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Henrico expands access to in-person graduations for class of 2021

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Updated: May. 30, 2021 at 1:06 AM EDT
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HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico County Public Schools has expanded access to in-person graduations for the class of 2021.

More family members will be able to attend graduations, will be given the option to sit more closely and will not require mask-wearing.

Each graduate will now be able to invite eight guests, increased from four guests, given the new guidance from state officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

No matter their vaccination status, attendees may still choose to wear a mask and maintain physical distancing at the events, although the governor encourages those who are not fully vaccinated, to still wear masks in public places.

Here is a schedule of graduations in the county:

June 9 at the Virginia Randolph Recreation Area

  • 7 p.m. - The Academy at Virginia Randolph

June 14 at the Richmond Raceway

  • 6 p.m. - Advanced Career Education Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs

June 15 Richmond Raceway

  • 10 a.m. - Henrico High School
  • 2 p.m. - Highland Springs High School
  • 6 p.m. - Varina High School

June 16 at the Richmond Raceway

  • 10 a.m. - Douglas S. Freeman High School
  • 2 p.m. - Deep Run High School
  • 6 p.m. - Mills E. Godwin High School

June 17

  • 10 a.m. - J.R. Tucker High School
  • 2 p.m. - Glen Allen High School
  • 6 p.m. - Hermitage High School

Graduations will also be live-streamed here.

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