High school graduation plans being weighed

OAK Hill, WV (WOAY) – Many school districts in the state are waiting to decide whether or not to have traditional graduation. They do not want to endanger anyone to possible exposure of COVID-19.

“So what counties are doing, individual school systems are coming up with individuals plans for what their county will do to offer s graduation of some sort. It may look traditional if health situations allow it or it may be an alternative creative situation,” said Senator Stephen Baldwin.

Graduation across the state is postponed or in limbo, Addison Cox who is weeks away from graduating from Oak Hill high school.

“It’s pretty sad, I’ve always seen keep get their caps and gown pictures and dressing up for their last prom. We don’t get that so it’s sad,” said Oak Hill High School Senior Addison Cox.

Addison says there’s one thing she would like to do if Her graduating class cannot have a traditional ceremony.

“I would like to go back for the last weeks that we do get. I would like to go back on May 1st if we can and get our finals good-byes, our move up day like most seniors get, our senior picnic, graduation rehearsal, like normal seniors, do their last few weeks of school,” said Cox.

For more information on spring, graduation contact your local school district.

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