CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header


Fake High School Graduation Tickets For Sale

(credit: KTVT/KTXA) J.D. Miles
J.D. is an award-winning reporter who has been covering North T...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl Fake High School Graduation Tickets For SalePick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Fake High School Graduation Tickets For SaleCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Fake High School Graduation Tickets For SaleViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Fake High School Graduation Tickets For SalePick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

ARLINGTON (CBS 11 NEWS) - It’s no surprise to find counterfeit tickets at major sporting events.  However, fake tickets for a high school graduation is a whole new ballgame.

Students graduating from Cedar Hill High School this weekend are only allowed 10 tickets for the ceremony, which will be held on the University of Texas-Arlington campus.  The demand for extra tickets is so high that someone is printing fake ones.

The school has recalled all of the tickets issued after discovering that someone has been printing and selling counterfeit ones to students and their families.

Tammy Mariani, the school’s principal, told parents in a letter that “We have taken every step possible to investigate this activity.”

Cedar Hill High senior Artajia Weatherspoon says she had to turn away relatives who wanted to attend her commencement ceremony because of the ticket restrictions.

“I don’t think there should be a limit on how many people can come to your graduation,” she said.

Parent Denita Miller agrees.  “I think that it’s terrible, and it’s very inconvenient for others,” she said.  Miller is among several parents willing to buy more tickets to accommodate relatives.

Students say extra tickets are going for $20 to $25 each.

Also Check Out: