As Soon As I Saw the Video I Knew What I Had to Do: Principal Honors His Seniors


Matt Wight, the principal of Apex Friendship High School in Apex, North Carolina is just one of the many principals across this country who is trying to find a way to honor his graduating seniors, the Class of 2020. It is clear that high schools in North Carolina, just like high schools everywhere, will not be holding traditional graduation ceremonies this year.

In the current environment, they simply can’t.

Principal finds way to honor seniors

In considering his options, Mr Wight was inspired by another high school principal in Illinois, Jon Guillaume, who celebrated his senior class by writing the name of each senior on a school wall and making a tribute video for them all.

So, following his fellow principal’s model, Mr. Wight wrote the names of each of the 590 graduating seniors on a wall in the school and included that…

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