Drive-thru ceremonies may be enhancement, not compromise

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The coronavirus pandemic restrictions forced many graduations and other student ceremonies to have a drive-thru format. It is a suitable compromise which allows such ceremonies without the in-person contact. Drive-thru ceremonies also provide the opportunity for enhancement of student recognition. Last year, some Crawford High School alumni from San Diego, including myself, discussed whether Crawford’s drive-thru graduation ceremony should utilize alumni as carhops on roller skates delivering the diplomas. Insufficient time between the discussion and the ceremony prevented that option from being developed for 2020. This year, however, we began planning in advance, but construction at Crawford eliminated the carhop possibility for 2021. Even if Crawford returns to in-person graduati
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