Honoring the Class of 2020

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Cami Mondeaux

UVU to host drive-thru graduation with largest class in school history

UVU announced it would be hosting its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020, implementing a drive-thru system to maintain social distancing.
2 years ago
Students in graduation caps. The Utah graduation rate went up over the past few years....
Curt Gresseth

Live Mic: Coach gives Class of 2020 a thumbs-up

One Utah high school coach said the pandemic has given the Class of 2020 something they can carry with them for the rest of their lives: resilience.
2 years ago
Students in graduation caps. The Utah graduation rate went up over the past few years....
Curt Gresseth

Live Mic: High school senior navigates graduation, serious life challenges

Lee Lonsberry honors 2020 Corner Canyon High School senior and soon-to-be graduate John Glavin, who is embarking on a career in the Navy.
2 years ago
Krispy Kreme has created "Graduate Dozen" boxes for high school and college seniors.
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Allen Kim, CNN

Krispy Kreme is giving away free donuts to graduating seniors dressed in their caps and gowns

On Tuesday, Krispy Kreme will give its "Graduate Dozen" boxes to high school or college seniors who visit any Krispy Kreme dressed in their graduation caps and gowns or "Class of 2020" shirts or gear.
2 years ago
Students in graduation caps. The Utah graduation rate went up over the past few years....
Curt Gresseth

Despite missing out on graduation, senior upbeat about the future

The pandemic may mean a number of students are missing their high school graduation ceremonies, but one Utah senior isn't letting it ruin her hopes.
2 years ago
Marine...
Kelli Pierce

Class of 2020: Going into the Marine Corps to help people

Alexander Falkner has been studying at the Utah Military Academy since the seventh grade and now he's graduating and heading out to the Marine Corps. 
2 years ago
No one knows when concerts will return, so in the meantime, this will have to do....
Brian Ries, CNN

Oprah holds virtual graduation, other virtual gatherings

No one knows when concerts will return, so in the meantime, this will have to do.
2 years ago
Students at a Brooklyn middle school have a 'duck and cover' practice drill in preparation for a nu...
Christopher Dawson, CNN

Advice to seniors from seniors about graduating in the time of a national crisis

Here is guidance, senior to senior, from those who graduated in the midst of epidemics, wars and the fight for equal rights.
2 years ago
Paige Kennedy is graduating with a 3.9 GPA and has a full ride to Southern Utah University to study...
Kelli Pierce

The Class of 2020: Overcoming anxiety to graduate on top

Paige Kennedy will be attending SUU on a full scholarship and hopes to help cure diseases someday. But it took more than just brains to get to the top of the class; Paige has dealt with major anxiety for years. 
2 years ago
healing prom...
Kelli Pierce

Class of 2020: After family tragedy, 8-year-old asks aunt to “healing prom”

Many teens are disappointed this year because they can't attend prom.  But one family in East Millcreek held their own healing prom for their graduating senior which helped with the disappointment and to heal from a devastating tragedy.
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Emily Ashmead

Honoring the Class of 2020

Years of effort culminate to a single moment. Friends and family cheer, gifts are given, caps are thrown and, finally, high school seniors receive their diplomas. By now we know the Class of 2020 is unable to experience a traditional graduation ceremony, but that doesn’t mean they have been forgotten. This week, May 11-15, KSL […]
2 years ago
adopt a senior...
Kelli Pierce

The Class of 2020: Helping others while going through challenges

Even while going through her own problems, Clearfield High Senior Erin Estheimer is making sure that she's helping others in the class of 2020.
2 years ago
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Mary Richards

Honoring the Class of 2020: what Utah schools are doing

From Salt Lake City to Syracuse, school officials around Utah are figuring out new ways to honor the Class of 2020 during a global pandemic.
2 years ago
Just one week after eight HBCUs were threatened, a bomb threat was called in on at the University o...
Paul Nelson

First-ever virtual graduation at the U of U

The University of Utah held its first-ever virtual graduation today, with a promise for a winter convocation later in 2020.
2 years ago
Students in graduation caps. The Utah graduation rate went up over the past few years....
Saige Miller

Davis County School District will hold virtual graduations for 2020 seniors

All graduations in the Davis County school district will be held virtually due to coronavirus concerns.
2 years ago
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John Wojcik

Virtual graduation? Student petition says ‘No way’

Some students in Utah are organizing to keep alive the hope of an "in-person" graduation ceremony despite the soft-closure extension announced Tuesday.
2 years ago

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