Despite the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic in their academic year, high school seniors across Galveston County are preparing to celebrate their graduation.
Texas City Independent School District seniors from La Marque High School were treated to a drive-through cap and gown pick-up parade Friday, during which seniors received their traditional graduation garb, yard signs and a healthy dose of applause from faculty, family and friends watching from a safe distance.
A similar celebration was held at the same time for Texas City High School seniors.
Dickinson Independent School District gave out caps and gowns in a similar celebratory fashion on Wednesday.
- As holiday weekend ended, shots rang out in Galveston
- Man killed in crash on Harborside Drive
- Man dead after shooting in La Marque late Tuesday
- One person shot on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston
- Man killed in League City police shooting identified
- Former La Marque athlete remembered as ‘a natural,’ ‘ball of life'
- Galveston protest for black man killed by police remains peaceful
- Galvestonians miffed by weekend trash on beaches, streets
- Summer starts with busy Galveston beaches, few worried visitors
- Texas City man badly wounded in morning shooting