Kevin Kodra, an 18-year-old boy from Toronto, Ontario, says he spent four hours doing his makeup to nail his look for his senior yearbook photo.
Toronto teen Kevin Kodra, shared his graduation photo on his popular Instagram account in celebration of his 18th birthday.
Lauren Evans faced multiple challenges trying to finish college, including the death of her boyfriend of two years. But she graduated at 26 years old and hopes to become a lawyer.
A Texas college student’s graduation photos, and the story she tells about reaching this point, are inspiring thousands of people.
The single mother is about to graduate from law school after a difficult journey. She says her faith led her through it all.
Lexi Greytak, 22, just graduated from the University of Wisconsin. And she received her diploma while carrying her nearly 2-year-old daughter across the stage.
A 5-year-old boy caught the attention of his classroom — and the admiration of his parents — when he showed up to his preschool’s year-end celebration dressed as a ninja.
Niki Hughes skipped her high school graduation to go to the beach — and doesn’t regret a thing. A teen who skipped her high school graduation to hit the beach is being both celebrated and condemned for her decision. On May 28, Niki Hughes, an 18-year-old aspiring biomedical engineer in Loganville, Ga., tweeted, “I was supposed to go to my high school graduation today, but life took me here instead … no more negativity in my life,” along with two photos of herself lying in the sun.
For graduation, a teen’s grandmother gave her a journal she’d been keeping about her for 18 years. A little cash, a gift card, maybe an inspirational book — those seem like reasonable high school graduation gifts to expect from grandparents. “My grandma’s graduation gift was priceless,” Maddie wrote Wednesday on Twitter.
Khye Jessup, who has a rare genetic disorder with a short life expectancy, at graduation. Khye Jessup, a 20-year-old in Greensboro, N.C., was born with Hunter syndrome, a rare genetic disorder marked by a missing enzyme that causes cognitive and physical regression during the toddler years. “I suspected something was wrong when Khye was 6 months old — he looked a little different than the other kids — but doctors kept assuring me he was fine,” Khye’s mom, Shelley Mason, 42, a public health nurse, tells Yahoo Beauty.
YouTube user Kevin Scruggs has captured his daughter’s first day of school on video from 1st to 12th grade, and now she’s ready to graduate. As you might imagine, this valiant effort on the part of Dad, who goes by Kevin Scruggs on his YouTube account, is well worth the 3-minute investment. Watching his young daughter show her changes and adaptations to growing older in each segment is a testament to many things — not the least of which is loving parenting.
It's a "Cinderella" story for a Chicago teen who was struggling to pay her way to three big year-end events: a luncheon, graduation, prom.
Robert Olivo wore this Pokémon tie with love and pride for Dylan Olivo’s high school graduation. Robert Olivo’s decision to wear a Pokémon tie to his son’s high school graduation is not one of them. See, 11 years ago, Dylan Olivo made his dad that hand-drawn tie for a first-grade project.
A high school senior’s graduation is in jeopardy, and all because she gave the cold shoulder. Summer, a senior at Hickory Ridge High School in North Carolina, was wearing a loose army green blouse that was slightly off-the-shoulder and exposed her collarbone when her principal demanded she cover up during lunch. When Summer said she thought her shirt was “fine,” the principal retorted that her lower back was “also completely exposed,” going against the school’s dress code.
Kim Kardashian is known for wearing racy, barely-there gowns, but a university recently made an example of her — and what not to wear — at graduation. Kim Kardashian has never been one to shy away from showing skin or experimenting with the latest trend — no matter how risqué it might be.
A teen of Native American descent was prevented from displaying ethnic pride at the ceremony of her graduation from Washington’s Eisenhower High School. Nami Owens planned to accept her diploma in a graduation cap adorned with colored beads that represented her Yakama heritage.
A student in Sacramento, Calif., found himself being escorted out of his graduation ceremony over the accessory he chose for his big day: a kente cloth.
Yahoo Style’s editor-in-chief, Joe Zee, delivered the Fashion Institute of Technology commencement speech for the 2016 graduating class. Here, he explains the importance of being resilient in the face of hardship.
Photo: Bri Burtop/Facebook This year’s prom season was rife with stories of mishandled dress codes, angered parents (and students), and ruined high school memories. Why should graduation be any different? As we approach the end of the school year, many students are gearing up to celebrate their years of hard work, and the start of real life. Which is great, as long as they don’t have sausage rolls. An awards ceremony and graduation dress code packet distributed at Biglerville High School in Pennsylvania outlined what is and isn’t appropriate to wear to the graduation ceremony.