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Bradshaw returns to Burlington as surprise graduation speaker


Jennifer Stewart

Following commencement, the BHS Class of 2020 gather for a picture with their surprise speaker, former Burlington teacher Travis Bradshaw: (from left) Anna Motycka, co-salutatorian; Tateyn Rieger, co-salutatorian; Gabe Stewart, co-salutatorian; Hailey Dotson; Bradshaw; Lauren Lagos, valedictorian; Stanley Klippenstein.

It ended up being a beautiful evening for an outdoor graduation with Burlington High School's six seniors walking across the stage – especially since they weren't sure this spring if they could even hold commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Burlington's Class of 2020 are: Valedictorian Lauren Lagos; Co-Salutatorians Tateyn Rieger, Gabe Stewart and Anna Motycka; and classmates Stanley Klippenstein and Hailey Dotson.

Administrators, teachers and staff worked together to make the outdoor graduation a reality the evening of Friday, May 22. The ceremony was set up on Main Street beside...

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