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The BattalionMay 4, 2024

GALLERY: 2020 Makeup Graduation

Photo by Photo by Abbey Santoro

Texas A&M University held a socially distanced 2020 makeup commencement ceremony at Kyle Field to safely accommodate graduates, friends and family. 

On March 11-13 Texas A&M held makeup graduation ceremonies for spring and summer 2020 graduates that had previously been cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19. Students walked the stage and received their diplomas in Kyle Field surrounded by their friends and family members. 

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  • Students took pictures with fellow classmates before the ceremony began. 

  • Students took pictures inside Kyle Field before the ceremony. 

  • Graduates of all majors stood for the presentation of the national anthem. 

  • Commencement officials lined the stage and applauded the Texas A&M graduating class of 2020. 

  • Several students chose to decorate their graduation caps for the ceremony. 

  • Students review the commencement program before the ceremony begins. 

  • Students listen to the speeches of several commencement officials. 

  • Makeup commencement ceremonies were held from March 11-13 for students who graduated in May and August of 2020 with 5,000 students expected to be in attendance. 

  • Interim president John L. Junkins addresses the graduating class of 2020. 

  • Graduates’ names were read as they walked across the stage and received their diplomas.

  • Students celebrated on stage after receiving their diplomas. 

  • Students review the commencement ceremony program while they wait to be called up to walk across the stage.

  • Several students chose to decorate their graduation caps. 

  • At the 5 p.m. ceremony on Friday, March 12 graduates with masters and undergraduate degrees in Mays Business School, Public Health and Science were recognized. 

  • Students lined the bleachers of Kyle Field waiting for their names to be called. 

  • Students had the opportunity to catch up with their fellow classmates after reuniting in Aggieland. 

  • Mays business school marketing major and former student-athlete, Lauryn Barrientos walks the stage and receives her diploma. 

  • Mays business school marketing major and former student-athlete, Raymond Gonzales raises his diploma in the air. 

  • Students cross the stage and raise their diplomas in the air with excitement. 

  • Friends and family members of graduates cheer for their loved ones as they cross the stage. 

  • Students pause for photos on stage after they receive their diploma. 

  • Students walk single file out of the bleachers towards the stage. 

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