Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus
By MICHELLE L. PRICE and LISA RATHKE
LAS VEGAS (AP) - High schools across the country have added pomp to their circumstances to make graduations special amid the coronavirus pandemic. They’re going beyond virtual and instead holding drive-thru processions, in-person ceremonies spacing students apart in big auditoriums with limited guests, or in one town in New Hampshire, sending seniors off with a mountaintop graduation, accessible by chairlift. High school seniors in Las Vegas will pick up their diplomas from their cars at the finish line of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway before driving a celebratory lap, while Missouri seniors will be ferried in a parade of Jeeps.
Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
Mission police officer charged with public intoxication
Hidalgo ISD athletic director charged with assault
Property search in McAllen linked to 1991 murder ends
McAllen ISD receives new audiology booth designed for deaf, hard of hearing...
New app aims to improve mental health access in Hidalgo County