It's been a long and tough road and East Texas high school seniors can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Graduation day is coming and this class will be entering a new phase of their life very soon. Before that happens they have to walk across the stage and get their hard earned diploma!

Here's a rundown of the East Texas graduation ceremony schedule for 2016.

Longview - May 20, 7:30 p.m., Lobo Stadium

Frankston – May 27, 6:30 p.m., high school gym
Winona - May 27, 7 p.m., high school
Canton – May 27, 7 p.m., high school auditorium
Van – May 27, 7 p.m., TJC Wagstaff Gym
Hawkins – May 27, 7 p.m., high school gym
Lindale - May 27, 8 p.m., high school football field
Troup - May 27, 8 p.m., Tiger Stadium
Palestine – May 27, 8 p.m., high school football stadium
Quitman – May 27, 8 p.m., football stadium
Winnsboro – May 27, 8 p.m., high school football field
Big Sandy – May 27, 8 p.m., football field, Wildcat Stadium
Mt. Vernon – May 27, 8 p.m., Don Meredith Stadium
Pittsburg – May 27, 8 p.m., football stadium
Daingerfield – May 27, 8 p.m., football stadium

Whitehouse - May 28, 10 a.m., high school
Bullard - May 28, 10 a.m., TJC Wagstaff gym
White Oak - May 28, 10 a.m. LeTourneau Belcher Center

Mineola – June 3, 7 p.m., high school gym
Chapel Hill - June 3 7 p.m., TJC Wagstaff gym
Tyler - John Tyler - June 3, 7:30 p.m., Rose Stadium
Marshall – June 3, 7:30, football stadium
Athens – June 3, 7:30 p.m., Bruce Field
Arp - June 3, 7:30 p.m., Arp High School Auditorium
Grand Saline – June 3, 8 p.m., football field, if raining in the gym
Rusk - June 3, 8 p.m., Eagle Stadium
Jacksonville - June 3, 8 p.m., Tomato Bowl
Gilmer – June 3, 8 p.m., Jeff Traylor Stadium
Henderson – June 4, 8 p.m., football stadium
Hallsville – June 3, 8 p.m., football stadium
Sulphur Springs – June 3, 8 p.m., Prim Stadium
Mt. Pleasant – June 3, 8 p.m., Sam Parker football stadium
Terrell – June 3, 8 p.m., Memorial football stadium
Kilgore - June 3, 8:30 p.m., R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium

Tyler - Robert E. Lee - June 4, 7:30 p.m., Rose Stadium

Overton – June 5, 2 p.m., Kilgore Dodson Auditorium