An RTR graduation like no other

May 27, 2020

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2020 RTR graduate Logan Sanderson receives his diploma from RTR School Board Vice Chair Craig Hess during Sunday’s graduation ceremony.

By Mark Wilmes
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Think about it. How many moments from the past 20 or more RTR graduations stand out in your mind—barring ceremonies that included family members? Not many? On Sunday afternoon, the Class of 2020 had a ceremony for the ages. It was outdoors, fitting snugly into a rare period without rain over the weekend; it featured a drive-through; it was simulcast on KLOH Radio and it featured a balloon launch. Oh yeah, and there was a Jumbotron hoisted by a piece of heavy construction equipment.
We won’t forget this one for a long time.

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