Pandemic prevents senior awards night
Each year, Molalla High School seniors rope in hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for postsecondary education, and Molalla celebrates that in a big way.
However, because COVID-19 cases are on the rise and Clackamas County once again has been escalated to the extreme risk category, counselor Rebecca Mckenzie announced that the Senior Awards Night will not happen for the second year in a row.
Mckenzie is working with donors to determine how to notify awardees, and she thanked them for their support. She also praised the students in the class of 2021, who have faced one of the most difficult years in the history of American education.
"Despite the obstacles created by our current situation, (the seniors) have continued to work hard in pursuit of their dreams," Mckenzie said. "I am very proud of them."
A list of the class's scholarship awards is forthcoming.
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