Chicago’s virtual graduation to include Oprah Winfrey

CHICAGO (Chicago Tribune) — Chicago’s 2020 graduating high school seniors will be gathering virtually on June 14 for a citywide commencement, after schools were forced to cancel their traditional graduation ceremonies because of the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Chicago Tribune, celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, “Hamilton” star Miguel Cervantes and “The Voice” contestant Katie Kadan are among many public and sports figures scheduled to appear. The ceremony is open to all Chicago high school seniors, whether they attend CPS, charter or private schools. It will broadcast live on major local television and radio stations.