Media Advisory


For Immediate Release

May 18, 2021

Pres. Dallin H. Oaks to Speak at American Heritage School Commencement



Pres. Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency and president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will deliver the commencement address at the American Heritage School Commencement.


Audience members will include the 52 AHS graduates and their families; AHS students and faculty; current and former trustees, teachers and administrators; community leaders; public officials; and members of the media.

Media are welcome to attend and take pictures and video. An audio feed will be provided.


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

4:30 p.m. MDT


Patriot Arena

American Heritage High School Building

736 North 1100 East

American Fork, Utah  84003

Online Live stream link:


A long-time friend of American Heritage School, President Oaks delivered the commencement address to the school’s first graduating high school class in 2011 and is returning to mark the school’s 50th anniversary as well as the 10-year anniversary of the charter class.

Founded in 1970, American Heritage School is a private, non-profit, 501c3 organization. The school accepts no federal, state, or local funding and is supported solely by donations and tuition revenue. AHS is not affiliated with or supported by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; however, the school’s curriculum, honor code, and programs are oriented toward the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. AHS is one of the largest private K–12 schools in Utah, with an on-campus enrollment of 1,000 students and an additional 600 students participating in the school’s community orchestra and choir programs., the school’s distance education program, serves over 5,000 students worldwide.

Media Contact

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