HOME Graduation

Congratulations, and God Bless You, Class of 2022!

2022 Annual Graduation Ceremony

Do you have a young adult who will be finishing their high school education in 2022? If so, HOME would like to invite you to participate in a very special graduation ceremony. Join us to mark this momentous occasion in the life of your child! 


HOME's graduation ceremony provides a great sense of accomplishment for each participating family. The event also provides encouragement for other homeschoolers to continue on through high school! 


In addition, the ceremony provides a wonderful way to include family and friends in a special celebration. Parents take part in the event, too, and will present the diploma to their child. 



  • June 11, 2022, at 2:00pm, Hope Baptist Church, Manchester, Maine
  • Graduates and parents may present short speeches (2-3 minutes) about their homeschooling experience and future plans, if desired, following their diploma presentation. 
  • A video slide presentation of the graduates as they have grown up is presented as part of the ceremony. If you wish to participate in this way, please plan to send 8 - 10 pictures of your graduate by email or CD to hoverlock727@gmail.com, no later than May 15.
  • A reception with light refreshments will follow the ceremony.  
  • Graduation apparel and diplomas can be ordered through the HSLDA Store.
  • Planning a special dinner following the event? For those who would like to continue their family celebration, consider making reservations at an area restaurant.




Connecting Belief and Behavior: The practice of cultivating a faithful life   

Johnny Leifheit         


Johnny Leifheit was raised in a Christian family, and is proud to call Maine his home. Having graduated as a home educated student himself, Johnny knows and believes in the quality of education and opportunities this lifestyle offers. Sensing a passion early in his life to make a difference, Johnny has pursued various avenues of voluntary and vocational ministry and civic engagement that have led him to more places than he imagined. He served on staff at Summit Ministries for three years, and has worked with TeenPact Leadership schools for the past 11 years, utilizing his talents in order to train and lead teams, develop curriculum, host conferences, and run educational programs aimed at inspiring youth in their relationship with Christ and capacity for leadership. With these platforms, Johnny has exercised his passion for teaching and spiritual formation to influence thousands of highschool and college students across the country. In addition, Johnny works alongside his dad and brother for a small, family business they started together, He is currently pursuing training to become a teaching pastor at his local church. Outside the craziness of life, Johnny is an avid reader and loves to stay active with playing sports, going hiking, or traveling as much as he can!



  • Please pre-register using either the online or mail-in form below, no later than May 15, 2022. Please include payment of $50 per family (graduate and up to five guests), and $7.50 for each additional guest (ages 3+). You may make your payment using the Donate button in the margin to the right.
  • A reception for graduates and registered guests will follow the ceremony.
HOME Graduation Registration Form
Please print and fill out this form and mail it to the address on the bottom of the form, no later than May 15 to participate in HOME's Annual Graduation Ceremony.
Form Graduation Registration 2022.pdf
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* Event Refund Policy - Registration fees may be refunded up to the registration deadline for this event. No refunds will be made after the registration deadline. In the event that you must cancel, please consider making your fee a donation to HOME rather than requesting a refund! If an event must be canceled or rescheduled for any reason, HOME will notify participants. Refunds will then be considered on a case by case basis, depending on whether or not the event is rescheduled.


Past HOME Graduation Memories