The Potential Development School for Students with Autism is celebrating a record number of graduates Tuesday. 

Nine students will receive diplomas during the commencement ceremony.

Those nine students make up the organization's largest graduating class since the expansion to include high school curriculum in 2013.  

Speakers at the commencement ceremony will include State Representative Michael Ruli and Potential Development graduate, and current Youngstown State University honors student Anthony Worley. 

Commencement begins in Stambaugh Auditorium at 1 pm. 

Potential Development School for Students with Autism has been serving the community for more than 65 years.