High School graduates finally get moment in the Sun

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DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - Graduating seniors from Decatur's two high schools got their moment in the spotlight on July 25, walking across the stage to accept their diplomas with well-wishers cheering them on. The ceremony marked the end of the students' high school careers, but the specter of coronavirus made the experience anything but traditional. '?It's kind of sad that we had to go out like this,' said Ashanti Mann, an Eisenhower High School senior. '?Having my family there was a pretty good experience, but it wasn't the experience I was hoping for, you know, with my class there and everybody cheering you on.' Mann was among a host of graduating seniors from Eisenhower and MacArthur high schools who signed up to walk across the stage to receive...

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High School graduates finally get moment in the Sun

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