A STEP CLOSER TO GRADUATION: San Marcos High School seniors participate in annual grad walk
San Marcos High School graduates visited the elementary school halls they once walked for the annual grad walk on Thursday.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Facebook’s former head of global HR worries graduates could miss out due to the coronavirus
"We made some of our best friends in that first job," Mullan told CNBC via Zoom last week. "We did that because we went on holiday together or we went on boozy nights together or … we learned together. While some industries such as travel and retail have been decimated by the pandemic, tech on the whole has continued to grow, albeit slightly slower than before, said Mullan. "The tech industry will be better positioned to continue to invest in graduate hiring than other industries," Mullan said. However, she said there likely will be fewer graduate roles available at tech companies this year as a result of the virus.cnbc.com
New Hampshire High School Holds Ski Lift Graduation for Class of 2020
It was a special day for seniors from Kennett High School in North Conway, New Hampshire. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Class of 2020 held their graduation ceremony at the summit of Cranmore Mountain Resort on Saturday. While many graduation ceremonies around the nation were canceled following the COVID-19 outbreak, Kenneth High School decided to hold an extra special and unique celebration. Chris Proulx | White Mountains TVChris Proulx | White Mountains TVChris Proulx | White Mountains TVWhile graduates everywhere may not be able to have the ceremonies they always dreamed of, they're still finding ways to celebrate their achievements. RELATED CONTENT:Best Gifts for Grads: High School and College Graduate Gift IdeasBarack Obama Urges Graduates to 'Create a New Normal' Amid ProtestsVanessa Bryant Posts Sweet Message for Gianna's 8th Grade Graduation
2020 graduates get free car washes this week
SAN ANTONIO School is officially out for summer and Bee Clean Car Washes has a special offer for all graduating seniors and college graduates. If you donate blood at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, you can get a free COVID-19 antibody testThe car wash company is offering a free wash, valued at $14.99 all this week. Those who want to partake in the deal must download the Bee Clean Car Wash app, use promo code GRAD2020 and then scan the QR code at the kiosk to get the free car wash. These San Antonio schools are offering free lunches all summerThere are currently seven Bee Clean Car Washes all across the city.
10 great gifts graduates will love
SAN ANTONIO Give the graduates of 2020 some love. Jennifer Munoz a lifestyle and gift-giving expert shares 10 great gift ideas the graduate in your life will love. If a graduate is traveling gift them a suitcase, camera and travel book bundle. Munoz, also, suggests giving a graduate trendy happy socks, a multitool or PREPD lunchbox. Dont forget to give them entertaining gifts like games or food they love like ice cream.
Class of 2020 grads can win free Torchy’s Tacos for a year
SAN ANTONIO – The future keeps looking up for 2020 graduates, and now Torchy’s Tacos is giving them a chance to win free tacos for a year. The Austin-based restaurant is giving away $500 gift cards to 20 graduates. To qualify, high school or college class of 2020 graduates can post a photo of themselves to social media in their cap and gown or with their diploma and tell Torchy’s about their “Taco Dreams” for the future. The post must include the hashtag #TorchysClassof2020, and graduates should tag their school. The contest ends Friday, June 5 at 10 p.m.Click here for the full contest rules.
Matthew McConaughey says ‘partisan politics’ is ‘false,’ gives commencement speech on ‘GMA’
SAN ANTONIO – Texas icon Matthew McConaughey wants people to know that it would be a lot cooler if we stayed united during the coronavirus crisis. The actor appeared on “Good Morning America" Friday to promote his “this is about US” PSA as well as give a virtual commencement address to the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management graduating class. “And that’s all false.”Watch Cardi B’s and Matthew McConaughey’s Speeches to Graduating Class While in Quarantine“America right now, our purpose is not an ‘us versus them’ politically partisan fight.”Every graduation needs a commencement speaker and what better one than Matthew @McConaughey? The Oscar-winner gives an inspiring commencement speech to class of 2020 and shows that everything is going to be alright, alright, alright. pic.twitter.com/KgGZY2FJ3V — Good Morning America (@GMA) May 15, 2020The Academy Award-winning actor went on to give words of encouragement to the graduates, saying “you chose to do something with real and necessary purpose.”McConaughey has remained outspoken about social distancing and safety during the pandemic.