For some students in Middle Tennessee, the chaos of this spring started well before the coronavirus closed schools. Christian Mahan and his classmates at Upperman High School in Putnam County also endured the deadly tornado in early March. But in our 2020 Valedictorian Speeches series, he says they will emerge from the crises stronger than […]
The Class of 2020 is grappling with the loss of their final moments with classmates and teachers. But Yeongseo Son — who also goes by Julia — is taking the opportunity to reflect on the people who made her time worthwhile at Murfreesboro’s Central Magnet School.
High school and college graduates today are facing a world of uncertainty. After being uprooted from their friends, teachers and daily routines because the coronavirus, they’re entering “the real world” at a daunting time.
The Class of 2020 didn’t get the closure they were expecting. They had to leave the rhythm of high school or college abruptly, and join a world full of uncertainty.