Please join us on Wednesday, June 9 at 1:00 PM (CST) to celebrate our UChicago Charter Woodlawn (UCW) High School Class of 2021! The commencement ceremony will be live-streamed here:


  • Prelude  
  • Processional Faculty and Class of 2021 Pomp and Circumstance – Sir Edward Elgar 
  • Master of Ceremonies – William Torres,  Mistress of Ceremonies – DeAndrea Flowers
  • Pledge of Allegiance  Julien Sims, Lift Every Voice and Sing  Jadah Gibson, School Creed  Zyan Hardaway
  • Welcome – Dr. Daena Adams, UCW Director
  • Class Address – Salutatorian, Julien Sims
  • Video Presentation  UCW Staff
  • Class Address – Valedictorian, Mia Rodgers 
  • Senior Awards  Faculty and Staff
  • Awarding of Diplomas – Administration and Faculty
  • Closing Remarks and Final Charge – CEO, Tanika Island Childress
  • Recessional  Graduates and Faculty