Rain delays VHS Class of 2019 Commencement

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Led by Salutatorian Heidi Huang (left) and Valedictorian Kailie Cardona (right) 268 seniors of the Vidor High School Class of 2019 enter the event floor of the Lamar University Montagne Center at the beginning of their Commencement.

A group of Vidor High School students who have had more than their share of Mother Nature’s wrath had to deal with one last deluge before their graduation last Friday. A gully-washer of a thunderstorm dropped out of the sky just three hours before the Class of 2019 scheduled beginning of Commencement of 7:00 p.m. at the Lamar University Montagne Center.

Because of the pouring rain, the doors were opened early for arriving grads, but a number of seniors checked-in sopping wet but eager to reach their milestone. The rains also caused traffic tie-ups adding to family travel time from Vidor to the Montagne Center.



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