Danville mayor encourages citizens to pay tribute to graduating seniors


A graduation cap references the coronavirus outbreak during a drive-thru graduation for Faith Lutheran High School at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. The school held a special drive-thru graduation amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Locher)

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Danville Mayor Alonzo Jones to encouraging citizens to take the time to honor the accomplishments of graduating seniors as they take part in ceremonies beginning Friday.

Mayor Jones issued a proclamation claiming May 29-June 6 as “High School Senior Celebration Week.”

Galileo Magnet High School will hold an all-day drive-thru graduation ceremony on Friday.

George Washington High School is planning a personalized drive-thru graduation ceremony beginning Monday and continuing through Wednesday.

“Do to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2020 was unable to participate in the numerous traditions often occurring throughout the spring of their graduating year, but will be known forever as one of the most unique graduating classes in our history,” Mayor Alonzo Jones from the proclamation.

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