Kwalikum Secondary seniors this year will miss out on the traditional grad ceremonies due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. (File photo)

Qualicum Beach businesses asked to help celebrate KSS graduates

Committee hopes posters of grads will be displayed at stores

Kwalikum Secondary seniors will not have traditional graduation ceremonies and events due to COVID-19.

But their grad committee has found a novel way to celebrate the occasion and they’re turning to Qualicum Beach downtown merchants for help.

READ MORE: PQB grads can display signs on their lawns

The committee has asked local businesses to display posters of each graduate in their stores. They said it’s a fun way to celebrate student achievements, while also driving business in this time of recovery.

This year, KSS has approximately 120 graduates and each participating business would be given six posters to display at no cost to the merchant.

Anyone wishing to particpate are asked to contact Mike at 250-752-0960.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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