Given the historic impact of the coronavirus, the 24 students in the class of 2020 may never forget the ceremony honoring their last year at the school.

7960943084?profile=originalGulf Stream School teachers and staff honored graduates with clappers and cowbells. From left are Deborah Handler, Danielle Cooper, Michael Mahady and Megan Bogert.

7960944061?profile=originalA car for each student and family provides ample social distancing as a camera beams the June 7 ceremony online.

7960943889?profile=originalAidan Grubman fist-bumps teachers and staff members after receiving his diploma and ringing the school’s bell.

7960944257?profile=originalDr. Gray Smith, the head of school, told the graduating eighth-graders that ‘today’s ceremony is reaching uncharted territory. I hope this is the first, last and only mixed virtual and live graduation ceremony the school and students ever have to endure.’
ABOVE: Board of Trustees President Penny Kosinski, student Tessa Sorenson and Smith.
BELOW: An SUV with a sun roof proved to be the perfect graduation vehicle for Brooke Konrad.

7960943668?profile=originalPhotos by Rachel S. O’Hara/The Coastal Star

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