Some Tuscaloosa County High School seniors had a little different of a graduation ceremony this week.

Tuscaloosa County School System Superintendent Walter Davie announced the system is hosting graduation ceremonies June 23 and June 25, but with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic the school system offered students a smaller ceremony event.

Wednesday was the second day TCHS was breaking students into groups of 10 to walk across the high school’s field while retaining 6 feet of space in between students. The virtual graduation ceremony will be aired by WVUA 23 in early June.

Aidan Dunlap, a Tuscaloosa County High School graduate, said he’s excited his family could still find a way to see it.

“We’re going to have social distancing and be limited to a certain number of people so a lot of relatives that really wanted to make it but couldn’t make it or are concerned about their health and it’s great they can see it too and get to watch it,” Dunlap said.01

The virtual ceremonies will be airing on WVUA 23 on-air and online as follows:

  • Holt High School, June 4 at 7 p.m.
  • Hillcrest High School, June 4 at 8 p.m.
  • Northside High School, June 5 at 7 p.m.
  • Brookwood High School, June 5 at 8 p.m.
  • Sipsey Valley High School, June 6 at 7 p.m.
  • Tuscaloosa County High School, June 6 at 8 p.m.
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