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Harrison High School seniors receive graduation bags

Teachers and faculty at Harrison High School surprised graduating seniors with graduation bags containing their caps and gowns, yard signs, and custom t-shirts.

Posted: May 12, 2020 6:17 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Teachers and faculty at Harrison High School have been working to honor their graduating seniors.

"This has been in the works since Spring Break," said Learning Coordinator Kim Howart.

Howat said faculty originally planned to make custom t-shirts, but the idea quickly turned into more.

"We started pulling together with the t-shirt idea, and then as it kept progressing, we just kept adding and making it a little bit bigger," said Howat.

Staff surprised seniors Tuesday morning, delivering their caps and gowns, t-shirts and yard signs.

With schools closed, many seniors will not have a traditional graduation.

Principal Cory Marshall says it's important to still recognize such a milestone, even in these times.

"It's an event that we need to celebrate that I know families recognize and honor as they should. And we want to help be part of that celebration," said Marshall.

And Marshall hopes the deliveries made things a bit better for the students.

"Even though we're not physically together, we're still thinking about you," said Marshall.

WLFI is also helping honor high school graduates with our Salute to 2020 Seniors.

You can upload your senior's photos and accomplishment under our community tab.

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