Project Graduation to host virtual Elimination Dinner

BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon-Upshur High School’s Project Graduation for the Class of 2021 needs your help to host a successful event this year. Project Graduation was originally established as a way to offer seniors a safe and fun celebration that is drug and alcohol free on Graduation night. This year’s all-night affair will be held at B-UHS on May 21 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Project Graduation will host an Elimination Dinner on Saturday, April 24 to help fundraise for the event. Tickets for the elimination dinner are a donation of $25 each and include the individual’s choice of BBQ chicken or brisket.

There will be several chances to win various things through giveaway drawings—with a grand prize of $1,000! Other prizes include: Adult Goodness Basket (Must be 21 to claim), WV Lawn Rock (personalized), Deer Head Lawn Rock (personalized), Neil Brown signed WV Football, Germ Busting Tote, and Manly Man Basket (includes Tree stand). Purchase chances for $1 donation each or purchase six for $5. Another giveaway drawing will include the chance to win a $350 gift certificate to Rice’s Country Cabins or a Buckhannon City Ruger 10/22 Special Edition Rifle. Purchase chances for $5 donation each or five for $20.

From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., boxed meal pick up will be available at the B-UHS front loop. Also during this time, will be the drawings for chances to win one of the various prizes. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. they will announce the winner of the giveaways and elimination. To view a livestream of the announcements, visit their Facebook page “BUHS Project Graduation Virtual Elimination Dinner.”

Tickets can be purchased from Mimi Riffle, Keely Burnside, Joan Samargo, Amy Queen, Tahsha Carpenter, Tammy Samples or a senior parent. Tickets can also be purchased online at or email [email protected] for more information.

The community and all local businesses and organizations are encouraged to donate to Project Graduation to ensure a successful event. Come out and support the B-UHS Class of 2021.


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