It was a graduation for the record books. The Centralia R-VI School district held its second outdoor graduation in 15 years and did so while adhering to state and county social distancing recommendations.
With a socially-distanced audience of less than 300 watching from the stands, the event showcased, in some case via technology, the class of 2020’s achievements.
While the choir and band were pre-recorded from healthier times, the audience still got to see the class’ top 10, a fireowrks display in the student’s honor, the awarding of diplomas and the student speakers.
Here are excerpts from those speeches:…
For the complete article, see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.