‘Staging’ graduation at Wilmington High School


Kile Holland is pleased to display his newly received Wilmington High School diploma during a stage presentation Tuesday for individual 2020 graduates and their parents or legal guardians. At designated times Monday through Wednesday, the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage was set up and a professional photographer was there to photograph each graduate in cap-and-gown with their diploma and parents.

Kile Holland is pleased to display his newly received Wilmington High School diploma during a stage presentation Tuesday for individual 2020 graduates and their parents or legal guardians. At designated times Monday through Wednesday, the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage was set up and a professional photographer was there to photograph each graduate in cap-and-gown with their diploma and parents.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kile Holland, 2020 Wilmington High School graduate, and his parents.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Madison Gilbert holds her new diploma as a WHS Class of 2020 graduate.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert decorated the top of her cap with a sparkling “W” for Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert and her mother pose for a photo in a nearly empty gymnasium Tuesday. A virtual WHS commencement will be held as a Facebook Live Premiere (WHS Facebook page) at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, after these in-person, single-family events were conducted Monday through Wednesday.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Elijah Martini picks up his diploma Tuesday at the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage in the gymnasium.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School 2020 graduate Elijah Martini with his parents Shannon and Bert Martini. Mr. Martini is principal of the Wilmington Middle School.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kile Holland marches toward his WHS diploma accompanied by his parents.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Elijah Martini is a new WHS graduate and had the opportunity to wear a cap and gown and be officially recognized despite COVID-19.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kile Holland is pleased to display his newly received Wilmington High School diploma during a stage presentation Tuesday for individual 2020 graduates and their parents or legal guardians. At designated times Monday through Wednesday, the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage was set up and a professional photographer was there to photograph each graduate in cap-and-gown with their diploma and parents.

Kile Holland, 2020 Wilmington High School graduate, and his parents.

Madison Gilbert holds her new diploma as a WHS Class of 2020 graduate.

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert decorated the top of her cap with a sparkling “W” for Wilmington.

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert and her mother pose for a photo in a nearly empty gymnasium Tuesday. A virtual WHS commencement will be held as a Facebook Live Premiere (WHS Facebook page) at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, after these in-person, single-family events were conducted Monday through Wednesday.

Elijah Martini picks up his diploma Tuesday at the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage in the gymnasium.

Wilmington High School 2020 graduate Elijah Martini with his parents Shannon and Bert Martini. Mr. Martini is principal of the Wilmington Middle School.

Kile Holland marches toward his WHS diploma accompanied by his parents.

Elijah Martini is a new WHS graduate and had the opportunity to wear a cap and gown and be officially recognized despite COVID-19.

Kile Holland is pleased to display his newly received Wilmington High School diploma during a stage presentation Tuesday for individual 2020 graduates and their parents or legal guardians. At designated times Monday through Wednesday, the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage was set up and a professional photographer was there to photograph each graduate in cap-and-gown with their diploma and parents.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0520.jpgKile Holland is pleased to display his newly received Wilmington High School diploma during a stage presentation Tuesday for individual 2020 graduates and their parents or legal guardians. At designated times Monday through Wednesday, the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage was set up and a professional photographer was there to photograph each graduate in cap-and-gown with their diploma and parents. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kile Holland, 2020 Wilmington High School graduate, and his parents.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0522.jpgKile Holland, 2020 Wilmington High School graduate, and his parents. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Madison Gilbert holds her new diploma as a WHS Class of 2020 graduate.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0526.jpgMadison Gilbert holds her new diploma as a WHS Class of 2020 graduate. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert decorated the top of her cap with a sparkling “W” for Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0529.jpgWilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert decorated the top of her cap with a sparkling “W” for Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert and her mother pose for a photo in a nearly empty gymnasium Tuesday. A virtual WHS commencement will be held as a Facebook Live Premiere (WHS Facebook page) at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, after these in-person, single-family events were conducted Monday through Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0530.jpgWilmington High School graduate Madison Gilbert and her mother pose for a photo in a nearly empty gymnasium Tuesday. A virtual WHS commencement will be held as a Facebook Live Premiere (WHS Facebook page) at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, after these in-person, single-family events were conducted Monday through Wednesday. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Elijah Martini picks up his diploma Tuesday at the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage in the gymnasium.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0512.jpgElijah Martini picks up his diploma Tuesday at the traditional Hurricane-style graduation stage in the gymnasium. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington High School 2020 graduate Elijah Martini with his parents Shannon and Bert Martini. Mr. Martini is principal of the Wilmington Middle School.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0517.jpgWilmington High School 2020 graduate Elijah Martini with his parents Shannon and Bert Martini. Mr. Martini is principal of the Wilmington Middle School. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kile Holland marches toward his WHS diploma accompanied by his parents.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0518.jpgKile Holland marches toward his WHS diploma accompanied by his parents. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Elijah Martini is a new WHS graduate and had the opportunity to wear a cap and gown and be officially recognized despite COVID-19.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2020/05/web1_DSC_0513.jpgElijah Martini is a new WHS graduate and had the opportunity to wear a cap and gown and be officially recognized despite COVID-19. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal