In a change from previous years, Dickson County High School’s 42nd commencement exercise will begin at 7:00 tonight, a half hour earlier than normal. Principal Doug Phillips will preside over his first graduation in Dickson County Stadium. Medalist addresses will be delivered by Gold Medalist Catherine Pierce, Silver Medalist Kamecia Talley and Bronze Medalist Brooke Sims. The valedictorian for the DCHS Class of 2014 is Davis Easley and salutatorian is Trent Brooks. Officers for the class of 2014 are President Thomas Waters, Vice President Timothy Washington, Secretary Laura Lankford and Treasurer Kamecia Talley. The National Weather Service forecast for 7 pm Friday is cloudy and 61 degrees with only a slight chance of rain. The chance of rain increases to 80 percent after midnight and into Saturday.