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Photo Gallery: CCSD Grads on Parade


Moussa and Amy Sarr.

With official graduation ceremonies postponed until July—if they happen at all—several Athens neighborhoods turned to caravans to celebrate their teenage residents’ accomplishment.

One was Cedar Creek, where several dozen newly minted graduates paraded through the subdivision as neighbors cheered. Coronavirus robbed these students of part of their senior year, and the caravans were one way to restore a sense of normalcy.

All photos by Whitley Carpenter.

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Michael Brewer plays “Pomp and Circumstance” on sousaphone.

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Amanda Auchenpaugh and her daughter, Elia, decorate a car.

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Chandler Pendley with her father, Chris.

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Ainsley Guntermann talks to her mother, Sharon.

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Sara Lorusso cheers.

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