~photos and story by Trevor Phipps ~
On Friday night the Woodland Park High School held a special graduation ceremony amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The school district got their graduation plan approved by local authorities and ended up holding the ceremony at the high school football field without family or spectators.
The event was however, live-streamed on the internet, and over 800 people tuned in for the graduation. After the ceremony, local law enforcement agents and other first responders led a special parade for the graduates.
The parade started at 7 p.m. and ran from the high school down Rampart Range Road and then down Kelley’s Road to Highway 67. Several family members and local residents showed up on the side of the road to cheer on the class of 2020.
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