It's Grad Season! Here Are Gifts They'll Love

Krispy Kreme will be honoring 2020 Grads with a FREE box of the “Graduation Dozen Doughnuts” on Tuesday, May 19th.  Any student wishing to score the freebie must be dressed in their graduation cap and gown, or wear their “Class of 2020” gear, such as a T-shirt and hat. No purchase is necessary.  So, go […]

Charlotte Motor Speedway is going to host drive-in and drive-thru graduations for students at Cabarrus County high schools in June.  The speedway is partnering with Cabarrus County Schools and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to give high school seniors this first-of-its-kind commencement for the state. With the national pandemic, high school seniors have […]

Get answers for your CMS High School Seniors! How is the pandemic going to effect their final school year?  What about their big dreams of going to prom and walking across stage to get their diplomas? CMS has postponed a return to school until May 15th. Get answers for your CMS High School Seniors regarding […]

A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case raised questions about school districts selectively enforcing its policies.


Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

Viral photo shows emotional Haitian immigrant graduating at the top of his West Point class. He plans to become a pilot.

A Louisiana high school prevented its valedictorian from graduating because he refused to shave off his facial hair. The school district said it has a longstanding ban on male facial hair. But it was not enforced during the school year.

Johnson C. Smith University had a most memorable commencement this past Sunday with media luminary Oprah Winfrey delivering the commencement address.  Winfrey was in the Queen City to deliver on a promise that she made to two of her “daughter-girls” who attended the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. She promised the girls and late […]

Watch President Barack Obama deliver one of his final commencement speeches at Howard University Saturday.