(GEORGIA) -- A Georgia teen honored his late mother through a graduation photoshoot. KJ Morgan's mother Teresa Colbert died from cancer on May 19, 2019, near the end of his freshman year at Northside High School. In preparation for his graduation this May, Morgan, 17,... Read More.
(DESOTO, Texas) -- After 12 years in a wheelchair, a paralyzed former football player walked for the first time since his injury at his college graduation. In 2009, Corey Borner was a rising star at cornerback for the DeSoto, Texas, High School football team when... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a year of students dealing with the emotional and mental toll of remote school on top of a deadly pandemic, the return to in-person learning was seen as a return to some semblance of normalcy. But for many students, the return... Read More.
(ASHEBORO, N.C.) -- A North Carolina high school graduate received his diploma on Monday four days after it was denied to him during his commencement ceremony because he wore a Mexican flag over his gown. Ever Lopez, 18, was given his diploma after he and... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- At least three people were fatally shot and multiple others were injured early Sunday in the second mass shooting to erupt on consecutive weekends in Miami-Dade County, according to police. The shooting happened at around 2 a.m. in a strip mall hookah lounge... Read More.
(ASHEBORO, N.C.) -- A North Carolina high school student was denied his diploma for wearing a Mexican flag over his graduation gown. Ever Lopez draped a Mexican flag over his blue gown at Asheboro High School's graduation ceremony Thursday night. Livestreamed video footage from the ceremony... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- A high school valedictorian used her graduation speech to speak out against a newly signed law in her home state of Texas that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The commencement speech Paxton Smith, 18, submitted to administrators at Lake... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- When Jerica Phillips' 17-year-old daughter, Jaidah, graduated from high school, it was a moment full of even more pride than usual. Phillips was already a mom to Jaidah when she graduated from high school herself, having given birth to her at age... Read More.
By DANA ALKHOURI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Alexis Gore, a recent graduate of Iowa University, was looking forward to walking across the stage and receiving her diploma. Then along came the coronavirus pandemic.While having a virtual graduation wasn't... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- California State University voted to make ethnic and social justice studies a requirement for graduation amid ongoing calls for related reforms in the wake of national unrest.The university's Board of Trustees... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(LONDON) -- Malala Yousafzai can add another title to her resume: Oxford University graduate. The 22-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner announced on Twitter that she has graduated from the prestigious U.K. university with a... Read More.