It’s not the traditional pomp and circumstance.
“It’s emotional. It definitely has it good and bad.”
On Friday, more than 300 Central High School Seniors got a chance to celebrate graduation from the comfort of their vehicles.
“They get to be here together in a non-traditional sense but still together
Principal Brandon Lagroue said, with everything going on, the school’s faculty and staff wanted to give the class of 2020 some sense of normalcy.
“We’re trying to provide in the circumstances we have this moment they have been waiting on for so long” said Lagroue.
Co-Valedictorian, Myrissa Eisworth said, she’s put in a lot of work to make it to this moment, and although the ending is not what she planned, it will be something she remembers forever.
“This is something I will really never forget for the rest of my life” said Eisworth.
Eisworth and fellow graduate Miya Browning said, it means a lot to them to see what the school put together for their big day.
“I think that they really did try to give us something even though they couldn’t give us everything” said Browning.
“It really means a lot that they’ll do this for us and they’re not just we’re going to mail you your diploma.”
As they enjoy the last moments of their time at central high… The graduates say the pandemic and this moment are true testaments to their class’s hard work.
“You can’t dwindle on what has happened and make the best of what and go forward and make the best of what’s going to happen.”
“Keep fighting for what you believe is right and that’ll help the world be a better place.”