More than 400 graduates will celebrate this evening at Alton High School.   It’s graduation night and school officials are making the final preparations for the expected large crowd on the Alton High campus on Humbert Road.  Doors open at 5:30pm and if you have a ticket for the gym or want to sit in the auditorium, you need to be in your seat by 6:50.

Alton High Assistant Principal Mike Brey says each student gets four tickets for the gym, then there is overflow seating in the auditorium and the commons that is first come first serve.  Brey expects a few thousand people for the ceremony tonight:

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Parking will be on the Alton High campus as well as at the Heartland Baptist Church with shuttle buses running before and after the ceremony.   Graduation begins at 7pm and is being carried live at

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