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Graduation Communication - What HERI NEEDS FROM YOU

Information regarding the HERI graduation ceremony

Date: May 18, 2019

Place: Evangel Temple

Address: 5755 Ramona Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205

Time: Graduates should be there at 9:00 am sharp

Snacks will be served at noon

Ceremony begins: 2:00 pm (last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours)

Doors open at 1:00 pm for guest

Graduates should wear business casual clothes upon arrival at 9:00 am (keep in mind modesty). Please remember to bring your cap and gown separately. We will practice and the graduates will be provided a snack between practice and the actual ceremony at 2:00 pm. Parents please plan to drop off your graduate or have them drive themselves. We do not want the parents to stay unless they are volunteering.


If you have not filled out and returned your Graduate Photo and Biography Release (needed for photo and information in program) or Registration, please do that FIRST! We need these returned or it may prevent your child from being able to participate.

Below are links to these forms:

Registration (On-Line Form and Payment)

Graduate Photo and Biography Release

Please scan (phone app:  Turbo Scan) the completed form or take a photo of the completed (signed) “Graduate Photo and Biography Release” form and attach it to an email. Please email the completed form to HERIgraduation@gmail.com and cc: herijax@yahoo.com

During the ceremony we will display pictures of your graduate that you provide for us. The photos are a timeline of your child’s life. You may include up to six photos. Below is a recommendation of the timeline:

  • Photo 1: Baby or young child photo
  • Photos 2&3: Two early years photos (up to grade 8)
  • Photos 4&5: Two teen years photos (hobbies, mission trips, sports, etc. of high school years)
  • Photo 6: Senior Picture

When submitting your photos, label them with the graduate's last name, first name and in the order you want them to run (01 will be the beginning and 06 will be the end) when displayed on the IMAX. Please submit modest photos.


Robinson Karen 01

Robinson Karen 02

Robinson Karen 03

Robinson Karen 04

Robinson Karen 05

Robinson Karen 06

Please send all photos in .jpg format and of an appropriate resolution to be viewed on a large screen.

Email to HERIgraduation@gmail.com with your graduate’s name in the subject line, attaching photos to the email containing the introduction paragraph.

The pictures for the graduation’s ceremony slide show, the Graduate’s Introductions and Graduate’s Words are due 3/31. There is a lot of work on the back end getting the slide show and program printed.

Below are links for additional information regarding:
Forms due 3/31)

Graduates Introduction by Parents and Photos

Graduates' Words (for program)

Cap and Gown pick up is April at the HERI Library

1322 Eastport Rd., Jacksonville FL 32218 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

All questions can be submitted to HERIgraduation@gmail.com or HERIjax@yahoo.com