Kicker – Graduating by jet ski

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s ingenuity for you… 

Graduating seniors at Somerset Island Prep in Key West, Florida weren’t about to skip graduation, but neither were they going to violate social-distancing rules.

So they gathered together—wearing caps and gowns, masks and life jackets and wave-runners! 

Each senior rode past an anchored boat where the principal handed the student his or her diploma on a pole. 

Board chairman Todd German said the unconventional event “is a perfect example of the innovative mindset” that defines the school.

BASHAM: Virus or no, I see this becoming a tradition!

EICHER: Where there’s a will, there’s a wave!

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(Somerset Island Preparatory/Somerset Island Preparatory)

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