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Collected Item: “Class of 2020 Celebrated by a Rural Community”

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Class of 2020 Celebrated by a Rural Community

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text story, photograph

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The rural community of Tuttle, Oklahoma honored their class of 2020 high graduates with a sign made out of a round bale of hay. The round bale was located just off of State Highway 37 next to the Tuttle Grain & Supply. As part of the creativity, the bale had a sign saying: "Class of 2020" with comments such as "Proud of You!" and "Congrats!" as well as "Great Job!" The sign them covered the face of the hay bale in the design of a large face mask. The community was acknowledging the circumstances that altered the 2020 senior year and graduation to be a smaller event.

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#ASU, #HSE, #RuralVoices, #K-12, #LostGraduations, #farming, #agriculture, #Classof2020, #Oklahoma, #pandemic, #COVID-19

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Clinton P. Roberts

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2020-06-16
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