graduation

Gonzaga planning in-person commencement ceremonies

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga University is planning five in-person commencement ceremonies this year. The Spokesman-Review reports the outdoor ceremonies are scheduled for May 8-9 at Union Stadium, the Mead School District’s new 4,500-seat venue just north of Spokane. Gonzaga President Thayne…

Washington House passes graduation waiver measure

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington House has approved a bill that would waive some graduation requirements for individual students during a state of emergency. The measure, which passed the chamber on a 85-11 vote Wednesday, is an effort to help…

91-year-old Thai woman earns college degree

It took her 10 years, but 91-year-old Kimlan Jinakul earned a bachelor's degree from a Thailand university and, in a ceremony outside Banghok on Wednesday, was awarded her diploma by the country's king. Kimlan became the oldest person to earn…

Teen battling cancer gets special graduation

A Wisconsin senior was going to be receiving cancer treatments instead of walking in his graduation. The high school made sure he didn't miss the rite of passage.