Walmart workers hold graduation at work after ceremonies canceled due to coronavirus

WOODSTOCK, Va. — Employees at a Virginia Walmart weren’t going to miss their graduation because of coronavirus.

Any employee who was also attending school was honored with a graduation ceremony at their store, WHSV reported.

Nineteen high school students and one college student got to walk in a ceremony to mark their accomplishments.

The idea came to fruition thanks to Angela Sowers, the store's people lead, but she said she got the inspiration from the company's corporate office, WHSV reported.

The ceremony was held in front of the store and each graduate wore a graduation cap and face masks, Northern Virginia Daily reported.

They were also given a "Walmart diploma" and gifts, the newspaper reported.

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