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Graduation Exercises – Prayer

CODE: IKFBA
Maine School Administrative District No. 31

GRADUATION EXERCISES - PRAYERS


An invocation and/or a benediction may be permitted at senior high school graduation ceremonies provided:

    A.  The initiative for inclusion of such prayer(s) comes from the graduating students;
    B.  Graduating student(s) lead the prayer(s);
    C.  The prayer(s) are non-sectarian and non-proselytizing; and
    D. A majority of the voting graduating class favors inclusion of an invocation and/or benediction and selects the student(s)
        to deliver the prayer(s).


First Reading:        01/17/2007
Second Reading:    02/07/2007
Adopted:               02/07/2007