The Handle Ceremony, passing of the Vail hall door handle from Alumni to Current Graduating Seniors

The OBA is responsible for ensuring that Old Boys are registered for commencement weekend and working with the school administration to ensure that Old Boys are engaged during commencement in coordination and understanding that the campus is an operating school.

The OBA provides assistance to Administration, faculty, and staff of SJMS during commencement in the way of volunteering to assist with duties to make Commencement Weekend activities as successful as possible.

Old boys are encouraged to participate in Commencement activities to promote the brotherhood between Alumni and the current corps of cadets through interactive engagements at various activities.

The OBA board promotes suggestions by Old Boys for integration into the Commencement Activities that are in the best interest of the school.