Pomp & Circumstances Beyond Our Control: Commencement 2020

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Pomp & Circumstances Beyond Our Control: Commencement 2020


Commencement ceremonies
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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the class of 2020 didn't get to have traditional graduation ceremonies, but the occasion was still marked, in many cases virtually. This collection captures the creativity, innovation, and adaptability of the class of 2020 and holds the unique memory for the graduates, their friends and family, faculty, and the historical record.


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Collection Items

Pomp & Circumstances: Johnson & Wales University Denver Virtual Congratulations
Johnson & Wales University Denver presents a virtual message of congratulations from faculty and staff to graduates of the class of 2020. Submitted for inclusion in the Colorado State Library's Pomp & Circumstances Digital Collection, commemorating…

Vocal Tribute to the Smoky Hills High School Class of 2020
A vocal cover from Mia Damato, class of 2020, of the song Rise Up by Andra Day. It was filmed as a performance for Smoky Hill's virtual high school graduation, and as a tribute to the entire class of 2020. Submitted for inclusion in the Colorado…

Head Student Speech, Graduation 2020 at Basalt High School
Head Student Speech, Commencement Exercises, Basalt High School, May 2020

Basalt High School Commencement Address
Teacher Address to the Basalt High School Graduating Class

Photograph of Backyard Graduation
Backyard graduation ceremony complete with robe ceremony and national anthem, performed by a Jefferson County High School teacher for two graduates (of D’Evelyn Senior High and Wheat Ridge High School).
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