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ACT, LEAP & QMC High Schools Graduate In-Person with Joy, Hope

female graduate at graduation







 In response to students’ wishes, EASTCONN’s magnet and alternative high school graduations took place outdoors, with student and guest speakers. Above, ACT’s valedictorian spoke to her fellow seniors about challenges, hope and the future. 

LEAP 2020 male graduate

The LEAP School’s seniors graduated in brilliant sunshine on an outdoor stage, marking a unique and joyful milestone for the school’s inaugural class. Face masks, social distancing and cars packed with happy families set this year’s celebration apart.

Boy in car with mom at graduation

QMC seniors celebrated being able to see one another in-person, if only at a distance, for the first time in months
during their awards-filled, inspiring graduation ceremony. All three June graduations followed state safety guidelines.