Photos: Class of 2020 celebrated in a unique way in Vanderhoof

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Vanderhoof celebrated the class of 2020 on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. Grads got together at Riverside Park for some photos and then went downtown where businesses had decorated their stores to make the day special for the Vanderhoof graduates. (Photos by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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School ceremony for the class of 2020 looked very different this year. Students were brought in groups of 15 and were allowed to get two to three people along. The high-school aired the ceremony live on YouTube. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Nechako Valley Secondary School halls were decorated for the class of 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Graduates sign their names on the board that will be hung up at the high school. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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Terra-lynn Culberson, left and Magdalena Saito, helped paint the glass windows to celebrate the Class of 2020 at the Drive-Thru in Vanderhoof. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof celebrated the class of 2020 in a different way than usual due to COVID-19.

On June 12, grads first got together at Riverside Park for photographs, after which they moved downtown where local businesses not only decorated their stores but also provided coupons and discounts to grads that visited.

On June 13, Nechako Valley Secondary Students were felicitated at the high school. This year, due to the pandemic, students were allowed to bring two people to witness the ceremony. However, community members could access the ceremony Live on YouTube.

More information around awards and bursaries will be made available soon.

More to come.

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

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