University ceremonies will be televised live on Saturday, May 11.  The first, at 9:30 a.m. features the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Technology.  The second ceremony, at noon, features the School of Business Administration and School of Education. 

Both ceremonies will be recorded for rebroadcast, with the Arts and Science/Technology ceremony airing at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 12 and the Business Administration/Education ceremony airing at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 13.

The Carl Junction High School Commencement will air live from the Leggett and Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12.

The Joplin High School Commencement will air live from MSSU at 3 p.m.  on Sunday, May 19. 

DVD copies of all of these graduation ceremonies will be available for purchase from KGCS-TV.  Order forms are posted on the KGCS website (  

For more information, contact  Stiles at (417) 625-9777.