Willis ISD cancels high school graduation

The Willis High School graduation ceremony was planned for May 22. (Courtesy Pexels)
The Willis High School graduation ceremony was planned for May 22. (Courtesy Pexels)

The Willis High School graduation ceremony was planned for May 22. (Courtesy Pexels)

Willis ISD has canceled its graduation ceremonies for the senior class of 2020, according to a Facebook post April 9.



The post said the venue where the Willis High School graduation ceremony was originally scheduled for has been closed until June 30. The graduation ceremony was planned for May 22.



WHS Principal Stephanie Hodgins and WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider will be meeting with senior representatives to make plans for the end of the year, and students will be given an opportunity to submit their ideas through a survey on how to celebrate their graduation.


By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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