Monroe High School held graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 on the field of their football stadium on night of June 2.

Monroe High has approximately 1,100 students, according to its Twitter page (@MonroeHS_NC), with a student-teacher ratio of 13.2:1 (

Among the school’s most accomplished alumni is 2011 graduate Jamison Crowder, who has made more than $20 million as an NFL player at the age of 28. Crowder, a receiver, is scheduled to make just over $10 million this year from the New York Jets.