Graduation

Sam Masterson
July 22, 2020 - 9:11 am
At a Missouri prom and graduation ceremony, 19 students tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release from the school, both events were held with CDC guidelines in mind.
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Johnny Lopez
June 30, 2020 - 1:50 pm
Matthew McConaughey shared his empowering words of wisdom to the 2020 class at the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management in a virtual commencement speech.
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Class of 2020 graduating seniors from Cabarrus Early College of Technology drive across the start-finish line at the Charlotte Motor Speedway to receive their diplomas during a graduation event in Concord, N.C., Friday, June 12, 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic Cabarrus County schools participated in a first-of-its-kind commencement ceremony for it's students and family. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
June 12, 2020 - 3:44 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tytianah Ward sat in the passenger seat of a parked SUV at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. She adjusted her bright green graduation cap as family members packed in the rows behind her beam with pride. COVID-19 may have canceled the high school graduation she’d always pictured,...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 04, 2020 - 4:46 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of milestone events on hold for many across the country. A bakery in Minnesota is giving away over 1,000 cakes to seniors missing graduation parties.
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Photo credit (Photo by Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA)
Miles In The Morning
June 04, 2020 - 7:13 am
Bill and Ted of ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ and ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’ are both graduates of San Dimas High School, so it was only right that Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter surprised senior grad. Read more.
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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks during the COVID-19 press briefing inside the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
May 28, 2020 - 6:48 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iowa athletic director Gary Barta is not ruling out having a full stadium for home football games. Barta told reporters the school is planning for several different scenarios, and one of them is opening 69,250-...
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Sloane Martin
May 20, 2020 - 11:19 pm
The principal at one school district didn’t want his students to miss out on graduation so he planned to wear his cap and gown and drive to each house to give each student who signed up their diploma in person. Read more now.
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Liberty wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Washington Redskins selected Gandy-Golden in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. Gandy-Golden says he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and was fully recovered by early April. He says his symptoms were mild and he feels 100% now and is ready to get on the field. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 20, 2020 - 4:14 pm
Washington Redskins rookie receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden said Wednesday he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and has fully recovered. Gandy-Golden said in a statement that he tested positive during NFL draft training on March 24, had mild symptoms and was cleared on April 7. “I self-...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. The number of teams facing postseason bans because of low scores on the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate has nearly doubled in one year. Fifteen teams could face the most severe sanction next season compared with eight in 2019-20. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
May 19, 2020 - 3:53 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The number of teams facing postseason bans because of low scores on the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate has nearly doubled in one year. Fifteen teams face the most severe sanction next season or the season after compared with eight in 2019-20. Stephen F. Austin and Alabama A&M...
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Trish Gazall
May 19, 2020 - 1:08 pm
Actor and Springfield, Mo. native Brad Pitt surprised graduates at his hometown college, Missouri State University, in a special video message during their virtual commencement. See it now!
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