NPTCC Graduation Letter

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Natchitoches Parish Technical and Career Center graduation will be held at A.A. Fredericks Fine Arts Center on Northwestern State University’s campus on Wednesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m., but graduates will need to arrive at A.A. Fredericks by 4:30 p.m. Each student participating will receive ten tickets for family and friends. We will have mandatory graduation practice on May 17 at 9 a.m. Graduates will need to arrive to practice by 8:45 a.m.

Dress code for graduation will be as follows:

Lady Warhawks

Black dress (dress MUST NOT be visible outside of graduation gown)

Dress shoes (NO stiletto heels)

*Please bring your heels to graduation practice.


White button-down dress shirt


Black dress pants

Black dress shoes

*NO Crocs/tennis shoes are allowed

Senior dinner will be held on Monday, May 15 at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 1105 East Fifth St. in Natchitoches.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring only one guest to the senior dinner. Dress attire for senior dinner will be business casual. At the senior dinner, graduates will receive their cap and gown and graduation tickets. Please RSVP by Friday, May 12. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call and speak with Chelsea Calhoun or Bobby Benjamin.


Bobby Benjamin, NPTCC Principal

Chelsea Calhoun, NPTCC School Counselor