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Graves County High School Adapts Graduation Plans For COVID-19

Graves County Schools

The school closures forced by the coronavirus pandemic are resulting in the cancellation of graduation ceremonies throughout the commonwealth.

Murray High School adapted their commencement plans for COVID-19 by holding a “Senior Send-Off”, including a parade to honor the graduating class. Graves County High School is putting together a drive-thru graduation ceremony. The ceremony, slated to be held Friday, May 15, will allow the community to celebrate the graduates while adhering to social distancing guidelines. 


Graves County High School Senior Kendall Tubbs was the first to pick up his cap and gown in the drive-through car line Tuesday, May 12

School officials said they hope to hold a traditional commencement ceremony for the senior class this summer.


Dalton York is a Morning Edition host and reporter for WKYU in Bowling Green. He is a graduate of Murray State University, where he majored in History with a minor in Nonprofit Leadership Studies. While attending Murray State, he worked as a student reporter at WKMS. A native of Marshall County, he is a proud product of his tight-knit community.
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