Former Maryland/NBA Star Walt Williams Will Speak at Sherwood’s Graduation

by MCS Staff

“The Wizard” Walt Williams will give the commencement speech at Sherwood High School on Friday, June 9th. Williams is a D.C. native who was a star at the University of Maryland before being taken with the 7th pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. His NBA career spanned over a decade, scoring over 8,000 points with nearly 1,000 made three pointers.

Williams is a MoCo resident with three sons who have all attended Sherwood High School. He was even an assistant basketball coach for the team for a couple years while two of his sons played basketball for Sherwood. Sherwood’s graduation will take place at UMBC on Friday, June 9th at 2:30pm.

Nearly 12,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are expected to receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies scheduled between Wednesday, May 31, and Thursday, June 15. Graduation ceremonies will take place on individual high school campuses, at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., and on the campuses of Mount St. Mary’s University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.


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