8th-grade Ceremony is End of Schooling for Amish
June 5, 2014
Emma, Indiana - Westview Junior/Senior High School held its eighth grade completion ceremony Tuesday.
Two hundred thirteen students received their completion certificate in the gymnasium during a recognition program in front of friends, fellow junior high students and family.
According to junior high Principal Randy Miller, approximately half of the students who completed eighth grade will not attend high school.
"Around 100 kids will leave this building," he told The Goshen News.
Many of those students are of the Amish faith, who do not usually continue schooling past eighth grade.
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