My heart goes out to all of the graduates during this pandemic, canceled commencement ceremonies, professional plans in jeopardy, rushed goodbyes, a sense of camaraderie, cancelled proms and everything else these poor graduates are experiencing. It feels like a sudden break-up that no one saw coming. We’ve come up with some ways you can still celebrate your graduates while in quarantine and make the best out of this situation:
Host your own graduation at home, have everyone dress up and pose for pictures.
Video call or have extended family on speaker phone to add to the celebratory atmosphere.
Cake! Stressed spelled backwards is desserts, coincidence? Absolutely not, celebrate with a cake or your favorite dessert.
If commencement is cancelled, there are lots of inspiring speeches online.
Recognize graduates via social media and yard signs. Nothing says congratulations like a life size poster of yourself in your yard!
Still go out (or stay home) and take those cap and gown photos!
Congratulations to the class of covid19!